Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery will host a holiday dinner for 600 needy families on Christmas Day.
Smile Bright for Brittany Aydt will receive 15% of the tickets sold for the Indianapolis Sport Fitness & Hobby Show Jan. 3-5 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Tickets: $10. Visit indysportfitnessandhobbyshow.com.
Heroes Foundation to benefit from An Evening with Heroes Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at JW Marriott. Tickets: $125. Visit heroesfoundation.org/events.
Alzheimer’s Association was the recipient of $227,730 raised by American Senior Communities in 2013.
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis received $90,600 as a result of its VIVA il Violino fundraiser in October.
Carolyn T. Elliott, Bose Public Affairs Group LLC, was recognized by Professional Women in Advocacy with an excellence in advocacy award in the category of Veteran Practitioner.
Lonnie D. Johnson, Clendening Johnson & Bohrer PC, received the 2013 Civility Award from the Indiana State Bar Association’s Litigation Section for his respect and professionalism in the courtroom.
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2014 Corporate Equality Index, and was named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.•