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Society, Community and Culture in Energetic, Upscale Carmel, Indiana

Carmel, Indiana, an important and elegant suburb north of Indianapolis, is seen by some as an extension of everything that’s best about Indy. The overall culture of Carmel represents an interesting mix of various influences from different backgrounds and ancestors, and the outcome is that Carmel’s society is strong, persistent, viable and artistic.

Some of the organizations that comprise Carmel society and define its unique cultural characteristics are listed below.  A glance at this representative chart demonstrates the scope and diversity of Carmel society.

Here is a wonderful video about the Carmel, Indiana Dads’ Club K basketball team.

Social organizations in Carmel, Indiana

Carmel Chamber of Commerce
37 E Main St, Suite 300
Carmel, IN 46032
317.846.1049A member-driven, business-oriented organization devoted to fostering a healthy economy in Carmel and helping members network for success.
Carmel-Clay Historical Society and Museum
221 1st St SW
Carmel, IN 46032
317.846.7117This group delves into the interesting past of Carmel’s history and makes of it a living thing.
Carmel Dads’ Club
5459 E 131st St
Carmel, IN 46033
317.846.1663The Carmel Dads’ Club is one of the most active of its type in greater Indianapolis.
Carmel / Clay Board of Parks & Recreation
The Monon Center
1235 Central Park Dr E
Carmel, IN 46032
317.848.7275This Board oversees the many Carmel/Clay recreation programs, and is committed to enriching the lives of Indiana Carmelites through recreation and nature.
Carmel Economic Development Commission
1 Civic Square
Carmel, IN 46032
317.571.2417This knowledgeable organization negotiates bonds financing on behalf of the city of Carmel, and watches over Carmel employment, industrial diversification, pollution control and water services..
Carmel Redevelopment Commission
1 Civic Square
Careml, IN 46032
317.571.2492This important group is entrusted by the people of Carmel to complete the many redevelopment projects the vibrant city has on the agenda.
Carmel Swim Club
300 E Main St, Suite E
Carmel, IN 46032
317.575.8244Get in the swim with this splashy organization in Carmel, ranked #1 among Indiana swim clubs.

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Mike Woods