Category: #PrincessProgram

December 7, 2017

500 Festival Princess: Olivia Walker

olivia walker 2017 500 Festival Princess Olivia Walker shares her professional development experience and the lasting relationships she found as a Princess.  As a 2017 500 Festival Princess, I was able to connect with 32 other inspiring young women devoted to serving their community and the state of Indiana. Being a Princess allowed me to …

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December 6, 2017

500 Festival Princess: Anna Marie Farlow

 Anna Marie Farlow 2017 500 Festival Princess Anna Marie Farlow shares her Princess Program experience, including her favorite events, moments, and outreaches.  One of my favorite events that I got to plan was helping out at the Little 500 5K race at Indiana University. Not only did I get to contribute to one of the …

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September 20, 2017

5 Common Questions About the 500 Festival Princess Program

Former Princess Program Manager Kati O’Brien Gives Her Take on 5 Commonly Asked Questions About Being a Princess As you may have heard, 500 Festival Princess Program applications recently opened and the applications are already rolling in! It’s an exciting time for us at the 500 Festival, but there are a lot of questions regarding …

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August 21, 2017

5 500 Festival Back-to-School Items

No matter what age, going back to school is always exciting. Whether you’re stuffing a backpack for your elementary student, or stuffing a truck for your college student, starting a new season of life is a chance for them to learn, try new things, and reinvent themselves. For some, it’s shapes and colors. For others, …

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August 10, 2017

Former 500 Festival Princess Stays Involved Through Volunteering

“What I got from being a Princess could never be repaid, but I wanted to give back in any way I could.” – Adrianne Johnson   Adrianne Johnson was a 2015 500 Festival Princess. Now, she’s a 2017 500 Festival award-winning volunteer. Named one of the 500 Festival’s unsung heroes, Adrianne was thrilled to stay …

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August 9, 2017

10 Women You Didn’t Know Were 500 Festival Princesses

The 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by Reis-Nichols, is one of the 500 Festival’s most time-honored traditions. The upcoming 2018 class of 33 Princesses will represent the program’s 59th year in existence. Just short of 2,000 Princesses have walked step by step with the 500 Festival through the month of May. Of this select group, …

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