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Records - May 6, 2013

 IBJ Staff
May 4, 2013
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Contracts
Franciscan St. Francis has partnered with WhatNext.com to assist cancer patients, caregivers.

Corporate Philanthropy
Foundation Financial Group employees served breakfast to Ronald McDonald House guests and stocked the house’s pantry. The company also made a financial contribution to the organization.

Fundraising
St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild to benefit from the 52nd Decorators’ Show House May6-May 12 at the Schnull-Rauch House. Tickets: $20. Visit showhouseindy.org.

Volunteers of America of Indianapolis’ Look Up and Hope program to benefit from a Wake Up! breakfast May 7 at 8 a.m. at the University of Indianapolis. Tickets: $40. Contact Diana Anderson at 686-5807 or danderson@voain.org.

United Way of Hendricks County to benefit from its annual Breakfast of Champions May 8 at 7 a.m. at Five Star Catering at Primo West. Tickets: $25. Contact Susie Friend at 745-0310 or susie.friend@uwci.org.

Eagle Creek Park Foundation Inc. to benefit from the inaugural 14k Iron Eagle Paddle & Run Adventure Race May 11 at 8 a.m. at Eagle Creek Park. Tickets: $65, plus boat rental. Visit planetadeventurerace.com to register.

ACE Mentor Program to benefit from its annual scholarship banquet May 15 at 5 p.m. at Indianapolis Marriott East. Tickets: $125. Contact Dave Ford at dford@reics.com or Ken Alexander at purdueken@gmail.com.

Indiana Blind Children’s Foundation to benefit from the Walking for Dreams family and pet walk May 19 at 2 p.m. at the Downtown Canal at Buggs Temple. Contact 554-2742 or walkingfordreams.org to make a pledge.

Grants
Sixteen Indiana not-for-profit organizations received more than $1.5 million in grants from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, including $180,000 to the Hoosier Environmental Council Inc., $175,000 to Volunteers of America of Indiana Inc. and $150,000 each to La Plaza Inc. and Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana.

Twelve youth-serving organizations throughout Indiana have been selected to receive a total of $50,000 in Susan Williams CHAMPS Grants from the Indiana Sports Corp.

Assistance League of Indianapolis received a $4,000 donation from the Sertoma Club of Broad Ripple.

Dayspring Center received a $10,000 donation from Rock Bottom Brewery, as well as a portion of the profits from the April 24 Spring Lager Tapping Party.

Sheltering Wings, charity partner for the inaugural Hendricks County Home & Garden Show, received $375 from show sponsor Indiana Members Credit Union.

Fifteen local organizations that prepare students for academic success received a total of $100,000 in grants from the Junior League of Indianapolis.

Indiana Partnership Center received a grant of $150,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to advance the involvement of parents and the community in schools.

In Recognition
Todd Relue, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, has been selected to the Indiana Bar Foundation’s 2013 Fellows Class.

Alisa Schaefer, Providence Cristo Rey High School, received a full-tuition, four-year, Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

Vine & Branch Inc. received the Outstanding Company Contribution Award from the Tree Care Industry Association.

Cerulean was named to Gayot.com’s Top 10 list of the best new restaurants in America.

Craig E. Fenneman, Rick L. James, Myrta J. Pulliam and Charles J. Surack were recognized by the Independent Colleges of Indiana with induction into The Indiana Academy.

The International School of Indiana was recognized as one of the top high schools in the United States in the Washington Post’s High School Challenge rankings report.

Express Employment Professionals was selected as one of The Indianapolis Star’s Top Workplaces of 2013.

Dan Cory and Josh Tatum, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, were selected to receive Indiana Lawyer’s 2013 Leadership in Law Up & Coming Lawyer Awards.

12 Stars Media earned two bronze honors at the 34th annual Telly Awards.

Eli Lilly and Co., the Anderson Police Department and Hubcap Express in Fort Wayne, were named semi-finalists for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Support Freedom Award for their support of their National Guard and Reserve employees.

The Indiana Pacers media relations department was recognized by the Pro Basketball Writers Association as the first two-time winner of the Brian McIntyre Award for professionalism and excellence.

Ron Elberger, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, was named a Distinguished Barrister and Oni Harton and Weston Overturf were recognized as Up and Coming Lawyers by Indiana Lawyer.

Paul Corsaro, Ice Miller LLP, received Catholic Charities Indianapolis’ 2013 Spirit of Service Award for Community Service.

Maria Meschi, Emerging Leaders, received Meeting Professionals International’s RISE Award for Young Professional Achievement for her contributions to the Indiana chapter of MPI.

Intermark Partners Strategic Management LLC received a Patent for Humanity Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce for its Nutra-Iso technology.

Indianapolis City Ballet’s Young Stars of Ballet, which was filmed by WFYI Productions, was named a finalist for a regional Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Relocations
Down Syndrome Indiana Inc. has moved to 708 E. Michigan St. in The Sol Center. Phone: 313-9615.•

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  1. Those of you yelling to deport them all should at least understand that the law allows minors (if not from a bordering country) to argue for asylum. If you don't like the law, you can petition Congress to change it. But you can't blindly scream that they all need to be deported now, unless you want your government to just decide which laws to follow and which to ignore.

  2. 52,000 children in a country with a population of nearly 300 million is decimal dust or a nano-amount of people that can be easily absorbed. In addition, the flow of children from central American countries is decreasing. BL - the country can easily absorb these children while at the same time trying to discourage more children from coming. There is tension between economic concerns and the values of Judeo-Christian believers. But, I cannot see how the economic argument can stand up against the values of the believers, which most people in this country espouse (but perhaps don't practice). The Governor, who is an alleged religious man and a family man, seems to favor the economic argument; I do not see how his position is tenable under the circumstances. Yes, this is a complicated situation made worse by politics but....these are helpless children without parents and many want to simply "ship" them back to who knows where. Where are our Hoosier hearts? I thought the term Hoosier was synonymous with hospitable.

  3. Illegal aliens. Not undocumented workers (too young anyway). I note that this article never uses the word illegal and calls them immigrants. Being married to a naturalized citizen, these people are criminals and need to be deported as soon as humanly possible. The border needs to be closed NOW.

  4. Send them back NOW.

  5. deport now

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