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290,000 Calories Burned

August 7, 2015

Pacers Bikeshare Riders Burn Over 290,000 Calories in Opening Weekend of One Million Calorie Campaign UST Global Partnership with Indianapolis Cultural Trail,Inc. Encourages Healthy Activity INDIANAPOLIS, IN – AUGUST 7, 2015 – Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. (ICT), today announced that the people burned 445,853 calories during the first week of the One Million Calorie Challenge, a partnership between UST Global and the Pacers Bikeshare program to encourages the Indianapolis community to burn one million calories riding Pacers Bikeshare bikes during the month of August. The community burned over 290,000 calories during the opening weekend of the campaign, August 1st and 2nd when UST...

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Indianapolis Cultural Trail recipient of a 2013 Downtown Pinnacle Award by the International Downtown Association

October 15, 2013

(New York, NY. – Oct. 7, 2013) – During its World Congress and 59th Annual Conference, the International Downtown Association recognized the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick with a Downtown Pinnacle Award. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail was among 24 qualified entries in the category of Public Space. This category recognizes capital improvements that enhanced the urban design, physical function or economic viability of downtown and the community. “We are honored to receive such a prestigious recognition and set a standard for how public spaces can connect communities,” stated Kären Haley, executive director, Indianapolis Cultural Trail,...

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Fred Wilson Public Art Project Discontinued

January 9, 2012

For Immediate Release December 13, 2011 Fred Wilson Public Art Project Discontinued CICF will support new public art/memorial project to be led by community advocates INDIANAPOLIS, IN – E Pluribus Unum, a proposed public art project by New York-based artist Fred Wilson for the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick has been discontinued following unanimous votes by the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) and Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. Boards of Directors. The decision came after the conclusion of a two-year community input process. CICF will instead support a new public art/memorial project to be located on the...

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ArtPlace Grant for Swarm Street

September 16, 2011

For Immediate Release September 15, 2011 Contact: Ronnetta Spalding 317.507.2366 ronnetta.spalding@yahoo.com Cultural Trail’s ‘Swarm Street’ Project Selected as a National Leader Through New ArtPlace Initiative Receives $250,000 Investment from Widely Influential Private-Public Collaboration to Revitalize America’s Cities and Towns Indianapolis, IN – In an innovative development that is affecting Indianapolis as well as some two dozen other cities and towns across the nation, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick has received a grant of $250,000 from an unprecedented new private-public collaboration, ArtPlace (www.artplaceamerica.org). The grant will help support the trail’s largest public art installation –...

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