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Plans for Avon’s Economic Growth are Underway

Working together, the Hendricks County Economic Development Partnership (HCEDP) is making a plan to continue economic growth in Avon. According to Flyer News, Director Cinda Kelley said the town council collaborated with the HCEDP to ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Real Estate on August 25, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Motivated Students Organize Environmental Concert

A new student-organized group recently hosted a very successful event that raised environmental awareness in Avon. Making over $1,000 for the Hendricks County Parks and Recreation Department, the organization held a concert at the McCloud ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news, Schools on August 19, 2014 by Community Expert Team

The Daughters of Indiana Celebrate 90 Years of Art

Local Indiana artists will be on display for the 90th annual exhibition this Tuesday through Saturday at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. Created by The Daughters of Indiana, they want to make ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on August 12, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Shepard Earns Avon Community Schools ‘Teacher of the Year’

Joined by more than 450 of her fellow staff members, Christy Shepard of Avon Community Schools, was recently named Teacher of the Year. Shepard teaches fifth-graders at Avon Intermediate School West.   "Mrs. Shepard's passion and capability for teaching students ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news, Schools on August 4, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Indy Jazz Festival Promotes Music History and Future Performers

Jazz music lovers can look forward to the annual Indy Jazz Fest happening September 11-20 in downtown Indianapolis.     The theme for this year's festival is "All About Town", the 10-day event is well attended, drawing thousands of ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on July 29, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Local Superheroes Run to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes

Hundreds of 5K race participants gathered July 12th from around the Avon area to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The run/walk, which marks the beginning of the Hendricks County Fair, was well attended, notably by several runners who wore ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Things to Do on July 15, 2014 by Community Expert Team
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‘Animals and All That Jazz’ Presented by The Indianapolis Zoo

Animals and All That Jazz, presented by Indiana Members Credit Union, has been the talk of the town this summer. The music series started in 1988, and is now a very popular activity among Avon ... Read More

In Blog, Events, Things to Do on July 7, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Sunscreen 4 Soldiers Delivers Protection to Company 1413

Sunscreen 4 Soldiers is a new program that takes donations, either monetary or actual sunscreen products, and ships them overseas. Rarely, do we think about the soldiers in Afghanistan needing to protect their skin and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news on July 7, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Annual BBQ Competition Includes Avon’s Grey Street Owner

Grey Street BBQ, of Avon, is going to represent the community in the Sam's Club National Tour on June 28th. This barbeque competition is similar to the shows on Food Network, where people come and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on June 25, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Relay for Life Brings the Avon Community Together to Fight Cancer

Participants from all over Avon came out last Friday to take part in the Relay for Life, an organization that is supporting the fight for cancer.  People met at 5 p.m. at the Avon Middle ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on June 16, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Avon Freshman Wins State Championship in State Track and Field

Avon athletes really proved themselves at last weekend's state track and field finals in Bloomington. Freshman Taylor Nicholson finished in 4:51.88 bringing home an individual championship. Competing against the entire state of Indiana was pressure enough, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, news, Schools on June 10, 2014 by Community Expert Team
June 7, 2014 is National Trails Day and the 22nd Annual B&O Bicycle Tour

B&O Bicycle Tour Celebrates National Trail Day

The annual B&O Bicycle Tour is this Saturday, June 7 to help raise money for the B&O Trail, a popular place to spend time outside. Organized by the Hendricks County Trail Development Association (HCTDA), bicyclists ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on June 4, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Indiana Master Gardner Educates and Trains Future Beekeepers

Honey bees are a very important part of the survival of the human race. This is one of the many reasons why Rob Green decided to start the Indiana Beekeeping School in 2001. He wants ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on May 27, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Area 31 Offers High School Students Early Career Opportunities

Get the career skills necessary for today's jobs at the Area 31 Career Center in Avon. Local high schools students split their time between their regular classes and other programs they offer to help them ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Schools, Things to Do on May 21, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Indy 500 Fans Support the Foundation and Their Families

The Indy Family Foundation Festival celebrated last week in recognition of its second year in existence. Locals of all ages from Avon and other surrounding communities came together to enjoy the activities for the 500 Festival. Filled with good ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on May 13, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Boating and More at Heritage Lake Marine this Summer

Spend some extra time around Heritage Lake by Avon this year. Many locals tend to overlook the various activities available at this beautiful lake; so make it a point to take advantage of the outdoors ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Things to Do on May 6, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Avon High School Surpasses Fundraiser Expectations!

With a fundraising goal of a whopping $20,000, Avon High School exceeded their expectations last Saturday at the Spring Carnival and Riley Dance Marathon! By raising $23,274, the AHS students have reason to be proud of ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on April 29, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Prestwick Country Club Brings Amateurs and Professionals Together for Golf Day!

Golf Day is approaching quickly in Avon, and the Prestwick Country Club is getting ready for the big day! Amateurs and professionals are invited to enjoy the beautiful rolling fairways and greens. Recently, Prestwick was ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on April 21, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Benihana Inc. Kicks Off Their Sixth Annual Children’s Day for St. Jude

"Children Helping Children" is kicking off their sixth annual coloring contest at the Benihana location near Avon. Starting now until May 5th, children are invited to visit any location and draw what they think helping ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on April 14, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Avon’s 12th Annual Native and Garden Plant Sale Coming

April showers bring May flowers! Especially, with Avon's upcoming 12th annual Native and Garden Plant Sale & Spring Event. The Avon Outdoor Learning Center (OLC) is hosting this family fun activity on May 16 and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on April 1, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Characters Come to Life at ‘Animal Tales’ at the Avon Public Library

The Avon Library prides itself on catering to all the community's interests. With on-going events throughout the week, there is always an educational inspired activity to join for free! Animal Tales is one of their ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on March 24, 2014 by Community Expert Team

YMCA Field Trips Teach Young Students How to Stay Healthy and Active

In order to promote healthy living, the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA wants students from Avon to participate in field trips. They plan on working with the local schools to highlight activities and nutrition at the ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, news on March 15, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Women’s Weekend Getaway at Turkey Run State Park this Spring!

Turkey Run State Park, in Avon, is hosting the inaugural Women's Only Wellness Weekend. Happening this spring, women get a chance to bond over hiking, workshops, and food! You will be able to participate in ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on March 7, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Fabulous Fridays Debut For Homeschool Students

Some of us are either homeschooled or have children that are, that is why it is important to attend Fabulous Fridays at the local Avon library. During these monthly gatherings there are fun activities for ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on February 21, 2014 by Community Expert Team

Let the Love Carry Through the Entire Weekend with a Spectacular Brunch!

Make your love last all weekend long, well at least until brunch! Enjoy one of the best Valentine's Day brunch menus this side of Indianapolis. Located near Avon, The Traders Point Creamery ranks high with ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Events, Things to Do on February 13, 2014 by Community Expert Team
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