The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Archdiocesan Council of Indianapolis Inc., an all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping the poor, has organized a speakers’ bureau. Contact 923-6775 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on the organization, visit www.svdpindy.org.
Dr. James D. Pike of Pike Medical Consultants has started Expedite Walk-In Clinic on the NW side of Indianapolis at 6040 W. 84th St. Phone: 956-6288.
Riley Hospital for Children to benefit from the annual Barnes & Noble book drive from Nov. 1 to Jan. 1. Contact 594-7534.
Easter Seals Crossroads to benefit from the sale of its 20th limited edition holiday ornament, “the Cherub of Downtown Indianapolis” from Nov. 20 to Dec. 31. Available at 29 Indianapolis Regions Bank branches for $15 or by calling 466-2002.
Indianapolis Zoo to benefit from the Elegant Vintages Wine Auction on March 20 at the Conrad Hotel. Contact 630-3265.
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis received $73,000 as a result of its Viva il Violino fundraiser.
United Way of Central Indiana received $75,000 from the Glick Fund to help youth leaving foster care.
Riley Hospital for Children received $50,000 from St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
Twelve young Hoosiers received the Governor’s Award for Tomorrow’s Leaders from Mitch Daniels and the Indiana Humanities Council.
Mike McNally received the Indianapolis Bar Association’s pro bono award for aiding individuals. •
Hon. Randall T. Shepard received the sixth annual Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence.
Conseco received the Applause Award from the Carmel Chamber.
John Ellis received the Distinguished Service Award from the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents.
Jon B. Laramore, John B. Purcell and Joseph H. Yeager Jr. were named lawyers of the year by Best Lawyers.
Murray Blackwelder and Curt Simic received the Henry A. Rosso Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Ethical Fund Raising from the Center for Philanthropy at Indiana University.
Kirk Janowiak was selected for the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program.
RealMed ranked first of 15 EDI clearinghouses in the KLAS Ambulatory Clearinghouse Services Study.•