Veterans Day Ceremony
The City of Fishers and the Fishers Armed Services Commission invite residents to a Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 10 at 11 a.m. at the Fishers YMCA (9012 East 116th Street). This ceremony is free and open to the public. A live stream will be provided on the City of Fishers’ Facebook page, so be sure to “like” our page here.
Vice Admiral Terry M. Cross, retired U.S. Coast Guard, will be the guest speaker during this ceremony.
Fishers High School Marching Band to Perform in Macy’s Day Parade
Shop Fishers This Holiday Season
Explore, discover, and support local shops and restaurants that make our community special. Join the celebration and find heartwarming, unique gifts for your loved ones this festive season! Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/ShopFishers.
If you would like to submit your Fishers small business deal to our list, please click here.
Municipal Election Day will be on Tuesday, November 7. Learn more about current election information and your polling location on the Hamilton County website.
Removing Language Barriers with Propio Language Services
The City of Fishers has partnered with Propio Language Services to provide inclusive, top-tier multi-lingual customer service to its residents. Propio is an innovative language service that offers instant access to interpreters for over 350 languages through Video Remote interpreting and Over-the-Phone Interpreting Services, as well as document translation. Learn more about this latest effort at fishers.in.us.
Neighborhood Vibrancy & Matching Grants Now Open!
In prioritizing the sustainability of our neighborhoods, the City’s 2024 budget allocates $750K for Neighborhood Vibrancy Grants to fund projects related to entrance upgrades, pond maintenance, greenspace maintenance, sidewalk connections, and community spaces, within our residential neighborhoods. A change from last year is that the City of Fishers will now also fund 80% of the project cost up to $25,000, requiring participants to contribute just 20% of the total. Apply for a Neighborhood Vibrancy Grant and learn more by visiting fishers.in.us/neighborhoods.
Apply for City Government Academy Spring Session
Go behind the scenes of local government and hear from staff, tour City facilities and engage in the collaborative city governing process in the City of Fishers’ City Government Academy (CGA). The academy is free and open to Fishers residents who are ages 18 and older. At the end of the 9-week course, participants will have a greater understanding of how the Fishers government works. The Spring session of CGA meets twice a month from 6 to 8 p.m. and runs from Thursday, January 11 through May 9. Registration for the Spring 2024 Session is now open at fishers.in.us/cga.
Pumpkin Chuckin at Fishers AgriPark
Don’t know what to do with that old Halloween pumpkin? Take it to the Fishers AgriPark, and chuck it into the field during this fundraising event for the Fishers Fire Foundation! Free registration per family/group is required, and a donation must be submitted to the Fishers Fire Foundation the day of the event ($10 or more is requested). Register for the event here.
Accepting Nominations for 2024 Inclusion & Accessibility Awards
Residents and businesses can nominate community members for the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability’s annual awards. The 2024 award categories include Life Without Limits Award, Cornerstore Employer Limits, and 2024 Accessibility Award. To learn more about the awards and submit a nomination, please visit fishers.in.us/DisabilityAwareness.
Arts & Culture Grant Applications Are Open
The City of Fishers and Fishers Arts & Culture Commission are accepting applications for the Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Grant that invests in artists, art organizations, and cultural events that promote creativity, vibrancy, and a sense of place within the community. Artists, creative companies, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses in Fishers can apply. Applications are due December 15.
The City also launched a new Fishers Arts & Culture Commission Business Matching Grant for businesses and organizations to partner with the Commission for the installation of public art on their property. Learn more at www.fishers.in.us/Matching-Grants.
Give Back This Season
The start of the holiday season is around the corner, so why not find a way to give back to your community this year? Check out our suggestions on 5 Ways to Give Back in our blog. Don’t forget: Giving Tuesday takes place on November 28 this year.
New Park and Rain Garden Steward Programs
New opportunities for volunteers are available through the Fishers Parks Steward and Rain Garden Steward programs. The programs allow the community to get involved in caring for Fishers parks and greenways to ensure the sustainability of our natural resources.
Parks Stewards will ensure our parks are clean, welcoming, and thriving ecosystems for our community to enjoy through trash cleanup, trail maintenance, invasive species removal, and reporting vandalism or park damage.
Rain Garden Stewards will help maintain adopted rain garden areas for a minimum of one time per month for one year. Learn more about both programs and apply at fishers.in.us/Sustainability.
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