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We are now using a private online network called Nextdoor Blue Ridge, and we think you'll benefit from joining us. On our Nextdoor site, neighbors share community events, recommendations, items for sale/free, crime/safety concerns, ideas about how to make our neighborhood better, and more. Please join us to build a better neighborhood!

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Jo Basey Thanked for Eight Years as BRNA President

Jo Basey was President of our Blue Ridge Neighborhood Association from 2007 to 2015. Milestones accomplished during her time in office include:

Blue Ridge annual meeting and election of officers conducted as an official meeting separate from the annual picnic Blue Ridge website, which received the City of Bloomington’s 2011 Mayor’s Excellence Award New landscaping . . . → Read More: Jo Basey Thanked for Eight Years as BRNA President

Photos from the Smithville Fiber launch event

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Nextdoor: a New Neighborhood Website/Social Network

Greetings fellow Blue Ridgers:

The Bloomington Police Department has partnered with a new neighborhood web service (Nextdoor) and from what I’ve seen, I am very impressed. If everyone signs up, this could become our main communication tool for the neighborhood. The press release follows, but here is the essential info:

Blue Ridge is currently a . . . → Read More: Nextdoor: a New Neighborhood Website/Social Network

Blue Ridge is now on Twitter

If you like to get notified of new posts to the Blue Ridge website you can now follow @BlueRidge_Bloom on Twitter. Any new posts to the site will be announced here. Just look for the Twitter “Follow” button on the website’s front page or simply follow @BlueRidge_Bloom in your favorite Twitter client.

As a reminder, . . . → Read More: Blue Ridge is now on Twitter

Blue Ridge in the Indiana Daily Student

Last year Blue Ridge was honored to receive the City of Bloomington’s Mayor’s Excellence Award for the development of blueridgebloomington.org, and as the competition begins for 2012, an article in the IDS reflected on last year’s Blooming Neighbor Awards. Click here for the IDS article: http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=86457

BlueRidgeBloomington.com Wins Mayor’s Excellence Award!

Blue Ridge has won the City of Bloomington’s 2011 Mayor’s Excellence Award for the development of BlueRidgeBloomington.com! This competitive award is given to a Neighborhood Association that shows active participation in building relationships, develops creative solutions to address challenges, and invests effort toward fostering a more united neighborhood.

The competition is part of the city’s . . . → Read More: BlueRidgeBloomington.com Wins Mayor’s Excellence Award!

Blue Ridge homes featured in tour of local modern architecture

This year’s Bloomington Restorations (BRI’s) Annual Historic Home Tour is “Northside Modern: Mid-Century Modern and Later Home Designs of Blue Ridge Estates and Matlock Heights,” and will attract attention to 24 noteworthy homes around our neighborhood.

Tickets will soon go on sale at Bloomingfoods East, Bloomingfoods West, the Visitors Center across from the Blue Ridge . . . → Read More: Blue Ridge homes featured in tour of local modern architecture