Tuesday, September 24, 2019

City Council candidate host community discussion

Beech Grove, IN (September 24, 2019) — Gary Hall, a candidate for Beech Grove City Council District 2 is holding a discussion at the Indianapolis Public Library - Beech Grove Branch, Wednesday, September 25 at 6:00 PM. Gary invites all residents to openly share their ideas and enjoy an informative discussions about Beech Grove.

Gary stresses that party affiliation does not matter and everyone’s thoughts and recommendations about the Parks Department are encouraged and appreciated. The Beech Grove branch of the library is located at 1102 Main Street in Beech Grove. The session will be held in the basement. Gary has planned to do these community discussions on a weekly basis.   

More information about Candidate Gary Hall can be found at his Facebook page Gary Hall for Beech Grove City Council District 2 and also at RickSrivin.com/GaryHall.

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Man arrested for striking officer with car

Beech Grove, IN (September 24, 2019) — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) identified and arrested a man for allegedly striking an officer with his vehicle after stealing items from the Walmart store in Beech Grove.

Just before 5:45 p.m. on August 17th, IMPD officers were dispatched to 4650 South Emerson Avenue to assist an off-duty officer. An off-duty IMPD officer was working at Walmart assisting with security when he attempted to apprehend a shoplifter. During this time, the suspect struck the officer with his vehicle and fled the scene in a silver four-door sedan. The officer was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries and later released.

Detectives reached out to the community earlier in the month for their assistance. Through tips and information provided to the detectives from the community, detectives identified and arrested 31-year-old Cody Amos for his involvement in this incident.

We continue to encourage anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Carroll at (317) 327-6331 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477). Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip or go to CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip.

You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. This release may be updated as more information becomes available. Information given via Crime Stoppers should be considered anonymous.


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Beech Grove Based Bollywood Beats Hosts Workshops

Beech Grove, IN (September 19, 2019) — Garba folk dance of India has made its mark in Indianapolis. A Grade-1 course was conducted by world's largest authentic Garba Dance School, known as the Soni's School of Garba Dance. SSGD director Suhard Soni said it was "our maiden appearance in Indianapolis and other cities of Indiana. It was on the invitation of Bollywood Beats (owned by Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti)." Beech Grove based Bollywood Beats is hosting a number of workshops in Indianapolis, Carmel and Columbus to promote authentic Garba Dance among juniors as well as other groups. Jenny and Suhard Soni had worked together in Mumbai. This led to the visit of Suhard and party in Indianapolis for the first time.

SSG Dance re-establishes the genuine Garba folk dance in fusion with a touch of modern dance, to make this dance form even more delightful to perform and enchanting to watch. SSGD director Suhard Soni imparted basic as well as fine foot steps and body movements which dancing. The participants found Garba "interesting, entertailing and energetic." As it was 'energy consuming' sufficient water breaks were given to the participants."

Ravinder Singh was the oldest participant. Her daughter Jasmine Singh also attended the workshop. The mother-daughter pair can be seen participating a cultural activities. All participants were awarded certificates on completion of the course. Encouraged by the response, Jenny Bhupatkar Chakrabarti said "we are having workshops on Tuesday, Wednesday,Saturday and Sunday in Beech Groove. On Friday and Saturday workdshops will be organized in Carmel and Sunday in Columbus.

If anyone wish to register they can contact Bollywood Beats / Jenny Bhupatkar on 812-603-0177 or bollywoodbeats.indy@gmail.com SSGD director Suhard Soni said " I, along with my brother Jigar Soni, is the co - founder of the world's largest Authentic Garba School, known as the Soni's School of Garba Dance. SSGD have a presence in 25 cities in nine countries worldwide, including India, the USA, the United Kingdom and Ireland , Switzerland, the UAE, Oman and Singapore.

As members of the UNESCO - World Dance Council - the school now offers a graded course which is taught according to a structured syllabus. In Septmber 2017, Suhrad Soni along with his brother Jigar were awarded in the UK House of Commons ( Parliament House ) London, for their significant contribution towards promoting Authentic Garba globally.

Suhrad and Jigar have taught Garba to some of the biggest names, Including the Bollywood superstar Salman Khan! They have not only taught but performed Garba for the richest family in India, the Ambani's for the recent wedding of Akash Ambani. Just few days ago, on September 12, their music video, the Garba Raas Anthem, "Radha Ne Shyam", with the one and only Dandiya Queen - Falguni Pathak was released. The video has been produced and choregraphed by Soni's School of Garba Dance with Suhrad and Jigar as the Lead dancers, along with Falguni Pathak. The music is composed by Shail Hada, who is known for his work in Bollywood."

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Haunted Theme Park Hiring Actors For Season

Beech Grove, IN (September 5, 2019) — A Southeast Indianapolis theme park is seeking actors, makeup artists, tractor drivers, combine drivers and parking lot attendants for Hanna Haunted Acres. Every October, they get to scare thousands of people as they face their fears at Indianapolis’ largest Haunted Theme Park throughout the month of October.

What to Expect:
While being a haunted house actor is a lot of work, it is also a fantastic stress reliever and incredibly fun. Most of their actors find a community and social group made up of more than 150 actors and actresses, and many go on to form lasting friendships. You’ll need to plan on being on your feet and moving quickly to get your scares throughout the night.

All their positions are paid at $9.00/hour after working 10 days, plus bonuses. Payroll is paid twice; once at the midpoint of the season and the last check is sent out two weeks after they close. Any bonuses earned during the season are sent out in November.

Event Dates:
Their events run from Sept. 27 through Nov. 2nd and are open from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on the first and last Friday and Saturday and Sundays through Thursdays. All other Friday and Saturday nights are from 7:00 pm until 12:00 pm. They stay until there are no lines for any of their haunts, so hours will vary throughout the season. They also require training prior to the start of the season.
Check out their complete schedule here: HannaHauntedAcres.com/hours

Job Fair:
Their upcoming job fairs are Friday Sept. 6th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday Sept. 7th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. If you are interested in joining them for the upcoming 2019 season, please plan to attend on one of these nights. (You only have to attend one job fair). Please wear comfortable, closed-toed shoes or boots and casual attire. Please no high heels or sandals. You must be 16 or older to work at Hanna Haunted Acres. Please submit your application at: Jobs.HannaHauntedAcres.com/jobs

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SOURCE: Hanna Haunted Acres