Timothy C. Caress has established Caress Law Group focusing on medical malpractice and personal injury. Phone: 255-5400; Email: [email protected]
Ellen Lander of RBA has merged her retirement plan business with White Oak Advisors. Contact James D. Robison, AIF® Principal. Phone: 218-1562; Email: [email protected]
The Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center collected dozens of pet supplies, toys and treats to be donated to Indianapolis Animal Care & Control and Cat’s Haven.
Scecina Memorial High School students collected nearly 2,300 pairs of pants to be given to homeless men served by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Beggars for the Poor program.
Indiana Members Credit Union hosted a holiday celebration at IPS School 44 at which they distributed handmade winter scarves and toys to students and turkey dinners to the faculty and staff.
Central Indiana Community Fund is accepting gifts of grain from Hoosier farmers. Farmers receive a tax break on their donation and can designate which charitable fund gets their gift.
The National Football League donated more than 40,000 pounds of food rescued from Super Bowl events throughout the city to Second Helpings, the official NFL Food Rescue Partner for Super Bowl XLVI.
Spay-Neuter Assistance Program is collecting donations throughout February to raise money for its Have a Heart spay/neuter surgery program. Contact [email protected]
St. Mary’s Child Center to benefit from “March Miracles—Road to Success” on March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Tickets: $85. Contact Dana Smith at 361-4883 or [email protected]
CBRE Cares to benefit from the 3rd annual Midwest Bowling Competition and Fundraising Event from 1 -4 p.m. March 2 at All Star Bowl. Cost: $20. Contact Sarah Morey at 269-1074 or [email protected]
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to benefit from the Beta Cell Bash March 2 at Radio Radio. Tickets: $10. Visit indianacurechasers.org or contact Tracie Mrakich at 253-6999 or [email protected]
Pink Ribbon Connection to benefit from the fourth annual Big Ten Thinks Pink on March 3, when $5 from each $10 Big Ten Women’s tournament ticket goes to the organization.
The Bureau of Jewish Education to benefit from the Centennial Purim Ball March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. Tickets: $150 per person. Contact 255-3124 or bjeindy.org/purimball.
The America China Society of Indiana to benefit from its first annual Gala Celebration March 3 at 7 p.m. at Butler University’s Atherton Hall. Tickets: $200. Contact Jennifer Lewellen at 818-6608 or [email protected]
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]
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions received a grant of $10,000 from The Legacy Fund.
Little Red Door Cancer Agency was given $396,389 by the Central Indiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, to be used for its mammography assistance program.
K-12 education programs received $1,250,500 in grants and commitments from the Kroger Co.’s Central Division.
Lilly Endowment has selected 120 Indiana educators, including 50 from the Indianapolis area, to receive an $8,000 Teacher Creativity Fellowship.
Stephen J. Peters was selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP announced that 32 of its attorneys were selected as Indiana Super Lawyers and 12 were recognized as Indiana Rising Stars by Law and Politics.
Twenty-three Frost Brown Todd attorneys were selected as 2012 Indiana Super Lawyers and 12 attorneys were named Indiana Rising Stars.
Ten Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP attorneys were selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition 2012.
Emily Heimann of Barnes and Thornburg LLP was recognized as the top fundraiser for the 2011 Best Buddies Indiana Friendship Walk.
Thirteen attorneys at Drewry Simmons Vornehm LLP were honored as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2012 in Super Lawyers magazine.
Mary Ruth Feldhake, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, was included in the top 25 Women Indiana Super Lawyers for 2012 by Law and Politics.•
Timothy O’Hara and Bryan Babb, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, were named top 50 Indiana Super Lawyers by Law & Politics.•