Records – Jan. 2, 2012

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Announcements
Adam Cmejl, CMFC®, has opened Integrated Planning & Wealth Management LLC, focusing on investment planning and retirement income planning strategies, at 160 W. Carmel Drive, Suite 247. Phone: 853-6777.

Conventions
Jan. 17-19, Indiana Horticultural Congress & Trade Show, Wyndham Indianapolis West, 2544 Executive Drive. Contact 248-2481; Register online at www.inhortcongress.org.

Corporate Philanthropy
Marsh Supermarkets donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army in memory of long-time bell ringer Priscilla Gill.

Defender Direct gave a $10,000 gift to the Children’s Bureau.

Fundraising
United Way of Central Indiana to benefit from Oscar® Night America on Feb. 26 from 5:30 p.m. to midnight at the Marriott downtown. Contact vwww.uwci.org.

Indianapolis Parks Foundation to benefit from the 10th annual IPL Mayor’s Lunch for Parks on March 7 at noon at the Marriott downtown. Tickets: $300 for individuals, $2,000 for a table of eight. Contact Cindy Porteous at 860-3251 or [email protected]

Grants
Wal-Mart Foundation granted $25,000 to Dress for Success Indianapolis to support its post-employment and career initiatives for disadvantaged women.

National Association of Elementary School Principals Foundation and MetLife Foundation gave a $5,000 Sharing the Dream grant to Christel House Academy to help build a closer relationship between the school and the community.

Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust Inc. granted $14,960, raised through the sale of specialty license plates, to the Little Red Door Cancer Agency for mammograms.

The Glick Fund announced grants totaling $1.6 million to 27 local organizations.

The Indianapolis Foundation awarded more than $2 million in grants and awards to 27 non-profit organizations, including $547,000 to United Way of Central Indiana and more than $324,000 to the Indianapolis Foundation Library Board.

Women’s Fund of Central Indiana awarded $365,535 to 16 central Indiana organizations focused on women’s issues.

Hendricks County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the United Way of Hendricks County gave $12,500 each to Hendricks County Senior Services, Mental Health America of Hendricks County, Sheltering Wings and Sycamore Services.

In Recognition
Amie Peele Carter received the Indianapolis Choice award from the National Association of Women Business Owners-Indianapolis in recognition of her advocacy for the organization and women business owners.

Eden Jones, Greenwood, was named 2011 Women in Business award winner by Inside Business Magazine.

Terri L. Bruksch, Stanley C. Fickle, Donald E. Knebel, Wayne C. Kreuscher, Larry A. Mackey, John R. Maley and Michael Rosiello were named “local litigation stars” by Benchmark Litigation. Paul B. Hunt and Robert D. MacGill were named “future stars.”

Colleen M. Powers was named 2011 Young Lawyer of the Year by the Indianapolis Bar Association.

Lori Byrd Phillips was named United States Cultural Partnerships Coordinator for the Wikimedia Foundation.

Venus Biskis was awarded a $2,500 Medical Group Management Association scholarship to further her education.•

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