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Photos from the Smithville Fiber launch event

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Photos from the 2014 Annual Picnic

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Annual Picnic on Oliver Drive – Sunday, Sept. 14, 4:30 PM

Mark your calendars to come chat and break bread with your neighbors. The BRNA provides the meat (BBQ pork and chicken), drinks, tables and chairs. Each neighbor is asked to bring their own table service plus a covered dish or dessert to share. If you’re new to the neighborhood and want to feel more connected . . . → Read More: Annual Picnic on Oliver Drive – Sunday, Sept. 14, 4:30 PM

Neighborhood Clean Up Announcement

Announcing

The Blue Ridge Neighborhood Plant Cleanup

When: Saturday May 11, 2013

What: Free pick up of vegetative refuse (pruned brush, limbs, etc.) that is impeding safe passage on sidewalks and streets throughout the neighborhood. Also any miscellaneous yard waste may be disposed of at this time, including winter broken limbs or invasive . . . → Read More: Neighborhood Clean Up Announcement

First Meeting of the New Blue Ridge Board

The new 2012-2013 Blue Ridge Neighborhood Association Board of Directors was elected at the recent Neighborhood Association annual meeting:

Officers President: Jo Basey Vice-President: Jeannie Galbreath Secretary: Amy Henn Treasurer: Shirley Watkins

Directors at large Mike Bailey Don Granbois Ben Motz Von Welch

This new board will meet at 7pm on August 20th, at the . . . → Read More: First Meeting of the New Blue Ridge Board

Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale

The Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale, now in its 3rd year, is a community wide effort by the City of Bloomington, Habitat for Humanity, IU and United Way 1) to divert reusable items from the landfill during student move-out, 2) to prevent additional resource consumption by selling collected items to students and community members and . . . → Read More: Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale

Candidates for Neighborhood Association Board

The Blue Ridge Neighborhood Association’s Annual Meeting and Board Elections will take place Tuesday August 7 at 7pm, at the Holiday Inn at Kinser Pike and the Bypass. The Nominations Committee (chaired by Jim Peterson) has announced this year’s slate of nominees for neighborhood association board. In alphabetical order, these are:

President: Mike Bailey Jo . . . → Read More: Candidates for Neighborhood Association Board

Annual Neighborhood Garage Sale: Saturday June 9th 7:30am – 2pm

The annual Blue Ridge Neighborhood Yard Sale is coming up next Saturday, June 9, from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm!

If you wish to participate and sell your stuff, place balloons or other colorful decorations on your mailbox or at the foot of your driveway. The neighborhood association is advertising the yard sale in the . . . → Read More: Annual Neighborhood Garage Sale: Saturday June 9th 7:30am – 2pm

HAND Workshop on Neighborhood Code

HAND (Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development) has developed a workshop for residents to gain a better understanding how code enforcement works in our neighborhoods. You will have the opportunity to interact with HAND staff regarding issues and questions you have about how it works!

Thursday, November 10th, 2011, 7 to 9 p.m., City . . . → Read More: HAND Workshop on Neighborhood Code

Annual Neighborhood Picnic Oct. 2

Please join your fellow neighbors at our annual picnic on Sunday, October 2 at 4:30pm on Oliver Drive. Bring a covered dish to share and your own table service. The Neighborhood Association will provide tables, chairs, beverages, and a meat entree (in the past we’ve had barbeque). Feel free to bring an outdoor game, especially . . . → Read More: Annual Neighborhood Picnic Oct. 2