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mm 12-2-2014

Carol Kelly


Published on December 2, 2014

www.chamberbloomington.org December 2, 2014 Page 2 Awards & Designations 2015 Tourism and Marketing Grant Winners – Visit Bloomington has announced the winners of its tourism mar- keting grant funding for 2015. The winners are: IU Cinema’s Orson Welles Centennial Celebration and Symposium; Lime- stone Comedy Festival; Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival; Hoosier Half Marathon; Artisan Guilds of Bloomington Holiday Show; Kiwanis Indiana Balloon Festival; Arts Fair on the Square; Lotus World Arts and Music Festival; Open Studios Tour; Raas Royalty; Cardinal Stage Company Holiday Show; WFHB’s Acoustic Roots Festival; Great Glass Pumpkin Patch; Upland Brewing Company’s Hillbilly Haiku; Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival. Bloomington Named a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community - The League of American Bicyclists has recog- nized the City of Bloomington as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM). Bloomington was one of 55 new and renewing BFCs announced, placing it as just one of 326 vision- ary communities spanning all 50 states that are transforming our neighborhoods. In 2003, Bloomington was the first com- munity in Indiana to be recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Com- munity. To learn more about the program, visit bikeleague.org/community. For more information about bicy- cling in Bloomington, please contact Vince Caristo at 812-349- 3423 or caristov@bloomington.in.gov . Bloomington Meadows Hospital Recognized - The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) recognized Bloomington Meadows Hospital for their work to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent over the past three years. The recognition is based on the results of a na- tional campaign known as Partnership for Patients, created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to im- prove quality and patient safety at hospitals nationwide. Bloomington Meadows Hospital was one of 116 hospitals that partnered with IHA to form a statewide engagement network, Coalition for Care, and participate with the American Hospital Association’s Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) in this ambitious initiative. Wednesday, Dec. 17 5:30-7:30 p.m. Liberty Ballroom 2100 S. Liberty Dr. Hosted by Bloomington Meadows Hospital “Summer is a State of Mind” Register Below: http://www.chamberbloomington.org/External/ WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=607 Thank you to this Premium Plus Level Member who helps to support The Chamber at one of our highest levels. FUN * FOOD * PRIZES