Beautification scheduled for Sat. May 20th! Volunteers needed.

Hello SVBA members!  We are scheduled to do a planting and beautification day on Sat. May 20th.  We will be planting flowers in your pots and, in some, planting an evergreen.  Watering will take place on a weekly basis, but feel free to give them some extra water in the hot dry months if you wish.  We are planting 5 trees as well north of the interstate thanks to some of our businesses who donated money for this effort.  Mt. Pleasant Christian Church in Greenwood is bringing volunteers to our neighborhood to help with the planting, beautification and clean-up.  They are also looking to place a branch of their church in our neighborhood!!!! We are very grateful for their willingness to help us and we would like as many members of the SVBA to join in to help and show our appreciation.  The planting will start at 9:00am and we will have SVBA members meet at Midwest Computer Accessories at 850 S Meridian St.  Hope to see you there!!

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Meeting Reminder: Tomorrow Apr.19th at 8:30 am Sacred Heart Parish Hall

Just a friendly reminder our next Stadium Village Business Association monthly meeting is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 19th at Sacred Heart Parish located on 1125 S. Meridian Street.  Doors will open at 8:00 am with coffee and bagels to start your morning.  Compliments of Shapiro’s!  We will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

We’ll have information on upcoming events, projects as well as a special guest speaker, Deb Kunce with Core Planning Strategies.

A special thank you goes out to Susan Hyatt with IUPUI!  She sent the information below and attached flyer to share with everyone.  A great piece of history!

Members of your group may not know that at one time, a high percentage of the Jewish immigrants who used to live on the southside once worked for a business called Kahn Tailoring.  Kahn was located at 800 North Capitol St (corner of Capitol and St. Clair).  That building has just been beautifully renovated into apartments.  On Friday, April 21 (this coming Friday), the building manager is willing to let anyone who wants to come by to see the building and learn a bit about its history.  I have prepared a small exhibit on the history of Kahn Tailoring that will be on display that day.  Please let people know that they are welcomed to stop by the building this Friday between 9-5 to see the exhibit and the building.  I have attached a flier with the details here: FLIER(2)

Lastly, THANK YOU to everyone who has sent in their membership dues!  We appreciate your support!  If you haven’t, here is the form—–> stadiumvillagemembership

Join us on the Fresh Start Bike Tour on April 29th!

Indy’s only 2-hour guided bike tour teaching urban gardening, growing, and healthy eating is April 29th. Support Trusted Mentors, Indianapolis’ non-profit leader in adult mentoring, and get expert tips on nutritious eating and keeping your garden green.

For info click here —> https://secure.qgiv.com/event/916585/

You will visit sites within Stadium Village and will end the ride with an after-party at Chef JJ’s!!!

 

New location for tomorrow’s meeting: The Blockhouse. See you there!

This is just a friendly reminder that our next SVBA meeting is tomorrow, March 15th at The Blockhouse located on 823 Chadwick Street.  Doors open at 8:00 am and the meeting will start promptly at 8:30 am.  Special thanks to Shapiro’s for supplying the coffee and bagels!

Our guest speakers will be Lisa with The Blockhouse and John Koluder from Indy Eleven who will bring us up to speed on all of the excitement surrounding the team and the new stadium.  You won’t want to miss this!

We will also have updates on other SVBA and Old Southside projects and new developments in our neighborhood.

Come find out what’s happening in Stadium Village!

Tech company Levementum plans local expansion & new jobs in Stadium Village

Check out the latest tech news happening in Stadium Village –> http://www.ibj.com/articles/62631-tech-company-levementum-plans-local-expansion-new-jobs?utm_source=eight-at-8&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=2017-02-22

Meeting Reminder: tomorrow Feb. 15th at 8:30am

Join us for tomorrow’s meeting of the Stadium Village Business Association at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall at 1125 S. Meridian Street. Doors open at 8 am for networking and the meeting will start at 8:30 am

 

We have lots going on in the neighborhood right now.  We will discuss our recent meeting with the city as well as other future developments.

Join us to keep up to date on what’s happening in our neighborhood.

Historic photos of Stadium Village

Below are some historic photos where you can see the former Wood High School (Currently Union525) in the background.  Photo taken at 601 South Russell – (the current Prince Alexander Architecture) parking lot. 1112131415