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Posted by saviadmin on Mar 8, 2009

YMCA Uses Maps to Locate New Facilities

The Indiana YMCA contacted the Polis Center to create a map of all current YMCA locations in the Indianapolis area. The YMCA was able to use the SAVI map to determine areas that were lacking in YMCA facilities, and to assist in strategic planning for future YMCA facility sites. As part of this project, the YMCA built a new facility in Hendricks County in 2011.

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Posted by saviadmin on Aug 8, 2008

Maps Show Need for Suite Dreams Project Play Garden near Riley Hospital for Children

In an effort to re-develop the once abandoned Ball Nurses’ Sunken Garden and Convalescent Park, The IU Foundation proposed The Suite Dreams Project Play Garden, which would restore the sunken fountain in the garden and complete the original plan. The foundation contacted SAVI to create a map showing the location of area parks and their proximity to the proposed Ball Gardens site.

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Posted by saviadmin on Aug 8, 2005

Obesity and Environment in Indianapolis: An Analysis of Neighborhood Indicators

Obesity is presently one of the most serious and challenging health problems facing the developed world. According to the World Health Organization, 55 percent of U.S. adults are overweight with minority women being the most affected. What is causing the dramatic and threatening rise in obesity among the population?

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