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For Immediate Release:
April 26, 2017

Wholesale District unites for Beautification Day

WHAT:        
Wholesale District Beautification Day!

Community members are coming together for a morning of partnership, productivity and fun as district employees perform the ninth annual spring cleaning in the Wholesale District.

More than 150 volunteers will create a clean, pedestrian-friendly environment for the district’s streets, sidewalks, store fronts and businesses. Tasks include sweeping the sidewalks and curbs, removing stickers and picking up litter.

WHO:         
Employees of:

  • The Greater Indianapolis Hotel & Lodging Chapter (GIHLC) of the Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association has partnered with
  • Downtown Indy, Inc. (DII)
  • City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works
  • and area businesses (below) to make the Wholesale District sparkle!

Participating businesses include:   Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton Inn Downtown at Circle Centre, Harry & Izzy’s, Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites, Downtown Indy, Inc., JW Marriott, Omni Severin Downtown Hotel, NDZA, Inc., St. Elmo Steak House, The Alexander, Towne Park, Visit Indy, Westin Hotel and others.

WHEN:       

Monday, May 1 from 9 – 11:45 a.m.
Sherry Seiwert, DII, and Patrick Tamm, GIHLC president – welcome:  9 a.m.

WHERE:     
The Wholesale District and beyond: within New York, Alabama, Merrill and West streets (including Marriott Place complex)
Volunteer Headquarters is Hampton Inn, 105 South Meridian Street

WHY:          
Wholesale District hotels and businesses will welcome thousands of visitors to the district this May!

“As a city that is built on hospitality, our industry leaders look forward to joining Downtown Indy, Inc.’s efforts every year on Beautification Day,” said Patrick Tamm, president and CEO of the Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association. “We remain committed to keeping Indianapolis beautiful and clean as we welcome more than 27 million visitors into our city this year.”

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