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The weekly newsletter of Downtown India na
Winte r Warm Up
Saturday, February 24

12:00 Noon-3:00 PM
Family-friendly activities in IRMC Park
Free & Open to the Public

1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Sampling tour of downtown Indiana's best winter foods!
Tickets $15.00
Children 10 & under free if accompanied by an adult ticket holder

Ticket purchases include chance to win two tickets to the March 5 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Calgary Flames game. 
Penguins tickets Courtesy S&T Bank

By phone 724-463-6110 or  at Showclix.com

Participating Restaurants
Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar
The Coney
HB Culpeppers
Food Co-Op Cafe
Grubs Sports Bar
Insomnia Cookies
Pita Pit
RBG Bar & Grill
Spaghetti Benders 
Twisted Jimmy's

Thank you to our Activity Sponsor

Thank you to our Media Sponsor

Special Thanks
Children's Advisory Commission of Indiana County
Evergreen Boys & Girls Club of Indiana County
Haines Total Hockey
Indiana Gazette
Indiana Women's Flag Football League
William & Mary Gift Shoppe
Also Happening Saturday
Come Downtown & Make a Day of It!
Literacy Day @ The Indiana Free Library
Record Exchange @ The Artists Hand 
Check out the gallery and enjoy local coffee while listening to retro vinyl DJ! Bring and trade your own records with each other, and pick up some new records at the Backstreet Records Indiana, PA pop-up! Details here!
Get To Know 
Dana Henry

Chief Economic Development, Indiana County Center for Economic Operations
What drew you to joining the board of Downtown Indiana?
I have long been a supporter of Downtown Indiana and the whole concept of "buying local." Money spent in the community stays in the community and provides local employment as well as other business opportunities.

On what DI committees/event committees do you serve?
I Chair the Economic Restructuring Committee and serve on the First Commonwealth Bank It's a Wonderful Life Festival committee. I also serve on the Lucy Donnelly Holiday Parade & Festival committee, an event for which DI provides support.
What is your favorite thing about downtown?
Friendly, personal service, good quality goods and a great downtown feel!
Name a fun fact that people may not know about you?
I am a Netflix/Amazon Prime junkie!

Welcome New Members 
Davis Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning Inc.
Diamond Drugs
Holsinger Travel
Indiana County Tourist Bureau
Upstreet Financial Advisors

J oin Downtown Indiana and enjoy all of the benefits of membership! We offer memberships for businesses, nonprofits and individuals. 

Download a membership form here or sign up online.
The Download 
News from our Members & Partners
You are invited to "Launch Your Future" at the Indiana County Technology Center during Career Night to be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Join ICTC for an exciting, informative evening, during which we will highlight our Career & Technical Education programs and focus on the opportunities that allow our students to be College & Career Ready!

Fish Dinners and More! Every Friday during Lent at the Indiana Elks Lodge 931. Open to the public for take out from 5 pm - 7 pm. Details here or visit them on Facebook (give them a Like & keep up with all of the great events at the Elks!)

Ribbon Cutting - March 2!
The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to  celebrate the official grand opening of Woods Vinyl Decals & Sign Making at  25 South 6 Street, Indiana . The ribbon cutting will take place on Friday, March 2 at 5:00 PM. Everyone is invited!  Bill Woods, started this business as a hobby in 2014 and turned it into a full-time job in 2017. To see what Woods Vinyl Decals & Sign Makinhas to offer, visit his website by  clicking here !

If you haven't heard already, Indiana Women's Flag Football League is launching an all-girl youth flag football league this fall!  To help cover the cost of insurance and properly sized equipment - the League is looking for sponsors need sponsors! Sponsorships for our youth league are limited to four for $100/each. Learn more about how to sponsor!

Save the Date! Join the Jimmy Stewart Museum as they honor Rocky Bleier with the George Bailey Award on May 18.
In honor of Black History Month, the NAACP Indiana County and the Center for Community Growth will present the PBS documentary "Slavery by Another Name" on Friday, February 23, 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church (285 Twolick Drive, Indiana).

Heart of a Champion  - an evening to celebrate two great champions Franco Harris and Sheriff Robert Fyock. March 24, 5:30 PM at the Indiana Country Club. Benefits MARTI-CBH (IUP) and The Open Door. $150 per person/$1250 table of ten. For more info visit heartofachampionawards.com .