Bicentennial committee approves more Bartholomew projects

The Indiana Bicentennial Commission has approved six more Bartholomew County projects as Bicentennial Legacy projects.

That brings the county total up to 19 and more are in the pipeline, says Lynn Lucas, the local organizer of the bicentennial efforts.

The newest projects to win approval include:

  • Central Middle School’s Indiana puzzle
  • Déjà vu Fine Arts and Craft Show
  • Salute Concert
  • Aruna Project 5K Run/Walk
  • Steps Through Time Bicentennial Celebration Event with Michele Bottorff at Bartholomew County Library
  • The Story of Amberly publication by Bonnie Boatwright.

Lucas said the previously approved projects include:

  • Joseph Hart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution elementary student choir performance in the Bartholomew County Torch Relay Celebration event
  • Joseph Hart Chapter of DAR Bicentennial lapel pin project.
  • Bartholomew Count 4-H Fair Bicentennial exhibit
  • Hope Heritage Day  Pioneer Village
  • Race2Play projects in Columbus parks.
  • Spring on the Farm – 200 Years of Indiana History
  • Revitalization of the Historical Hope Town Square
  • Mill Race Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo
  • Bartholomew County Historical Society events including the Saturday Sampler Programs, Vintage Spirits – History and Hooch of Bartholomew, The Empire Strikes Back – A Bicentennial Celebration, Bicentennial Hat Making
  • Ethnic Expo