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june 11-July 6, 2012 S.T.E.P.U.P. Program @ the Innovation Center

center city shopping passport progressive shopping: july 16 - july 27 on main St

july 3, 2012

Blast at the Overpass @ 4th Floor Blue’s Club: 1:00P-Midnight

july 13, 2012

Richmond Social Media @ the Innovation Center: 8:30A-10:00A

july 17, 2012

Center City MeetUP @ The Innovation Center: 8:00A-9:00A

july 16-27, 2012

Center City Shopping Passport on Main Street - Shop Center City Businesses to win a Prize

july 17, 2012

Barnes & Thornburg & the Indiana Health Industry Forum Educational Series @ The Innovation Center: Noon-1:00P

Center City will be hosting its First Annual “Center City Progressive Shopping” event on Main Street in Richmond from Monday, July 16 to Friday, July 27.

on sidewalks sales (read article below) along Main Street. One of these special days (August 3, 2012) will be dedicated to a fun event that will give away the prizes to selected winners.

Shoppers can pick up their “shopping passports” at various locations throughout Center City throughout July. During the 2-week event, persons can shop the merchants on the card and benefit from the business’s special offers and discounts.

If your business is participating in this passport event, please take this opportunity to spread the word to shoppers and businesses to get more people on Main Street to shop your stores! Any business that uses their social media outlets to help spread the word will only make this event more successful!

Each shopper will get a stamp or validation upon shopping at each merchant and once the passport is filled up, it can be dropped off at noted locations and will be entered into a drawing to win the prizes that the businesses donated indicated on the passport. During this time, and throughout the summer, Center City will also be putting

Those of us here at Center City Development Corporation will also be updating business promotions and deals as this 2-week Shopping Passport event approaches. Just let us know about any special deals you are running! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call Center City Development Corporation at 765-962-8151 or Jennifer Thompson of Sassy Seconds at 765-9353334.

july 20, 2012

Center City Sidewalk Sales along Main Street

sidewalk sales on main street to happen on fridays throughout the summer

CONTACT US: Center City Development Corp. The Innovation Center 814 East Main Street Richmond, Indiana 47374 Phone: 765.962.8151 E-mail: info@mycentercity.com Web: www.mycentercity.com

Center City Businesses will be participating in Outdoor Sidewalk Sales during the summer months. The Sidewalk Sales will be on the following dates: • Friday, July 20 (During the Shopping Passport Time Period) • Friday, August 3 (Prize Give Away Event) • Friday, August 10 (Back to School Sales) • Friday, September 7 (During the StarrGennett Walk of Fame Weekend) • Thursday, September 13 (During the Annual Center City Picnic) Please contact Center City for more information about this series of events.

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New businesses

HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOPS WRAP UP

center city growing

S.T.E.P.U.P. & MARKETING PROGRAMS come to an end

GreenFiling

In the Innovation Center 814 East Main Street Richmond, IN 47374 (801) 448-7268 support@greenfiling.com www.greenfiling.com

The S.T.E.P.U.P. Program and the Marketing Your Success Program, two high school workshops focused on teaching students marketing and entrepreneurship skills in a professional setting, are both wrapping up in the beginning of July.

Green Filing’s electronic court filing solution has been designed to simplify the filing process utilizing a filing interface that even the most novice computers users find simple to use. They have spent several years providing services to attorneys and courts, particularly in the areas of access to court data, management of electronic court records, and the implementation of electronic filing.

The Marketing Your Success workshop was a two week, intensive workshop that taught a selected group of high school students marketing skills in order to put together a collaborative project that helped market Richmond in a positive light. Students learned that Richmond has a lot of positive things to offer to its community and learned ways to help promote those positive qualities to others.

Eric Eastman Co-Founder

The S.T.E.P.U.P. program was a 4-week program that taught a selected group of high school students entrepreneurial skills. This workshop also gave students a chance to work in professional settings, to earn a paycheck, and to help out local businesses.

George Knecht Co-Founder

Original Art, Antiques, & Collectables from Indiana 831 East Main Street Richmond, IN 47374 Open Monday-Friday 10:00A-6:00P (765) 962-5050

to go into effect july 1, 2012

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design by j. Kaitlin Vaughn

Indiana’s new statewide smoking ban went into effect on July 1, 2012. Smoking will be prohibited in most public places as well as places of employment.

july 2012

Sander’s Galleria & Cafe now has a cafe, fine jewelry, gifts, and antiques.

The S.T.E.P.U.P. Program at the Innovation Center

Indiana’s statewide smoking ban

Sanders Galleria & Cafe

Sander’s Jewelers has owned the building for over 30 years and restored the exterior by removing the metal facade to expose the original beauty of the upper stories.

Both workshops were held in the Innovation Center and we were happy to have both groups of students in the building. We will definitely miss the positive energy and activity that both workshops brought to the building.

Smoking IS permitted in the following establishments: horse-racing facilities, riverboats, facilities with a gambling game license, satellite-gaming facilities, cigar bars, hookah bars, some fraternal clubs, retail-tobacco stores, bars or taverns meeting certain requirements, cigar-manufacturing facilities, cigar-specialty stores, and businesses in a private residence, provided that each establishment meets the requirements of I.C. 7.1-512. Smoking is prohibited within eight feet of a public entrance to a public

place and place of employment. Signs ARE required to be posted at all public entrances of enclosed public places and places of employment. Signs must read “State Law Prohibits Smoking Within 8 Feet of this Entrance” or other similar language. Your business can get free signs like the one below, available online to be printed at www. in.gov/atc.


Center City Development Corporation July 2012 Newsletter