The Community Council's Founders Awards
The Irvington Community Council and the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Founder’s Awards. Since 2011, the awards have recognized individuals, organizations and businesses making significant contributions to the overall quality of life in Irvington. The awards are presented during the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival, to be held this year from October 22-29, 2022.
For owning two Irvington businesses, for her advocacy on behalf of all Irvington small business owners, and for her generosity to our community, the Council recognizes Lisa Bennett, owner of Black Sheep Gifts and Josephine’s.
Mary Jane Eichacker
For her decades of quiet yet tireless support of Irvington institutions such as the Benton House and Irving Circle Park, the Council recognizes Mary Jane Eichacker
Kevin Friedly & David Newman
For helping to make Irvington a hub for Indianapolis music and for continually giving their time and artistic gifts to our community, the Council recognizes Kevin Friedly and David Newman.
Chris Maroldo & Cathie Carrigan
For his faithful service to the Irvington Community Council, including six years as its president, and for her tireless efforts on behalf of Irvington Terrace, the council recognizes Chris Maroldo and Cathie Carrigan.
Nancy Tindall-Sponsor & Manuel Aguilar
For their faithful stewardship of the Historic Irvington Halloween Festival and for their constant service on behalf of our community, the Council recognizes Nancy Tindall-Sponsel and Manuel Aguilar.