Mayor Ballard helped kick off this year's Indiana Black Expo: Summer Celebration by leading the Major Taylor Wellness Ride presented by Novo Nordisk, Saturday, July 12, 2014. All ages came out to participate in an 11-mile historical bike ride as the Mayor lead riders through the Martin Luther King Jr. corridor to the legendary Madame Walker Theater and back. There was also a 3-mile "Fun Ride" around the Major Taylor Velodrome and park.
This ride focused on health in the community and hosted a health fair for all that attended for free diabetes screenings and much more.
The First Friday Food Truck Firework Festival was held on July 4 in the Old National Centre parking lot. Rusted Root performed on stage and there were games, food, and a bunch of entertainment throughout this fun evening! For more pictures from this event, visit our Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nuvo_indy/sets/72157645507868876/