FFF to benefit kids, their art


So, this is cool for a number of reasons. Hamilton Southeastern Schools kindergarteners through eighth-graders with artistic flair are being encouraged to share their ideas for the Fishers Freedom Festival’s annual T-shirt design contest. The winner will have his or her design on the official 2014 T-shirt for the festival that runs June 28 and 29. Festival officials say the school with the highest percentage of entries will receive $500 toward its art program. If there is a tie, the prize will be divided equally among all the winners. For more details, please go to or call the festival office at 595-3195. Entry deadline is Feb. 14. The Fishers Arts Council and the Fishers Freedom Festival will provide prize money. A panel from the Arts Council and the Fishers Freedom Festival Committee will determine the winning artwork. Up to 100 T-shirt design finalists will have their artwork on display at a Fishers Art in Town Hall exhibition March 1 to 31. This is a multiple-win art endeavor. We’re looking forward to the coming designs.

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It’s a small one, but here’s another reason your tax dollars will be at peril with an investment in mass transit. The communications folks at IndyGo warned in a press release last week that in the event of snow, we should allow for extra travel time to and from our destination; plan for delays due to icy streets, heavy snowfall and traffic congestion; watch our footing as snow and ice can make sidewalks, steps and bus floors slippery; hold onto the railing when boarding and alighting; and dress warmly for potentially longer wait times at bus stops. Wow. You can’t make up this stuff.

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In observance of Presidents’ Day on Feb. 17, the United States Postal Service will be closed. That means delivery of your edition of Current will be delayed one day, to Feb. 19.

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