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Records - Oct. 18, 2010

October 16, 2010

Announcements
The American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis is looking for nominees for their Hall of Fame Awards presented by CNO Financial Group. Nominees can be individuals or organizations that saw a need and responded with specific acts of courage or kindness, ongoing contributions that enhance the community, or a lifetime of service. Submission deadline: October 31. Contact www.indyredcross.org/halloffame.

Fundraising
Indy Reads to benefit from its Tackling Adult Literacy raffle, now through Oct. 26. Tickets: $50. Purchase tickets at The Best Chocolate in Town. Winner receives 4 VIP sideline tickets to the Colts vs. Jaguars game on Dec. 19. Contact 275-4035.

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.

Indy Reads to benefit from spelling bee on Oct. 26 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Corporate teams: $350. Contact 275-4035.

St. Vincent de Paul to benefit from the annual Estate Sale on Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1201 E. Maryland St. Contact svdpindy.org.

Meals on Wheels to benefit from the 2010 Viva Las Vegas Bingo Bash on Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at The Riverwalk in Broad Ripple. Contact 252-5558

Legacy Fund to benefit from its Celebration of Philanthropy event on Nov. 11 at the Ritz Charles in Carmel at 8 p.m. Tickets: $75. Contact 843-2479.

Fundraising Results
Best Buddies Indiana received $8,226 as a result of The 2010 Art of Friendship event.

American Heart Association received $1.1 million from Jiffy Lube as a result of its Maintenance Partners for Life campaign.

Down Syndrome Indiana received $15,000 as a result of the Montgomery Aviation Fly-in on Aug. 21.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana received more than $50,000 as a result of the Mike’s Express Carwash Mike’s Mentors Kids event.

Grants
Thirteen Indiana organizations received a total of $25,000 from the Indiana Humanities Council.

Central Indiana Community Foundation received $100,000 from Ice Miller LLP.

In Recognition
Thirty-two Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP attorneys were named “Leaders in the Field” by the 2010 edition of Chambers USA.

Wessler Engineering received an Honor Award, a Merit Award and a State Finalist Award for engineering excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Indiana.

Eleven Baker & Daniels LLP partners were recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2011.

Meyer Najem Construction received the Award of Excellence for the Brownsburg High School Senior Academy and the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity House at Butler University by the Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana. They also received the Award of Honor and the Safety Award.•

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