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Home Security & Safety Tips from City of Bloomington Police Department

GENERAL HOME SECURITY

1) Make sure that windows and doors latch securely. Place dowel rods or a sturdy piece of wood in the window and/or door tracks.

2) Use door locks and install deadbolt locks.

3) Use or install peepholes on entry door. Be cautious about opening door for those you do not know.

. . . → Read More: Home Security & Safety Tips from City of Bloomington Police Department

2013 Blooming Neighborhoods Celebration

The Blooming Neighborhoods Celebration gives neighborhood residents the opportunity to meet, learn and share their insights and activities with each other. Bloomington’s neighborhoods all have their own distinctive charm which makes for a fun morning of exploring the neighborhoods in our community.

Here is a picture of our own Jeanne Galbreath from the Blooming . . . → Read More: 2013 Blooming Neighborhoods Celebration

Annual Blue Ridge Neighborhood Yard Sale, June 8th

What: Annual Blue Ridge Neighborhood Yard Sale When: June 8th from 7:30AM – 2:00PM Who: Anyone may participate. Those participating should display balloons on their mailboxes

Residents interested in having their left-over yard-sale items picked up free-of-charge, can contact Hoosier-to-Hoosier at h2h@indiana.edu

Hoosier to Hoosier is a reuse program through the IU office of . . . → Read More: Annual Blue Ridge Neighborhood Yard Sale, June 8th

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

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