Dare to DREAM!

This Saturday morning, August 4, something extraordinary is going to take place on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. The story centers around the Arsenal Tech Football team. Tech has a rich history of victorious seasons, abundant fans, and all the things that come to mind when you think of high school football. But time and circumstances have decayed a once thriving environment. Almost a metaphor for the decline of the Near Eastside, the gorgeous architecture of the stadium has deteriorated and is now in great need of attention.

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Olympic Character

I was reading the other day about the remarkable American athlete, Ashton Eaton who recently broke the world record in the decathlon at the Olympic Trials. It’s a marvelous sport with a great tradition that has given rise to some real American icons – Rafer Johnson, Bruce Jenner, Dan O'Brien....  Eaton hopefully will be another. At the Trials, Eaton dominated, winning seven of the ten events, set two decathlon world records and established two personal bests. I can’t wait for the Summer Olympics and the new Wheaties box to follow.

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