Hoosier Trades Plumbing Inc., 7023 Brookville Road, 46239. Chapter 7 liquidation. Assets: $2,894; liabilities: $409,219.
Riley Hospital for Children to benefit from the annual Barnes & Noble book drive from Nov. 1 to Jan. 1. Contact 594-7534.
Easter Seals Crossroads to benefit from the sale of its 20th limited edition holiday ornament, “the Cherub of Downtown Indianapolis” from Nov. 20 to Dec. 31. Available at 29 Indianapolis Regions Bank branches for $15 or by calling 466-2002.
Indiana Children’s Wish Fund to benefit from the Hyatt’s Christmas in the Kitchen event on Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Tickets: $85. Contact 913-9474.
Indianapolis Zoo to benefit from the Elegant Vintages Wine Auction on March 20 at the Conrad Hotel. Contact 630-3265.
Indianapolis Private Industry Council received $2.3 million from the Lilly Endowment.
Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning received $7.5 million from the Lilly Endowment.
Tyson Skross, Anila Agha Quayyum and Jennifer Reeder each received $20,000 grants from the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana received $210,000 from the Glick Fund.
Christine Amidon was named the Indiana School Nurse of the Year by the Indiana Department of Education.
John A. Lienhart received the Miracle Maker Award from the St. Mary’s Child Center.
Jill E. Goldenberg was named one of The Best Lawyers in America for 2010 in the specialty of family law.
Indiana Arts Commission received the National Accessibility Leadership Award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park received the Spirit of Excellence award for Best Guest Services Training Program from the International Association of Amusement Park and Attractions.
Peritus Public Relations has opened a location at 300 N. Meridian, Suite 220.•