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Circle City Classic

Don’t miss the Circle City Classic®
Football & Cheerleader Clinic
Sunday, September 10, 2017.
Registration is now open to youth ages 8-14 to register for the Annual Circle City Classic® Football & Cheerleader Clinic.  Local area football players will have a chance to learn offense, defense, proper technique, throwing, catching and much more form the Indianapolis Colts coaching staff, while college and profession teach the fundamentals  of cheer and dance, including conditioning, sideline cheers,
stunting and more.

Saturday, September 10, 2017

3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Indianapolis Colts Complex

7001 W. 56th Street

Indianapolis Colts Practice Facility

We are happy to partner with the Indianapolis Colt’s again this year.  Participants will practice at a state of the art practice facility.  Giving attendees an experience of a lifetime.

Buy One Get One Free $10.00 Tickets!

Don’t Miss the opportunity to purchase  tickets, buy one get one free (BOGO), for $10.00 each  day of the Clinic only. Your child MUST participate in the clinic to be eligible for the BOGO. Your final opportunity to purchase the BOGO ticket will be on the day of the clinic!

We look forward to seeing you!
Call 317.923.3051  for more information or register by using the link below.
Indiana Black Expo Inc. | 3145 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208
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Circle City Classic All Black Affair

Indiana Black Expo’s All Black Affair is the OFFICIAL after party for CIRCLE CITY CLASSIC®.  Make your way to the Pavilion at Pan Am Plaza and party with celebrities in town for CIRCLE CITY CLASSIC®.  Live performance by Hip Hop Rapper Juvenile.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
10:00 pm to 3:00 am
The Pavilion at Pan Am Plaza
201 S. Capital Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225
Tickets are $30.00 (limited quantity)
no refunds
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Circle City Classic 2017

LEGENDARY GRAMMY AWARD WINNER STEPHANIE MILLS, WILL DOWNING, S.O.S. BAND AND MIDNIGHT STAR TO PERFORM AT THE CABARET
Affordable Tickets are Available
The Circle City Classic® Cabaret will take place on September 22, 2017 in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This year’s lineup includes Stephanie Mills, Will Downing, S.O.S. Band and Midnight Star. “Due to a favorable partnership this year with the Indiana State Fairgrounds, IBE is excited about its ability to offer more affordable tickets for the show. It is a wonderful opportunity to provide a concert to our community with four of our favorite R&B bands with tickets starting as low as $25.00,” said IBE President & CEO Tanya Bell. Cabaret tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
Shuttle service to and from the Indiana State Fairgrounds will be provided to transport downtown guests for $5.00. To secure shuttle service, ticket buyers should visit http://bit.ly/GateTenCabaretParking.  Additional parking lots are the Fairgrounds will also be open for parking.
CIRCLE CITY CLASSIC® Cabaret 
PERFORMERS: Stephanie Mills, Will Downing, S.O.S. Band, and Midnight Star
DATE: Friday, September 22, 2017
TIME: 7:00 pm
LOCATION:  Indiana State Fairgrounds
1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis, Indiana 46205
TICKETS: Tickets start at $25.00! VIP floor tickets are $100.00 (limited availability) and non-floor seats are $25.00, $35.00 or $50.00! Tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Ticketmaster.com (800.745.3000), the IBE Box Office (317.925.2702) and the Indiana Farmers Coliseum Box Office (317.762.0126).

To purchase CABARET tickets please click HERE!
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ABOUT INDIANA BLACK EXPO: Indiana Black Expo, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with twelve chapter affiliates in the State of Indiana. IBE hosts Summer Celebration and the Circle City Classic®, its annual fundraisers, which fund several year round programs, including The College and Scholarship Fair, State of Our Black Youth Initiative, Statewide Education Conference, Parent Leadership Academy, OpportunIndy Initiative, Tech Zone, Youth Leadership Summit and Youth Media Institute.

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Indiana Black Expo Announces New Talk Show

