Saxony Victorian Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive

Saxony Victorian Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive

Saxony Victorian Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive

December 10, 2010  

For Immediate Release

Executives at Saxony, the 750-acre urbanism project in Fishers, are proud to announce the first annual, Saxony Victorian Holiday Celebration & Toy Drive, which kicked off on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Saxony Pool house.  The three-week celebration benefits Alternatives, a local not-for-profit organization which supports victims of domestic abuse in seven Central Indiana counties.

Saxony residents who attended the December 4th celebration enjoyed caroling by members of the Fishers Renaissance Faire, a visit from Old Saint Nick, holiday refreshments from Zeck’s BBQ  and
photos with St. Nick provided by Jujubell Art Photography.

Additional community spirit is in full swing with the Saxony Toy Drive, which runs through December 18th and supports Alternatives. Saxony residents and local neighbors are encouraged to drop off a new unwrapped toy to the following locations at Saxony (off Olio Road on 131st Street in Fishers):

  • Michele’s Studio
  • Republic Development offices
  • STAR  Financial
  • The Bonn Building lobby

The Saxony Toy Drive is in cooperation with Blonde Entertainment which manages several popular local bands.  The roster of Indy’s top local bands include:  Blonde Sonja, Living Proof, Loo Abby, The Flying Toasters and Zanna-Doo.  Toys will be collected at the following venues: Moondog Tavern, That Place Bar & Grill, Mo’s Irish Pub, Casler’s Kitchen & Bar and BW3 in Anderson. For concert schedule and toy collection sites, visit

Alternatives supports victims through the initial crisis with the ultimate strategy of helping them achieve abuse-free and financially independent lives. Services include; emergency shelter, transitional housing, 24-hour crisis call center, 24-hour crisis response team, emergency and essential transportation, case management and ancillary services, and support, referral and advocacy for victims  of family violence and sexual abuse. For more information, visit

Saxony is a 750-acre development that spans both sides of I-69 and Exit 10 in Hamilton County. At build-out, the $1.5 million project will include a mix of corporate office, retail, entertainment, civic, multi-family and single family uses all set within a framework that is home to leading edge companies such as Helmer Inc., Clarian Health Partners, Perkins Specialized Transpiration, Ball State University, STAR Financial Bank, Verus Partners, The Wesleyan Church Foundation, leading retailers and an affluent, vibrant workforce.

Beverly Smith