Sally Johnson has launched The Podium Group Inc. to provide workshops, keynotes, and seminars to organizations seeking to increase their influence with lawmakers. The Podium Group also offers lobbying and consulting services to help groups increase PAC receipts, grassroots influence and issues advocacy. Phone: 440-5705; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.thepodiumgroup.org.
Plumbing Heating Paramedics, a locally owned full-service plumbing, heating and cooling business based in Franklin has opened to serve the entire metro area and outlying counties 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact Ryan Carpenter at 855-ASAP-911 or 317-456-0177; website: www.PHParamedics.com.
Coburn Place Safe Haven to benefit from the McGraw-Hill Global Volunteer Day on June 1. Contact 923-5750.
Riley Hospital for Children to benefit from the Sirois Family Racing Memorabilia Auction on June 3 at 3 p.m. at Antique Helper Auctions, 2764 E. 55th St. Contact 251-5635.
Woodruff Place Civic League to benefit from the Woodruff Place Flea Market on June 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact 730-2946.
Women Like Us Foundation to benefit from Who’s Laughing Now? on June 8 at Morty’s Comedy Joint at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $40. Contact 694-3523.
IndianaFIRST received a social venture grant from the TechPoint Foundation.
Traders Point Christian Academy received $2,000 from The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis Inc.