Records - Sept. 19, 2011

IBJ Staff
September 17, 2011
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Corporate Philanthropy
Walmart and the Indiana 4-H Foundation are working to address students through the “Feeding Tomorrow’s Future Today,” a 4-H program designed to fill the weekend food gap for kids on free and reduced lunch.

Indiana Members Credit Union distributed 525 school uniforms to IPS School 44 in August.

Sam’s Club is donating $20,000 to the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce Foundation as the result of a campaign held during National Small Business Week.

Kittle’s Furniture is continuing its community partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, with over $51,000 donated this year.

The Indianapolis-based Kroger Co. Central Division and the Kroger East 46th Street store will support a program to address summer learning loss at Challenge Foundation Academy and build teacher excellence at Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School.

Coburn Place Safe Haven to benefit from CoburnFest, entertainment Henle and the Loops, at Robert Irsay Pavilion on Sept 17. Tickets: $50. Contact www.coburnplace.org or 923-5750.

Prison Ministry Keeping Families Together to benefit from its annual awards dinner on Sept. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at 3808 N. Meridian St. Tickets: $40. Contact 728-2518.

Brownsburg Community School Corp. to benefit from Brownsburg Education Foundation-sponsored sales of Yankee Candle products from Sept. 23 through Oct.10.

Fairbanks Patient Assistance Fund to benefit from Fairbanks Alumni Association Golf Tournament on Sept. 24, at Ironwood Golf Club. Registration 8 a.m. Shotgun start 9 a.m. Register individually or as a foursome - $80 per player. Visit www.fairbankscd.org or email jkramer@fairbankscd.org.

Little Red Door Cancer Agency to benefit from Daddy Real Entertainment Concert of Johnny Rivers to raise awareness about prostate cancer and screening on Sept. 25 at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre. Contact The Old National Centre box office, and Ticketmaster outlets, or call (800) 745-3000.

TriMedx Foundation to benefit from it’s sixth annual Missions on the Green golf outing Sept. 26 at The Bridgewater Club. Lunch and registration begin at 11 a.m. and shotgun start at noon. Contact 275-1555.

Best Buddies Indiana to benefit from 6th annual Art of Friendship on Sept. 29 at the Indiana State Museum to make new buddies, paint and sign the artwork and to raise awareness and funds. Tickets: $35 in advance. Contact www.bestbuddiesindiana.org.

The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis has received a $900,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the Ninth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. The Arts Council of Indianapolis has awarded them $35,000, the Arthur Jordan Foundation has awarded them $2,250, and the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Inc. has awarded them $25,000.

Best Buddies Indiana has received a grant for $10,500 from Trends International Charitable Foundation.

The Marion County Commission on Youth (MCCOY) administers the 2011 Excellence in Summer Service Education Awards and has granted $20,000 total to 20 local youth workers for commitment and service to the community. The Summer Youth Program Fund consists of 12 local funders: Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, Eli Lilly & Co. Foundation, Hoover Family Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Lilly Endowment Inc., Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, the City of Indianapolis, the Clowes Fund, Inc., the Indianapolis Foundation, the Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund, the Lumina Foundation for Education, and the Miller Summer Mission for Youth Fund.•


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  1. I had read earlier this spring that Noodles & Co was going to open in the Fishers Marketplace (which is SR 37 and 131st St, not 141st St, just FYI). Any word on that? Also, do you happen to know what is being built in Carmel at Pennsylvania and Old Meridian? May just be an office building but I'm not sure.

  2. I'm sorry, but you are flat out wrong. There are few tracks in the world with the history of IMS and probably NO OTHER as widely known and recognized. I don't care what you think about the stat of Indy Car racing, these are pretty hard things to dispute.

  3. Also wondering if there is an update on the Brockway Pub-Danny Boy restaurant/taproom that was planned for the village as well?

  4. Why does the majority get to trample on the rights of the minority? You do realize that banning gay marriage does not rid the world of gay people, right? They are still going to be around and they are still going to continue to exist. The best way to get it all out of the spotlight? LEGALIZE IT! If gay marriage is legal, they will get to stop trying to push for it and you will get to stop seeing it all over the news. Why do Christians get to decide what is moral?? Why do you get to push your religion on others? How would legalizing gay marriage expose their lifestyle to your children? By the way, their lifestyle is going to continue whether gay marriage is legalized or not. It's been legal in Canada for quite a while now and they seem to be doing just fine. What about actual rules handed down by God? What about not working on Sundays? What about obeying your parents? What about adultery? These are in the 10 Commandments, the most important of God's rules. Yet they are all perfectly legal. What about divorce? Only God is allowed to dissolve a marriage so why don't you work hard to get divorce banned? Why do you get to pick and choose the parts of the Bible you care about?

  5. Look at the bright side. With the new Lowe's call center, that means 1000 jobs at $10 bucks an hour. IMS has to be drooling over all that disposable income. If those employees can save all their extra money after bills, in five years they can go to the race LIVE. Can you say attendance boost?