Indiana Black Expo Announces New Talk Show
Set to Debut on June 25, 2017 on WHMB TV40,
The Expo Show Will Highlight Critical Issues Impacting the Community
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Black Expo announced today that it will launch a new talk show, The Expo Show, hosted by IBE President & CEO Tanya Bell.  Set to launch on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM, each 30 minute episode will inform viewers about critical issues impacting the community.  The show will also share initiatives and programs of IBE that happen beyond its major fundraisers throughout the year.  Radio personality and Youth Media Institute Director Tony Lamont will oversee the program as senior executive producer.  The show is produced by local middle and high school students in IBE’s Youth Media Institute and it will be taped at IBE’s headquarters in the YMI Studio.
The First Two Episodes
The first episode will tackle the issue of violence and highlight information about IBE’s I Am Your Brother. I Am Your Sister. Conflict Resolution Initiative that launched on June 12, 2017.  Guests include Pastor Denell Howard, Founder of Evolve and Mr. Greg Meriweather, Founder of Black on Black Network.  The second episode that will air on Sunday, July 2, 2017 will discuss featured workshops and topics at the Indiana University’s Education Conference presented by the Indiana Civil Rights Commission.  The Education Conference will take place on Thursday, July 13th at the Indiana Convention Center.  The conference currently has 670+ educators and administrators registered from across the state of Indiana.  Guests for the show include Commissioner Teresa Lubbers with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and Shawn Bush, Director of Student Services with MSD Lawrence Township.
“We are floored with excitement to have our youth in our YMI program produce a television show that informs the community on critical issues impacting our families as well as IBE year-round programs and initiatives,” said IBE President & CEO Tanya Bell.
“We’re ecstatic to have “The Expo Show” as a part of WHMB TV40’s “local line-up”. This show will be a big part of our station’s mission to serve and impact the Indianapolis community.  When you have powerhouse hosts like IBE President Tanya Bell and radio legend Tony Lamont, you can expect a good show with great chemistry!” Vaughn works to develop local programs at TV40 and serves as host of the station’s community affairs show, “Inside Indy”.
About Indiana Black Expo, Inc.
Indiana Black Expo, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) statewide organization with 12 chapter affiliates.  The mission of IBE is to serve as a voice and vehicle for the social and economic advancement of African-Americans.  IBE is known for its two major fundraisers, Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic®.  IBE provides year round youth and family programs, including its Indiana College & Scholarship Fair, Summer Internship Program, Circle City Classic® Scholarship Fund, State of Our Black Youth Report and Initiative, Parent Leadership Academy, Youth Media Institute, Statewide Anti-Tobacco Initiative, Education Conference, Youth Leadership Summit, Employment Opportunity Fair, and Minority Business Conference.  IBE is currently responsible for the implementation of OpportunIndy as part of former President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Program.
WHMB TV40
WHMB TV-40, the flagship station of LeSEA Broadcasting, is a full power television station serving the Indianapolis, Indiana market. Having signed on the air in 1972, we take pride in the fact that WHMB is the longest continuously-operated Christian television station in the nation. In 1997 WHMB was honored by the National Religious Broadcasters as the “Television Station of the Year” Our slogan “Worry FREE TV” holds true to our programming and commercials as we deliver the best in Christian, family and sporting entertainment. WHMB has broadcast High School Sports for over 20 years, and typically produces and broadcasts over 80 games a year. Our station tower is located in the northwest section of the city with our broadcast signal reaching over one million households throughout central Indiana.
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IBE’s Partnership With INHP

Dear Friends,
IBE’s partnership with INHP is a winning combination! Recently, INHP successfully facilitated workshops at our Parent Leadership Academy – as a result, we want more people to get connected with INHP’s home ownership program. Go for the goal of home ownership with INHP.org!  They will connect you with trusted experts who:

INHP is also a resource for down payment assistance, home repair loans, energy efficient upgrades, veterans’ home purchase or repair loans, and more!

Explore what INHP has to offer. Visit INHP.org or call 317-610-4663.

 Just for IBE email subscribers!
Win four tickets to the Saturday, July 8, Indy Eleven game, courtesy of INHP! To enter visit www.INHP.org/IBE and click on the “Enter IBE Ticket Contest” button by 5 p.m. Friday, June 23. Winners will be drawn at random and contacted the week of June 26, 2017. See contest page for official rules.

The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership® (INHP) increases affordable and sustainable housing opportunities for individuals and families, and serves as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization.
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Indiana Black Expo Inc. | 3145 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208

PBS Presents Songs of The Summer..A Historical Mixtape

 
In 1958, Billboard launched its Hot 100. Almost sixty years on, how we listen to music and how we track a song’s success may have changed, but music remains a powerful force in our culture.

Every Friday this summer, American Experience will reveal a new addition to their historical mixtape. Listen and read along.  And take a peek at this week’s line-up from 1963. Do you recognize a few names?

Eastside Community Day

Eastside Community Day

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, @ 10 am – 2 pm 
Northeast District Health Office
6042 East 21st Street (Corner of 21st & Arlington)

Join Us For Our First Eastside Community Day! Proudly Hosted by Your Marion County Public Health Department and the Northeast District Health Office.
FUN TIMES! FOOD TRUCKS! GIVEAWAYS! KID’S ACTIVITIES! NUTRITION DEMOS! HEALTH SCREENINGS! AND MORE!

SEE ATTACHED FLYERS FOR MORE INFORMATION
FEEL FREE TO CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION
317-221-7300

English Flyer
Eastside Community Day.pdf

Spanish Flyer
Eastside Community Day-Spanish.pdf

Sip & Share Wine Fest

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Child Advocates Super Hero On The Run