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April 19, 2014
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Fundraising
Anti Defamation League to benefit from a dinner honoring Robert McKinney and Michael McRobbie April 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt downtown. Tickets: $400. Contact Ellen Shevitz at ellenshevitz@gmail.com or 253-0567.

Back on My Feet to benefit from its Birthday Bash Breakfast April 24 at 7:45 a.m. at the JW Marriott. Tickets: $50. Contact Liz Vlach at liz.vlach@backonmyfeet.org or 696-3615.

Trusted Mentors to benefit from Empowerment and Eggs April 25 at 7:30 a.m. at the NCAA Conference Center. Tickets: $43.19. Contact Jeri Warner at jwarner@trustedmentors.org.

Coburn Place Safe Haven to benefit from its annual Blue Breakfast April 25 at 7 a.m. at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center. Tickets: $50. Contact Lara Chandler at 923-5750 or lara@coburnplace.org.

Indiana Children’s Wish Fund to benefit from the fourth annual Airplane Pull April 26 at the Republic Airways hangar from 9 a.m. to noon. Participating teams must raise a minimum of $500. Contact 913-9474 or brad@indywish.org.

Indy Reads to benefit from Alphabet Affair – Celebrating the Letter “P” April 26 at 6 p.m. Hyatt Regency downtown. Tickets: $100. Visit Indyreads.org.

Bosma Enterprises to benefit from Dining in the Dark April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at JW Marriott. Tickets: $150. Contact Rhonda Garrison at (866) 602-6762 or rhondag@bosma.org.

Fletcher Place Community Center to benefit from Culinary Collage – Take a Bite out of Poverty April 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the University of Indianapolis. Admission: $10 Kroger gift card. Contact Jessi Langlie at jessi@fletcherplacecc.org or 636-3466.•


 

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  1. Really, taking someone managing the regulation of Alcohol and making himthe President of an IVY Tech regional campus. Does he have an education background?

  2. Jan, great rant. Now how about you review the report and offer rebuttal of the memo. This might be more conducive to civil discourse than a wild rant with no supporting facts. Perhaps some links to support your assertions would be helpful

  3. I've lived in Indianapolis my whole and been to the track 3 times. Once for a Brickyard, once last year on a practice day for Indy 500, and once when I was a high school student to pick up trash for community service. In the past 11 years, I would say while the IMS is a great venue, there are some upgrades that would show that it's changing with the times, just like the city is. First, take out the bleachers and put in individual seats. Kentucky Motor Speedway has individual seats and they look cool. Fix up the restrooms. Add wi-fi. Like others have suggested, look at bringing in concerts leading up to events. Don't just stick with the country music genre. Pop music would work well too I believe. This will attract more young celebrities to the Indy 500 like the kind that go to the Kentucky Derby. Work with Indy Go to increase the frequency of the bus route to the track during high end events. That way people have other options than worrying about where to park and paying for parking. Then after all of this, look at getting night lights. I think the aforementioned strategies are more necessary than night racing at this point in time.

  4. Talking about congestion ANYWHERE in Indianapolis is absolutely laughable. Sure you may have to wait in 5 minutes of traffic to travel down BR avenue during *peak* times. But that is absolutely nothing compared to actual big cities. Indy is way too suburban to have actual congestion problems. So please, never bring up "congestion" as an excuse to avoid development in Indianapolis. If anything, we could use a little more.

  5. Oh wait. Never mind.

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