The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department's two outdoor pools, Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool, open for the 2021 season this weekend.
Bryan Park Pool and Mills Pool did not open in 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bryan Park Pool, located at 1020 S. Woodlawn Ave., is open May 29 through Sept. 6. Operating hours are 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily, with abbreviated hours beginning Aug. 4 when the Monroe County school system is back in session.
Mills Pool, located at 1100 W. 14th St., is open May 29 through Aug. 3. Operating hours are 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily.
Admission fees for both pools are $5 per person (youth and adults). Children ages 3 years and younger are admitted free.
Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s 75th Season is Here! The park is now open daily for the season through August 10th, 2021. Then weekends only through October 31st. Mizuki Bay, our new entertaining/pool area is open with new shows for the family and a place to cool down in Splashin’ Safari. Cheetah Chase, the world’s first flat-launched watercoaster, made it’s debut in 2020 and is ready for more families to race down its two tracks.
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We look forward to seeing you at Holiday World in Santa Claus, IN this summer.
Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus in partnership with Regional Innovation and Startup Education (RISE) is offering a Fall 2021 Entrepreneur Certificate program that prepares students to bring their business ideas to life.
In two semesters, students will gain the tools needed for a successful startup or to improve an existing business. For Ivy Tech Business Administration majors, completion of the Entrepreneur Certificate counts toward earning an associate degree.
Benefits of the certificate program include a cohort-style education, business networking with potential investors and lenders, creating business plans for launch, and becoming an entrepreneur and your own boss. To date, this program has assisted in the launching of numerous businesses across Indiana.
For more information and to apply, go online or contact department chair Dr. Sydney Mmadi, DBA at email@example.com or 812-330-6312
The Bloomington Community Farmers' Market opens the weekday version of the Market for the 2021 season on June 1 from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Pavilion at Switchyard Park, 1601 S. Rogers St.
For the first time, A Fair of the Arts, an art and fine craft fair featuring local and regional artists, will be held in conjunction with the Tuesday Market every other Tuesday through Sept. 21.
Both events will run concurrently outside the Pavilion, with farm vendors set up on the brick plaza on the north side of the Pavilion near the Rogers Street parking lot, and A Fair of the Arts artists set up on the Pavilion lawn.
The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, along with members of the County Digital Advisory Team, is hosting and public input session
We Need Your Help to Advance Digital Inclusion in Monroe County!
The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, along with members of the County Digital Advisory Team, is hosting and public input session and we hope you can join us! We had a great response to our digital inclusion survey, and we are ready to share the initial findings with you and get your feedback.
Digital Inclusion Public Input Session
Wednesday, June 2
5:30 p.m. via Zoom
To receive the Zoom link, RSVP by emailing Meagan Niese at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2020, residents across Monroe County responded to a digital inclusion survey conducted in conjunction with Regional Opportunity Initiatives and Purdue Center for Regional Development. The survey data will be used to shape a digital inclusion plan to improve infrastructure, internet speed, connectivity, access to devices, and digital literacy in our community.
For more information on this initiative and to provide feedback on digital inclusion in Monroe County, visit https://cfbmc.org/digital-inclusion-in-monroe-county/
The City of Bloomington developed a local business outreach survey to learn more about how businesses pivoted during COVID and what COVID-related programs have been helpful (on both a local and national level). The survey is entirely voluntary and anonymous. Responses are requested by Friday, June 4th at this link: https://cityofbloomington.research.net/r/WLQR9ZJ.
Five Business Trends Driving Technology Adoption on Factory or Warehouse Floor
Tight deadlines and even tighter margins have driven even the most traditional manufacturers and supply-chain companies to embrace new technology solutions. Matrix Integration, a strategic IT infrastructure partner for more than 1,000 businesses in Indiana, Kentucky and beyond, has been working with manufacturers throughout the pandemic and beyond to upgrade the critical pieces of their technology infrastructure to build a “plant of the future.”
“Our heavy industry customers are getting a lot more pressure from their clients to deliver faster and keep costs low while providing a high level of quality, service and security,” says Reggie Gresham, vice president of sales for Matrix Integration. “New technology like robotics, IoT [internet of things] and AI [artificial intelligence] are key to increasing productivity. We help manufacturing companies strengthen their IT infrastructure to support these solutions.”
Ivy Tech Community College - Bloomington is hosting a vaccine clinic, providing the J&J vaccine, on June 3rd.
It will be from 11am – 6pm in Shreve Hall, in partnership with the Monroe County Health Department.
Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine will be used. This is a free clinic, open to the public; must be at least 18 years old, bring an ID and an insurance card. Walk-ins are welcome and very soon, you should be able to make an appointment at www.ourshot.in.gov or call 211.
Join Express Employment Professionals for a virtual leadership training event, "Change Happens-How to Lead Your Team Through Change". Register by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/change-happens-how-to-lead-your-team-through-change-tickets-153021725099.
Being aware of your change style and the change styles of your staff will make leading them through change more positive and productive. “Change” is the one constant we see daily in this current work environment. People process and handle change differently which defines their “change style.” Being aware of your change style and the change styles of your staff will make leading them through change more positive and productive.
In this program you will:
Effective leaders know their team members very well and how to motivate and lead them through changes in a positive way which actually helps drive the organization forward.
This program has been preapproved for 1 credit hour with SHRM and HRCI.
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced today that the WFIU-WTIU News team earned two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.
WFIU-WTIU News received Regional Murrow Awards for investigative reporting on Indiana’s contact tracing plans and best news documentary for A Mother’s Justice: The Trials of Lisa Montgomery.
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