Craine House to benefit from a donation of 20 percent of the sales made on Oct. 24 at Max & Erma’s restaurants in Carmel and Greenwood. Tickets must be obtained in advance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-2833.
Carmel Clay Public Library’s children’s literacy programs to benefit from the Guilded Leaf Book and Author Luncheon Oct. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ritz Charles. Tickets: $70. Contact 814-3984 or visit carmel.lib.in.us/foundation.
Southeast Neighborhood Development to benefit from its 30th anniversary reunion fundraiser Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fountain Square Building. Tickets: $75. Contact 634-5079 or visit eventbrite.com/event/5407592254.
Simon Youth Foundation and Pacers Foundation to benefit from The Masquerade Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at the JW Marriott, featuring the musical group Earth Wind & Fire. Tickets: $325. Contact Brandi Young at 263-7694 or email@example.com.
Pathway to Recovery to benefit from the 2013 Masquerade and silent auction Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at Ivy Tech Corporate College and Culinary Arts Center. Tickets: $75. Visit pathwaytorecovery.org.
The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation and Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award to benefit from an online silent auction through Oct. 26. Visit http://iaa2013.auction-bid.org/micro2.php to bid.
The People’s Burn Foundation to benefit from SuperBOWL for Saturday’s Kids Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at Pinheads Bowling. Tickets: $250. Contact Jen Beaver at 496-7898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indiana Landmarks and the Old Northside Neighborhood Association to benefit from the Halloween Candlelight Home Tour Oct. 31 from 7-10 p.m. in the Old Northside neighborhood. Tickets: $45. Contact 636-5409 or visit candlelighttour2013.eventbrite.com.
Ronald McDonald House of Indiana to benefit from A Taste…Journeys to California Wine Country Nov. 1 from 7-9 p.m. at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. Tickets: $100. Contact Pam Anderson at email@example.com.
Edna Martin Christian Center to benefit from the 2013 Harvest Festival Nov. 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the center. Contact Altina Truss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 637-3776.
Preservation Action Foundation to benefit from Speakeasy on the Circle Nov. 1 at 7:30 at The Columbia Club. Tickets: $45-$55. Contact 639-4534 or visit speakeasyonthecircle.eventbrite.com.
Indiana Recycling Coalition to benefit from the annual REVENT gala Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. at Big Car’s Service Center for Contemporary Culture and Community. Tickets: $75-$95. Contact Jean Miller at email@example.com.
Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana to benefit from its annual Bingo Bash Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at The Riverwalk in Broad Ripple. Tickets: $150. Contact 252-5558 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forest Manor Multi-Service Center to benefit from its 40th anniversary gala Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at Mavris Center. Tickets: $100. Contact Regina Marsh at 545-1204 or email@example.com.
Noble of Indiana to benefit from the annual Stanley Security Solutions Raising the Stakes for Noble casino night Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at Ritz Charles. Tickets: $100. Contact Rita Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 679-5952.
Beacon of Hope Center for Women to benefit from the Handbags for Hope auction Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marten House. Tickets: $35. Contact 731-6131 or visit beaconofhopeindy.org.
Twenty-three organizations received a total of $96,959 in grants from the Johnson County Community Foundation to further their work in the community.
Sponsel CPA Group has been named a 2013 All-Star Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting.
Dr. Bryan Schneider, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, was named the Vera Bradley Investigator in Oncology.
Lloyd Wright, WFYI Public Media, has been inducted into the Richard M. Fairbanks Indiana Broadcast Hall of Fame.
Mahesh Daas, Ball State University, won the Society Award of Excellence from the international Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail was recognized by the International Downtown Association with a Downtown Pinnacle Award.
Chris Wardrip, Financial Health Federal Credit Union, received the Professional Achievement Award; John Dierdorf, Forum Credit Union, received the Leadership Achievement Award and Sven Leander, Financial Center Federal Credit Union, and Tara Holloway, Teachers Credit Union, received 2013 Emerging Leadership Awards from the Indiana Credit Union League.
Financial Center Federal Credit Union received four first place awards from the Indiana Credit Union League for achievement in community service, philosophy in action and excellence in financial literacy.
Forum Credit Union and Indiana Members Credit Union received first place awards from the Indiana Credit Union League for community service.
Lesa F. Dietrick, Ice Miller LLP, was awarded the Allen C. Steere Award by the Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana.•
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP was ranked in the top 10 percent of all law firms for commercial litigation in the BTI Consulting Group’s BTI Litigation Outlook 2014.