Sign up now for Freedom Festival royal court – The 24th annual Fishers Freedom Festival “Aaron’s Sales and Lease Inc.” Royal Court is now accepting applications for contestants. To apply, a child must live within the Hamilton Southeastern School District and must be age 6-7 by June 1 of this year. To apply, send your child’s name, age, date of birth, address, phone number, a parent’s e-mail address, school and T-shirt size to Fishers Freedom Festival at P.O. Box 930, Fishers, IN 46038, fax it to 595-3196 or submit online at email@example.com. The deadline for applications is Thursday. For more information, call 595-3195.
Community Health announces new health needs assessment – Community Health Network unveiled a new community health needs assessment tool last week that includes more than 100 nationally recognized measurements rating the overall health status of Hamilton, Hancock, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby county residents. The health needs assessment, available to the public at www.ecommunity.com, uses data compiled from governmental and nongovernmental agencies, and is automatically updated as the most recent data becomes available.
County housing inventory decreases, market continues to stabilize – Hamilton County’s housing market continues to improve, according to F.C. Tucker Residential Real Estate Services President Jim Litten. Housing inventory in the county decreased 13.4 percent in January, and homes sold in central Indiana increased 13.4 percent in January 2011. Litten said he anticipates home sales to continue to increase for the first six months of the year.