Author: Ericka Bethel

Ericka was raised in Hendricks County and has enjoyed seeing the county grow to what it is today! Ericka now enjoys raising her own family here. Join her as she finds fun, family- & budget-friendly activities.

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This month's Local & Lovin' It features one of those people that I get to work with daily at the Hendricks County Community Foundation : Eric Hessel. Eric grew up in Pittsboro out by the old Reed's Christmas Tree Farm. Eric was a ... read more

Local & Lovin' It: Mom Shares Favorite Family Activities

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 10:25 PM by Ericka Bethel

Since today is Valentine's Day, I decided what better way to celebrate than with our Hendricks County Local & Lovin' It feature. Today, one of the coolest moms I know shares what she loves about Hendricks County. Not only is this young ... read more

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Children

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 10:02 PM by Ericka Bethel

So it's Valentine's week! Let the cheers or groans out! Truth is you either hate Valentine's Day or love it. I'm a believer that those who claim to hate it just don't fully grasp the greatness that it is...a day to celebrate ... read more
If people were to ask me what has kept me in Hendricks County all of these years, my answer is very simple. The people of Hendricks County are what make it such a wonderful place to be. Through growing up here and involvement in the community both ... read more

A Stroll Down Memory Lane...Into my Favorite Posts

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 10:08 PM by Ericka Bethel

It has truly been a blast to be a blogger the past year and a half here for Visit Hendricks County . When I first took up this blogging gig, I thought it would be a great way to sharpen my writing skills. Little did I know that along the way I would ... read more

Weekend Primer: Dec. 20-22

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 10:40 PM by Ericka Bethel

Christmas is so close it almost makes me sad. Sad because I know this cold winter is going to continue and soon enough the Holiday cheer will be over. In an effort to savor every last drop of holiday goodness, let's make a pact to have a ... read more

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