Patricia Pickett has launched Pickett & Associates to provide strategic PR counsel, social media and editorial services. Phone: 501-8275; email@example.com.
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Inc. to benefit from its Hunger Awareness Month kickoff on Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. on Monument Circle. Bring a non-perishable food donation. Contact 925-0191.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church to benefit from the 37th Indianapolis Greek Festival on Sept. 10 at 4 p.m. and Sept. 11 at noon at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Tickets: $7. Contact 773-3033.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to benefit from fundraising on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at The Westin Indianapolis. Contact 715-5866.
Dress for Success Indianapolis to benefit from Stepping Out in Style 2010 on Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. Contact 940-3737.
Indy Reads to benefit from the sixth Community Literacy Summit on Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. at the WFYI Studios Community Room. Contact 275-4035.
Eagle Creek Park Foundation to benefit from its annual Golf Outing on Sept. 23 at the Eagle Creek Golf Club’s Sycamore course. Tickets: $175. Contact 327-7116.
Trusted Mentors to benefit from the Bags2Riches Gala on Sept. 24 at JP Parker Flowers at 6 p.m. Contact 985-5041.
Concord Neighborhood Center to benefit from hog roast and silent auction on Oct. 9 at 1310 S. Meridian St. Contact 445-2104.
Make-A-Wish Foundation to benefit from Big Wish Gala “An Evening with the Stars” on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Tickets: $300. Contact 872-2756.
Damien Center to benefit from its 23rd annual Grande Masquerade on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Hotel. Tickets: $175. Contact 632-0123.
Janus Developmental Services to benefit from Night With the Stars on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at Oak Hill Mansion in Carmel. Tickets: $100. Contact 773-8781.
Indy Reads to benefit from spelling bee on Oct. 26 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Corporate teams: $350. Contact 275-4035.
Underprivileged children received more than $53,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies as a result of Indiana Members Credit Union’s BackPack school supply campaign.
Local Initiatives Support Corp. received $4.2 million from the Social Innovation Fund.
Trusted Mentors Inc. received $30,000 from The Indianapolis Foundation.
Thirty-nine Indiana artists received grants up to $2,000 each from the Indiana Arts Commission.
Nora Elementary School received $5,000 from Kroger Co.
Five Lewis Wagner LLP attorneys were included in “The Best Lawyers in America 2011.”
Kostas A. Poulakidas, Krieg DeVault, was accepted to the Hamilton County Leadership Academy.
Williams Comfort Air will be featured at the 2010 Nexstar Super Meeting.
ENTAP was awarded a contract to participate in the Navy SeaPort Enhanced contracting program.
Old National Insurance ranked in the Top 10 largest bank-owned insurance brokers, according to Business Insurance Magazine.
Bose McKinney & Evans ranked No. 1 in 17 areas of law in Indiana and in 22 areas of law in Indianapolis by “The Best Lawyers in America 2011.”
Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. moved to 3815 River Crossing Parkway, Suite 120.
Geiger Conrad & Head LLP moved to 1 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 500.•