Neighborhood News – 7/1/13

One Heart Many Hands

This past week the group One Heart Many Hands has been around in the neighborhood working on homes and helping people out.  Here’s a great video featuring one homeowner, Free, and Renee, the Brookside Neighborhood Association president.

Feast of Lanterns

Join your neighbors on August 24th for the Feast of Lanterns!

Join your neighbors in making lanterns like these ladies for NESCO to auction off at the feast every Monday & Wednesday at 6:00pm at the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center.   (There’s no class this Wednesday July 3rd due to the holiday)

Near Eastside Resident Engagement Team

Now looking for individuals who are interested in volunteering to be a part of a planning group for the a Resident Engagement Team for the Near Eastside.  Planners would assist the Community Builder in organizing the Team and then commit to volunteering a number of hours per month on the Team.

Please contact Megan Fetter, mfetter@jhbcc.org or by phone at 317-808-2336 to join or for more information.

Landlord Training

Not for Sale

A conversation on human trafficking.

Not for Sale

Tox Drop

 

Citizens of Marion County can use this program to properly dispose of all their unwanted and unused household hazardous waste (HHW).  Over the last decade, the ToxDrop program has diverted annually in excess of 1.0 million pounds of HHW from the city’s sewers, waterways, and landfills.  ToxDrop is an Indianapolis/Marion County program managed by the Department of Public Works, located at 1725 West Street, Bldg 1, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225. Through year-round Saturday collection site locations and periodic ToxAway Day events, the ToxDrop Program has made significant advancements to help residents properly and safely dispose of HHW.

Residents are limited to disposing of twenty-gallons (20) of liquid waste or seventy-five (75) pounds of solid waste, per visit.

Location & Times:
West Street Collection Facility
1725 West Street, Bldg. 1
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am- 11am
(Directions)
IMPD Training Facility (located near Superior Court 13)
9049 E. 10th St
3rd Saturday of each month, 9am- 2pm
(Directions)
Perry Township Government Center
4925 S. Shelby St
2nd Saturday of each month, 9am- 2pm
(Directions)
Traders Point Collection Facility
7550 N. Lafayette Rd
1st Saturday of each month, 9am- 2pm
(Directions)

The ToxDrop sites are closed on the fourth and fifth Saturday  of the month and all major holidays.

The act of improperly disposing of household hazardous waste (HHW) and eScrap items, including leaving them at the ToxDrop sites outside of the noted hours of operation, is considered illegal dumping.

Acceptable HHW:
Adhesives Aerosol Cans
Air Fresheners Ammonia
Bathroom Cleaners Brake Fluid
Carpet Cleaners Chlorine Bleach
CFL’s Detergents
Fire Extinguishers Floor Wax
Fluorescent Light Tubes Furniture Polish
Gasoline Glue
Herbicides Insecticides
Lead Acid Batteries Lighter Fluid
Elemental Mercury Moth Crystals
Used Cooking Oil Used Motor Oil
Oven Cleaners Paint
Paint Stripper Paint Thinners
Pesticides Pool Chemicals
Propane Tanks (< 20 lbs) Rock Salt
Stain Removers Thermostats
Thermometers Wood Stains
Wood Varnishes
For a list of acceptable electronics, visit eCycle

Special Events

Throughout the year, ToxDrop sponsors partners with community organizations to host ToxAway and/or eScrap events as the budget allows. This year join us for ToxAway Day with Butler University.

September Neighborhood Summit

poster

http://www.cliffordcorners.com

Neighborhood News

Have more ideas for things you want in the neighborhood newsletter?  Just send them over to mfetter@jhbcc.org.  The newsletter will be posted every other week.

Check it out on the NESCO website http://www.nescocommunity.org

Neighborhood Meetings

July 8 –

St. Clair Place      6pm          East 10th UMC

Englewood      6pm          East Washington Branch Library

Woodruff Place          7pm          Woodruff Town Hall

July 9 –

Springdale Neighborhood           6:30pm          John H. Boner Community Center

RMS 10          6:30pm          941 N. Gray St.

July 11 –

Arsenal Heights Civic League          6pm          Damien Center

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