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IndyBar: Young Lawyers Make Their Mark in Fountain Square

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mural-work-15col.jpg YLD volunteers became artists for the day, pitching in to bring the 4,500 square-foot mural to life.

The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Go Green Committee once again pitched in to help beautify Indianapolis at the annual “Great Indy Cleanup” event held April 26 by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful.

The YLD played a significant role in this year’s cleanup, donating $500 toward supplies used in painting a 4,500 square-foot mural in the Fountain Square neighborhood. YLD members also rolled up their sleeves to help bring the mural to life, bringing approximately 20 volunteers to assist in painting the mural, which is located underneath the Interstate 65 overpass at Prospect Street.

mural-all-15col.jpg  The Fountain Square mural nearing completion. (IL Photo/XXXXXXX)

The YLD and the Go Green Committee looks forward to continuing to work with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful in the future on events that benefit Indianapolis-area neighborhoods. Stay up to date with Go Green Committee events and initiatives by visiting indybar.org/gogreen.•

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