Lemonade Day to Kick Off in Indy

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A ceremony is set this morning to mark an annual initiative involving thousands of youth entrepreneurs in Indianapolis. Mayor Greg Ballard will officially kick off Saturday's Indianapolis Lemonade Day by turning the downtown canal into "lemonade." Last year, 20,000 children participated in the program throughout central Indiana. May 16, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Join Mayor Ballard, Inventor and entrepreneur Scott Jones, Co-Founder of Hoosier Momma KC Cranfill and Personal Finance Expert and Entrepreneur Peter Dunn on Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Street Basin as they turn the canal into "lemonade" on the eve of Lemonade Day to celebrate youth entrepreneurship.

Presented by TCU, Ice Miller and ChaCha, Lemonade Day is a free Greater Indianapolis Area initiative designed to teach kids how to start, own and operate their own business – a lemonade stand. Thousands of Lemonade Day participants will "open up shop" and set up their lemonade stands in their local neighborhoods, local supermarkets, Indy Parks and elsewhere on Lemonade Day, which is Saturday, May 17. Last year, 20,000 kids participated in Lemonade Day.

Come celebrate Lemonade Day, youth entrepreneurship and the yellowing of the canal, and enjoy a cup of lemonade donated by McAlister's Deli. The first thirty people to arrive will also receive a Lemonade Day 2014 t-shirt.

WHO: Mayor Greg Ballard

Inventor and Entrepreneur Scott Jones

Co-Founder of Hoosier Mama KC Cranfill

Personal Finance Expert and Entrepreneur Peter Dunn

Third grade students from IPS Center for Inquiry School 27

WHAT: Turning the canal into lemonade for Lemonade Day 2014

WHEN: Friday, May 16, 2014

10-10:30 a.m.

Source: The City of Indianapolis

May 16, 2014

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CARMEL, Ind. - On Saturday, May 17 Lemonade Day will be happening across greater Indianapolis and as a sponsor for the event, Carmel City Center will be one of the many locations where young entrepreneurs will have their stands set up around the project.

The children’s lemonade stands will be held from 1-3 p.m. at various locations throughout Carmel City Center. Lemonade Day is a national entrepreneurial educational children’s event brought to Indianapolis by Scott Jones. This unique program teaches kids how to start, own and operate their own business: a lemonade stand. The public is encouraged to patronize the lemonade stands.

Parents and children that are interested in setting up a stand at Carmel City Center are able to contact Jimia Smith at 317-660-3388 to secure one of the spots available around the center. Select businesses at Carmel City Center will run special offers the day of the event. For more details please visit www.carmelcitycenter.com/lemonade-day-2014.

Carmel City Center is located on the southwest corner of Rangeline Road and City Center Drive. Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Range Line Road) and along Veterans Way located to the south of Carmel City Center.

About Carmel City Center

Carmel City Center is a one million square foot, $300 million, mixed-use development located in the heart of Carmel, Indiana. A destination like no other in central Indiana, the project offers the appeal of a neighborhood and the vibrancy of a downtown. Carmel City Center features luxurious residences, specialty retail and restaurants and premier office space. Phase One includes 62,427 square feet of commercial space.

The following restaurants and retailers are currently open in Carmel City Center: 14 Districts Weekend, Addendum Gallery, Bath Junkie, Bike Line, Brides of Carmel, Carmel Tailoring & Alterations, Century 21 Rasmussen, CLOTH Boutique, Daphney Allen Skincare, divvy, Eggshell Bistro, Guardian Wells, Hubbard & Cravens, InCycle, J.Benzal, Jack & Jill Children’s Shoppe, Matt the Miller’s Tavern, Polleo Systems, Rain Aveda Salon, Silver Door Boutique Spa, SUMMIT SOLUTIONS For Business, The Next Step Fitness, The Yoga Studio and WestBridge Investments. Pedcor is also in various stages of lease negotiations with other restaurant, retail and service concepts.

The apartment units in the Residences of Carmel City Center opened in summer 2010 and are now more than 95 percent occupied. The penthouse condominiums are 40 percent sold. Law firm Drewry Simmons Vornehm occupies 16,500 square feet of office space in Carmel City Center. Future phases of Carmel City Center include additional residential and commercial space as well as a boutique hotel.

Carmel City Center is the location for The Center for the Performing Arts, which includes a 1,600 seat world-class concert hall named “The Palladium,” a 500-seat theater named “The Tarkington” and a 200-seat black box theater. The Center Green in Carmel City Center is also the home of the Carmel Farmers Market. This pedestrian-based master plan development is located at the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive (126th Street). The Monon Greenway runs directly through the project. Carmel City Center was developed as a public/private partnership between the City of Carmel, Pedcor City Center Development Company and numerous developers.

Source: Carmel City Center