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2017 Peace Festival Updates!

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Serving lunch at Hope Christian Community Center

Circle Up Indy Pre-Festival Staff Service Day

As the excitement builds for this Saturday’s Youth Against Violence Peace Festival, Circle Up Indy staff and volunteers took time out to assist with the preparation, serving and cleanup at Hope Christian Community Center’s Wednesday  Luncheon. Located at 1970 Caroline Avenue, Hope Christian Community Center hosts a free lunch for members of the community every Wednesday. This is just one of the many activities held at this location, and Circle Up Indy was honored to have the opportunity to help out.

Mayor Joe Hogsett, Circle Up Indy CEO, James Wilson, and Community Hospital East President, Scott Teffeteller

Mayor Joe Hogsett to Announce New Community Health Network – Brandywine Creek Farms Initiative

This Saturday’s event promises to be the biggest and best ever,  and Circle Up Indy is proud to announce that Indianapolis Mayor, Joe Hoggset will once again be in attendance. Mayor Hoggset will be taking time out of his busy schedule to speak and show support for the launch of a pilot program to address the limited access and lack of affordable and
nutritious food in targeted areas in Marion County.

Community Health Network is partnering with Brandywine Creek Farms to
address food insecurity in Community’s East region through an Affordable
Access Mobile Farm Market, known as ‘The Rolling Harvest Food Truck’. The
pilot program will also include educational opportunities about growing and
selecting nutritious food.

As presenting sponsor of the event, Community Health Network is providing free
health screenings, sports physicals, car seat education, health and wellness
information, and concussion training.

Sheldon Day
Sheldon Day

Sheldon Day

NFL’S Jacksonville Jaguar’s Defensive Tackle, Sheldon Day will be on hand at Saturday’s event. An Indianapolis native, and Warren Central High School graduate, Sheldon was a college football standout, graduating  with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business. He will be coming out the the Peace Festival to show his support for peace in the streets of Indianapolis.

One of eight power-wheels to be given away!

Toy Story

Thanks to Barton’s Discounts and our other sponsors we will be giving away thousands of dollars of toys, book-bags, power-wheels and games. In addition to the raffles Community Hospital East for child car-seats, Circle Up Indy will also be raffling a mini-fridge and a 39″ led smart television.

Also IndyGo bus passes! Movie passes, concert tickets and other prizes from Radio One! Coa-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated will be giving away beverages and other prizes!

For more about Circle Up Indy and the Peace Festival, check out our exclusive television sponsor, FOX 59’s, stories about this year’s Peace Festival!