News Releases

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Welcome to Carmel News Release page

Mayor's statement on the passing of Jack Badger

Mayor issues statement on the passing of Jack Badger

Post Date:10/10/2018 8:00 AM

 Carmel, Indiana: A Partnership for Tomorrow

City of Carmel
www.carmel.in.gov
One Civic Square
Carmel, IN 46032

 

NEWS RELEASE

Contact:          Nancy Heck  (317) 571-2474
Date:                 October 10, 2018
Release:          Immediate


Mayor issues statement on the passing of Jack Badger

RIP


CARMEL, IN – Longtime Carmel resident and community volunteer Jack Badger passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Below is a statement from Mayor Jim Brainard.


“Growing up in a small town in northern Indiana, I can tell you that any community – no matter how big it gets – can only function with the help of dedicated citizens who treat their hometown as family. Jack Badger was one of those kinds of people … perhaps one of the greatest Carmel has ever seen. Whether you spent any time at the Carmel Farmer’s Market, a Carmel Dads Club soccer game or perhaps a Carmel High School sports event, you probably saw Jack doing what he did best … volunteering.


“A Carmel resident since 1968, Jack was known for always emitting a spirit of warmth, good cheer, positive attitude and a great love for our city. Perhaps he will be most remembered as a champion of selling the popular CarmelFest “Spark Buttons” which he helped produce – the proceeds of which have always gone to help the City put on a great fireworks display every July 4th. I have often said if I could bestow the honor “Mr. Carmel” on anyone, it would be Jack, who always said how proud he was to be a member of our community.


“Rest in peace, Jack. You will be missed!”


-30-

Stay on top of the news, follow the City of Carmel on Social Media.


Follow us on
Facebook
Twitter

Return to full list >>