Step Ahead Inc., a company specializing in social media, founded by Lyn Mettler, Butler graduate, has opened an office in Zionsville. Contact Mettler at 721-8660, email email@example.com or snail mail at PO Box 398, Zionsville, IN, 46077.
Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis seeks 100 new volunteers by the end of December to facilitate winter programs. Volunteer facilitators are trained to deliver interactive and empowering programs for girls that address bullying, self-esteem, media literacy, and money management. Winter programs begin January 18, 2011. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age with reliable transportation. Contact Mollie Hicks, volunteer engagement specialist, at 522-2608 or apply at www.girlsincindy.org.
The Charles G. Mack Entertainment Services Inc., dba Moe & Johnny’s, 5380 N. College Ave., 46220. Chapter 11 reorganization. Assets: n/a; liabilities: n/a.
St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers and LideBridge are collecting new toys, infant clothing, wrapping paper, gift bags, batteries and games to distribute to impoverished children in Beech Grove and southern Indianapolis. Donate at select St. Francis facilities. Contact 782-7986.
Warren Arts & Education Foundation Inc. to benefit from tree sales and other activities at the 22nd annual Holiday TreeFest on Nov. 19-23 at the Warren Performing Arts Center. Contact 869-4383.
Legacy House to benefit from Breakfast with Santa at Applebee’s , 8310 E. 96th St. and 1251 U.S. 31 North, at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4. Tickets: $5-$10. Contact 554-5272.
Pulmonary Fellow at Wishard Hospital to benefit from The Gift of the Magi luncheon on Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Ritz Charles in Carmel. Tickets: $55. Contact 842-8291.
Children’s Wish Fund to benefit from Hyatt’s Christmas in the Kitchen fundraiser on Dec. 13 in the Hyatt main kitchen at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $85. Contact 571-9857.
Community Economic Relief Fund received a total of $1.2 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. and Nina Mason Pullium Charitable Trust.
The Children’s Organ Transplant Welfare Foundation Grant received $46,500 from the American Legion Child Welfare Foundation.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis received $7,500 from JCPenney Afterschool.
Twenty-five Indiana organizations received a total of $1.95 million from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust.
Cheeseburger in Paradise, S.P.O.R.T.S., Stratosphere Quality and Brand PhotoDesign received Pillar Awards from Star Media.
Efroymson Conservation Center received an Honor Award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Joyce Talbert received the 2010 Peter J. Salmon Employee of the Year Award from the National Industries for the Blind.
The Glick Fund, Kathleen Russell and Lettie Oliver were recognized at the George H. Rawls Scholarship Fund dinner.
Holladay Properties was honored by the Challenger Learning Center of Indianapolis.
Indiana Members Credit Union received the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award from the Indiana Credit Union League.
Jordyn Bever, Jared Brown, Kaylin Fanta, Benjamin Gormley, Claire Helmen and Ashley Slayton received Power of Children Award from The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
Twelve individuals and organizations received Philanthropy Awards from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Greg Gerke was among the honorees when the Daubenspeck Community Nature Park was awarded the 2010 Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in the Land Use Category.
United Way of Central Indiana received the Crowning Achievement Award from Crown Services Inc. and IndySHRM.
Anne Ricchiuto was named to the Indiana Conference on Legal Education Opportunity’s Advisory Committee.
Kim Ebert was named Best Lawyers’ 2011 Lawyer of the Year.
Twenty-seven St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers physicians were honored as “Top Doctors” in Indianapolis Monthly.
Four Frost Brown Todd attorneys were named 2011 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers.
Sarah Coffey was selected for United Way of Central Indiana’s CPA for “Leadership United.”
The Rayce Team set two motorcycle land speed records at the Bonneville Salt Flats World Finals.•