Jeremy Zucker has opened Zucker Business Communications, focusing on delivering solid messaging and effective written business communications content. Phone: 965-5590; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deb and Ron Douglas have purchased Zionsville Country Kennel. Phone: 873-0651; Email: email@example.com.
Fifth Gear donated computer hardware to Net Literacy of Indiana.
Coburn Place Safe Haven to benefit from the Blue Breakfast: super Goal XIV on April 12 at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center at 7 a.m. Tickets: $50. Contact 923-5750.
Marion County Commission on Youth to benefit from the Race for Resources event on April 12 at 9 a.m. at the Jewish Community Center. Contact 921-1266.
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions to benefit from the Signature Breakfast on April 14 at the Riverwalk Banquet Center at 7:30 a.m. Free admission. Contact 803-6019.
Starfish Initiative to benefit from the 5th annual Starfish Story Fundraising Breakfast on April 14 at 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott East. Free admission. Contact 414-0643.
Metropolitan Youth Orchestra to benefit from “Making Music Changing Lives” on April 15 at 6 p.m. in the Columbia Club ballroom. Tickets: $125. Contact 262-1886.
The Carmel Rotary to benefit from Adult Easter Egg Hunt on April 16. Tickets: $10. Contact 587-0124.
Best Buddies Indiana to benefit from its annual Friendship Walk on April 17 at 9 a.m. at the White River State Park Canal. Tickets: $17. Contact 436-8440.
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library to benefit from the second annual “Night of Vonnegut” on April 16 at the Marott at 7 p.m. Tickets: $75. Contact 652-1954.
Dyslexia Institute of Indiana to benefit from the Indiana Authors Breakfast on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. at the Meridian Hills Country Club. Tickets: $40. Contact 222-6635.
Fairbanks to benefit from the Fairbanks Circle of Hope Dinner on May 4 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis at 6 p.m. Contact 572-9384.
Children’s Bureau Family Support Center received $18,000 as a result of the 10th annual Luck of the Irish Reverse Raffle.
Best Buddies of Indiana received $86,000 as a result of the Mardi Gras Ball 2011.
Indiana Members Foundation received $16,000 as a result of the Indiana Members Credit Union Murder & Mayhem at the Four Deuces event.
Jason Krenson received the 2011 SXSW award for his portfolio website from South by Southwest.
Robert D. Young Construction received a Pyramid Award from Associated Builders and Contractors.
Rob Henriksen received the Cy Smith Award from the Venture Club of Indiana.
MG Landscape & Irrigation received the annual Mayor’s Award at the 53rd Indiana Flower & Patio Show.
John A. Criso, William F. Flanary, William S. French, Patrick B. Lindley and Rebecca L.. Wells were named Top Producers by Cassidy Turley.
Patrick B. Lindley was recognized by the Indiana Chapter of NAIOP for the Best Industrial Project of 2010.
Francis W. Price Jr. and Marianne Price received the Santa Caterina Oro Citta di Siena International Prize.
JKVC Interactive & Print received an award from South by Southwest Interactive.
Ryan J. McFatridge received a CSX Award from CSX Transportation.
Vive Exterior Design received the 2011 Garden of Excellence Award at the 53rd annual Indiana Flower & Patio Show.
Gary Schwebach received the Circle of Excellence award from the Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group. •