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- 2012 CVAs: The Project School
Rather than pressuring students to conform to a generic definition of success, The Project School offers a holistic vision of education committed to developing “heart, mind and voice.” by Rebecca Townsend The Project School is a beacon of social justice operatingalong the Monon on 22nd Street. Rather than pressuring the students to conform to astandardized, generic definition of success, The Project School offers aholistic vision of education committed to developing “heart, mind andvoice.” Labels associated with special education, poverty and test-scorepercentiles fade away as students experience membership in a community thatcelebrates diversity.…
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- 2012 CVAs: John Mutz: Lifetime Achievement
This year’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Honoree John Mutz has served in a variety of capacities over the years: politician, philanthropy, visionary. by David Hoppe JohnMutz is an Indianapolis lifer. “I’ve spent too much of my heart and soul inthis community to leave,” he says.…
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- 2012 CVAs: RecycleForce
RecycleForce trains ex-offenders for the private-sector workforce and help them overcome any number of obstacles that may prevent successful re-integration into society. by Rebecca Townsend The workers at Indy’s RecycleForce understand the value ofdiscarded objects. Society cast them off, too — into the criminal justicesystem.…
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- 2012 CVAs: Nate Jackson, IUPUI
As executive chef of IUPUI Food Service, Jackson is in charge of serving thousands of students a day, and directly impacting campus culture with an ethos of sustainability. by Julianna Thibodeaux Asexecutive chef of IUPUI Food Service, Nate Jackson is in charge of servingthousands of students a day. But even though he reports to work there daily,Jackson is not employed by IUPUI.…
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- 2012 CVAs: Tamara Zahn
When Tamara Zahn became head of Indianapolis Downtown Inc. in 1993, Circle Centre Mall was a hole in the ground. Now, we’re a world class city who hosted the Super Bowl. by David Hoppe WhenTamara Zahn took the job as head of Indianapolis Downtown Inc. in 1993, CircleCentre Mall was a hole in the ground. IDI had just undergone a makeover of itsown and Zahn’s mission was to lead a public-private partnership dedicated tothe development, maintenance, and beautification of the city’s heart.…
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- Gadfly: Indiana heatwave
Every week, NUVO cartoonist Wayne Bertsch turns an eye towards the news headlines for the subject of his ‘Gadfly’ comic. by Wayne Bertsch
- Blackwells enjoy services at Holy Name
Gary Blackwell and his wife Lynn were married at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in Beech Grove in 1985. They have been parishioners ever since. Gary is employed by the Indianapolis Fire Department for almost 27 years and Lynn is employed as an RN for Fresenius Dialysis Company. The couple says they thought Holy [...]
- Nothing stuffy about orange roughy
Here’s a decent little dish—one that combines ease-of-execution with a sophisticated presentation. Because of its firmness, orange roughy is an ideal fish for pan-searing; and cooked properly, the product yields a flaky and silky texture. Searing in a sauté pan (particularly in a non-stick variety) takes some finesse. But the secret comes down to these [...]
- Consider your inner universe
If you’ve viewed my CBS segment, you know a bell rings when we say ‘fiber.’ If you’re a meat and ‘tater person, chances are your fiber-starved colon’s backed-up, your tummy bloated and your odiferous inner environment stagnant. Most folks have up to 15 pounds of old, dried and decaying poo loitering in their fiber-less colons [...]
- Torry’s Top Ten: Ways to get kicked out of the bridal shop
10. Go stag. Bring a cooler. Tell them you’re just there to watch. 9. Ask to see their maternity dresses. 8. “That veil needs to be a lot darker and heavier. Whatcha got in burlap?” 7. Drool. … A lot. … Works every time. 6. Ask to see the mother of the bride dresses that [...]
- In Business – May 24, 2012
Greenwood Realty World office wins awards • The agents and office of Realty World Harbert Company, Inc. were recently honored by Realty World as National Award Winners for 2012. The awards were announced on April 27 during the Realty World International Awards Convention held at The Castle Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Realty World Harbert Company, [...]
- ‘Hilly Hundred’ riders fill up on fried chicken, cider
How much fried chicken does it take to feed 5,000 hungry cyclists? It may sound like a joke, but Greenwood resident Daina Chamness has to know the answer, right down to the last chicken leg.
- Public safety director has become a lightning rod
Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf.
- 3 hurt when vehicle strikes Eastside house
Three people were injured early today after the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into an Eastside house.
- Kennedy outlines neighborhoods proposal
Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy on Sunday unveiled a neighborhood plan that she says would take the city back to grass-roots policies.
- Divers search Georgia lake for Plainfield man in wheelchair
ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities say divers planned to resume a search Monday for a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair who fell into a Georgia lake while getting off a large boat.
- New app will help you find a place to park
Worried about finding a place to park Downtown? You guessed it: There’s an app for that. ParkIndy, the group that operates the city’s privatized parking meters, continues to tap into the growing market for smartphones. Officials today will announce plans for an app that maps available parking spaces Downtown.