Neighborhood News – 3/19/13

Congrats to NESCO on another successful Pi Day!

A great time was had by all.  Also a special congratulations to the winner of the pie baking contest, Sherry VanDyke with her fabulous Pecan Pie!

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Marion County Surplus Real Estate Auction

After a parcel has gone through the annual tax sale and is not purchased, the county takes a lien on  the property. Surplus Auctions are held to sell these parcels. To sell the parcels, the county takes title in Marion County’s name by virtue of a tax title deed and removes all the taxes owing. The property is appraised and a minimum bid amount established. When property is purchased from the County, there is no redemption period.  The parcel is yours as soon as you receive the recorded deed. The property is conveyed by quitclaim deed, which the county records.  The next Surplus Real Estate Auction is on March 22, 2013.

For more information –  http://www.indy.gov/eGov/County/Comm/surplus/Pages/home.aspx

Indy Humane – Mutt Strut 2013

HOLD ON TO YOUR LEASHES, WE’RE TAKING OVER THE SPEEDWAY!

Join us for The Greatest Spectacle in Dog Walking! as Harrison College presents Mutt Strut 2013. This one-of-a-kind event will bring people together from across Indiana and the country to walk the famous 2½ -mile oval at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

In 2012, more than 6,000 people attended to support the Humane Society of Indianapolis. This year, we hope you’ll join us and consider entering your own Mutt Strut Pack (team).

Why has Mutt Strut been voted Best Charitable Event in Indianapolis by NUVO readers the last four years in a row? Join us – you’ll see!

Registration is now open – http://indymuttstrut.org/participate/register/

Great Indy Cleanup

Lend A Hand & Keep Your Neighborhood Beautiful

KIB’s Great Indy Cleanup is an anti-litter program in partnership with the City of Indianapolis designed to combat heavy litter and debris that has accumulated in public spaces such as streets, alleys, greenspaces and waterways.  Many Near Eastside neighborhoods are taking part in this great community event.  Check with your neighborhood association to see if you’re participating.

Fore more information – http://www.kibi.org/great_indy_cleanup

Better Buildings/Energizing Indiana

There are individuals canvassing the neighborhoods on the Near Eastside from Energizing Indiana to talk about the Better Buildings program.  Please be aware that they will be knocking on doors in your neighborhood soon, if they haven’t already.  If you are concerned about safety, please ask these individuals for their identification and they will be more than happy to provide it.  If you do not wish to open your door to them, but still want to take part, feel free to contact Rachel Mattingly, Better Buildings Program Director, at rmattingly@jhbcc.org or you can give her a call at 317-808-2385.

St. Clair Place Nite Owls Nite Out Fundraiser

The next St. Clair Place social fundraiser will be Monday evening, April 15th at Dorman Street Pub from 6-10pm. $1 from every drink ordered will go to SCPNA general fund. The kitchen is now open at the Pub so you can sample some of their bar fare. This is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with your SCP neighbors while raising funds for your neighborhood! Please invite your friends, neighbors and co-workers. Its a great opportunity to raise much-needed funds.

NESCO Bike Rodeo

bike rodeo

IPS #74 Art Show

74 art show

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One thought on “Neighborhood News – 3/19/13

  1. Upcoming Neighborhood Meetings!

    3/21 Emerson Heights 6:45p Wallace St. Evangelical Church
    3/21 Grace Tuxedo 6:30p Tuxedo Baptist Church
    3/23 Transportation Confabulation 9a Re-Development Group (pack a lunch)
    3/26 NESCO Board Meeting 6:30p Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
    3/27 TEAR United 6:30p Family Bible Church

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