Indianola Hometown Pride
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Hometown Pride brings neighbors together to build a sense of community, create and improve public amenities, and celebrate what makes our hometowns great.
Our Current Projects
- “Wonder on Buxton” – A 2.5 block path of art, amenities and gathering spaces that tell the story of Indianola’s culture and history. Currently in the fundraising and design stage.
- Celebrate Warren County Parade (July 30, 2022 – sign up here: bit.ly/WCparade)
- Yard Of the Month Awards
- Park Wayfinding & Walkability Signs (received grant to install signs that help people discover new parks and places to walk to)
- Warren County tourism promotion (@warrencountytourism on FB and Instagram)
- Managing Indianola’s “Iowa Great Places” designation
- Annually: “Light Up Indianola” – coordination of decorating “holiday lanes” in our neighborhoods
- Applied for and awarded Iowa Great Places Designation for Indianola
- “Warren County Strong” Banner Project on the Indianola Square
- Indianola Organization Directory
- Indianola Organizational Summits
- Community Partners Service Fair (with Simpson College)
- Community Clean-Ups (2018-2021)
- Indianola Vision Plan (2020)
The Indianola Hometown Pride Committee meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30.
Mindy Blanchard, Doug Bylund (Staff), Lorin Ditzler (Staff), Amy Duncan, Michelle Holland-Sheraden, Heidi Levine, Katherine Newcomer, Jessica Schneider (Chair), Monica Thompson (Vice Chair), Josh Weitzel