Visit Hendricks County awards bicentennial grants

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Visit Hendricks County is paying out $5,000 in Bicentennial Grants in $250 increments at the end of every month this year. Three local bicentennial initiatives that had previously received endorsement from the Indiana Bicentennial Commission were the first to receive a local grant:

■ Indiana Byway Program: The Indiana National Road Association has joined with similar groups to develop a passport program in which travelers can experience noteworthy sites. The National Historic Road, also known as U.S. 40, is the only one of seven designated corridors that runs through Hendricks County, with a stop at the Oasis Diner in Plainfield.

■ Blue and Gold Floral Tribute: A statewide project by the Garden Clubs of Indiana will pay tribute to the Indiana flag by planting blue and gold flowers at every Blue Star Memorial Marker in the state. The Hendricks County Gardeners Club oversees the Blue Star Memorial Marker at the eastbound and westbound rest areas on Interstate 70 just west of Plainfield.

■ Jack Willard Community Park: Spearheaded by the Danville Rotary Club with assistance from the Danville Parks and Recreation Department and Danville Fire Department, a pocket park will be built in honor of longtime firefighter Jack Willard. The park will be a couple of blocks west of the Hendricks County courthouse along U.S. 36.•

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