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Jan 06

For the Love of Fishers

Posted on January 6, 2017 at 7:32 p.m. by Blog Admin

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we thought we’d take this opportunity to learn why you love your city. While we think there’s much to love about Fishers -- from our annual Summer Concert Series at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater to our great parks and community-wide programs to our burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem -- but we want to hear from you!

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What makes you proud to call Fishers home? What are you excited to share with visitors?

Here’s a few ways you can share the love:

  • Complete and submit the form here (you can even submit imagesand videos):

  • Share the love on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #LoveFishers

Share your submission by Jan. 12 for an opportunity to be featured in February’s issue of Think Fishers.

Dec 21

Winter #AroundFishers

Posted on December 21, 2016 at 2:10 p.m. by Blog Admin

We love seeing your photos from all #AroundFishers. On this first day of winter, here's a roundup of resident's favorite winter spots and activities.

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@LisaWilkins_ via Twitter

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@ambassadorhouse via Instagram

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@indysuz via Instagram

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@thingfororange via Instagram

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@milesofadventures via Instagram

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@coreyalanphotog via Instagram

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@tgillian10 via Instagram

To be featured on social media and in Think Fishers, simply share your photos by using the hashtag #AroundFishers.  
Dec 09

Mental Health Task Force Wraps Up 2016 Action Items

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 10:23 a.m. by Blog Admin

This time last year, the City’s Mental Health Task Force released its Report to the Community including recommendations and measurable goals for 2016. The Task Force identified seven recommendations surrounding education and training and two recommendations for resources and access. During a mental health summit last month, the Task Force’s work groups shared their progress towards those goals.


Phase II of the mental health initiative will include a data-driven effort to prevent mental health crises. The Task Force will continue to support existing and new objectives, under the direction of Suzanne Clifford, Senior Vice President of Integrated Primary Care Services at Community Health Network.

The initiative has gained national recognition. Just last month, Mayor Fadness and FFD Chief Orusa were invited to share the story of the Mental Health Task Force and its progress at the City of New York’s Cities Thrive mental health conference. 

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A group of local clergy members also gathered monthly throughout the year to better understand the mental health challenges faced by those they serve. Together, the group agreed to focus their efforts on teenage suicide prevention. The group completed a “Teen Suicide 101” training presented by Mental Health America. The clergy members were also given an opportunity to provide Chaucie’s Place’s evidence-based youth suicide prevention program to their staff members. 

Click here to read the full article in Think Fishers