Bira Golf Outing

BIRA Golf Outing

Best Ball Tournament
Win $10,000 for Hole-in-One on #10

$300 per team includes green fees, cart, food, drink and prizes.

When: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Where: Eagle Pointe Golf Resort
Registration: 10:00am
Shotgun Start: Noon, Rain or Shine
Registration contact: Steve Swihart
(812) 332-7439

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Lotus World Music and Arts Festival • September 22-25, 2011

The 18th annual  Lotus World Music and Arts Festival • September 22-25, 2011 • Bloomington, Indiana celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.

The Festival is proudly based in downtown Bloomington and named in part for Indiana musician Lotus Dickey (1911-1989).  Lotus offers both ticketed showcases and free events for all ages. Saturday’s Lotus in the Park is packed with live performances, hands-on art projects, and interactive workshops with Festival artists.

The mission of the Lotus Education & Arts Foundation: To experience, celebrate, and explore the diversity of the world’s cultures, through music and the arts.

Restaurants Bloomington - BIRA Mother's Day May 10

We welcome you to join us For a special Mother’s Day Brunch At any of the following Bloomington Independent Restaurants:

Eagle Pointe Golf Resort The Runcible Spoon FARMbloomington Crazy Horse
Yogi’s Lennie’s Chapman’s Restaurant Fourwinds Resort and Marina
Scotty’s Brewhouse The Uptown Café The Scholar’s Inn

BIRA - Taste of Bloomington 2018

Taste of Bloomington

Taste of Bloomington 2014

Come and join BIRA Restaurants in Showers Common – Bloomington City Hall on Saturday, June 21st to the area’s favorite annual food festival, The Taste of Bloomington. Local and visitors are welcome to experience the finest flavors the nationally recognized Bloomington food scene has to offer. Over 50 restaurants, breweries and wineries will be serving up their foods to fill your belly!

Taste of Bloomington features live music and entertainment all day for all ages to celebrate its community and its renowned food service industry.
Come to downtown Bloominigton and reunite with friends, feel the summer heat, have a lot of fun and take advantage of this nation’s favorite weekend festival!

Bloomington Restaurants - BIRA - Zing Train

Local First Bloomington, the Bloomington Independent Restaurant Association and Downtown Bloomington, Inc. are proud to host a professional service seminar on Wednesday, May 28th entitled “Keeping Score on Service”. This 4 hour seminar is a follow-up to last year’s very successful presentation of “The Art of Giving Great Service”. This workshop is perfect for any business wanting to take their customer service to the next level and, in doing so, generate more sales and loyal customers. Learn how to make your business stand out from the competition.

During this seminar you will:

1. Learn the Zingerman’s approach to Customer Service and how it can be adapted to your organization.
2. Explore the benefits of measuring customer service successes and challenges.
3. Use data from customers to drive customer service improvements.
4. Employ new tools and techniques to improve your organization’s customer service.

Zingerman’s approach to business and customer service is like none other. It is both playful and fresh all the while improving your bottom line!

Bloomington Convention Center

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

7 am- 8 am: Networking and light breakfast

8 am- Noon: “Keeping Score on Service”

$45 per person (pay at the door)

Course material is provided

RSVP by May 23rd to

If your organization is a member of LFB, BIRA or DBI, your first attendee is FREE!

Please include attendee’s name and affiliated business

Space is limited

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