Neighborhood News – 2/26/13

Hello, Near Eastsiders!

Community Gardening Open House

ecdc garden-1

If you’d like more information please contact Erin McRae at 639-1541 or

2013 Great Birdhouse Challenge

Partners In Housing needs volunteers for 2013 Great Birdhouse Challenge on April 20th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Indiana Landmarks Center. Positions of need include: set-up, greeting, registration, contact info, tumbler table, runners, and clean-up. FMI, contact Volunteer Coordinator Adam Bauer at

RE-Entry Study Commission

​The Re-Entry Policy Study Commission was created by Proposal No. 228, 2012 (Council Resolution No. 80, 2012) and later modified as to membership by Proposal No. 380, 2012 (Council Resolution No. 90, 2012) to examine and investigate current policies and procedures relating to the re-entry of ex-offenders into the workplace, the family unit and the community as a whole.

For more information – head over to the City of Indianapolis website

Free Tax Prep

There are a couple of ways you can get your tax preparations done if you made $50,000 or less in 2012.  Please see the fliers below.

free tax prep

At the John H. Boner Community Center: 

Refugee Art Exhibition

Refugee art exhibition

Neighborhood Meetings

2/26          NESCO Board Meeting          Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center          6:30pm

3/4             Cottage Home          Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center      6pm

3/4              Willard Park           Woodruff Place Baptist Church      6:30pm

3/5              Westminster Community Partner Meeting            Westminster Neighborhood Ministries      9am

3/7              Brookside            Brookside Community Church          6:30pm

3/8              Brookside Elementary Community Partner Meeting             IPS #54 Brookside Elementary    10am


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