Records – June 25, 2012

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Pam Smitson and Juli Erhart-Graves have formed Smitson Erhart-Graves Tax Advisors LLC at 3500 DePauw Blvd., Ste. 1035. Phone: 872-5090

Lantern Partners LLC, 9701 North by Northeast Blvd., Fishers, 46037, chapter 11 reorganization, liabilities: n/a; assets: n/a.

Sewer Optical Services Inc., 1205 W. South St., Lebanon, 46052, chapter 11 reorganization, liabilities: n/a; assets: n/a.

Corporate Philanthropy
The Indianapolis Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center will match each dollar raised by the public to treat Dempsey, a severely burned puppy suspected of being the victim of animal abuse. For information about donating, visit

Gary Brackett’s IMPACT Foundation to benefit from the 2nd annual Celebrity Waiter Night June 25 at 7 p.m. at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Tickets: $250. Contact Ashley Rich at or visit

Indy BackPack Attack will kick off its annual school supply drive at the Children’s Museum on June 25. Participating organizations and businesses can pick up supply bins and posters for the drive which runs through July 20.

Children’s Bureau Inc. to benefit from Huntington Presents: Children’s Bureau Golf FORE Kids Classic June 26 at 8:45 a.m. at Prairie View Golf Course. Tickets: $250 per person. Contact Jennifer Thomas at or 264-2700.

St. Mary’s Child Center to benefit from the 32nd annual raffle June 28 at 6 p.m. at Rick’s Café Boatyard. Tickets: $100. Contact Dana Smith at 361-4883 or

Franciscan Alliance Foundation to benefit from its 26th annual golf outing on June 28 at Eagle Creek Golf Club. Cost: 9-hole, 9 a.m. tee time $150 per person, 18-hole, 1 p.m. tee time $250 per person. Contact Keri Brantley at 528-7807 or

Indiana Canine Assistant Network to benefit from the ICAN Golf Outing June 28 at 12:30 p.m. at Prairie View Golf Club. Cost: $200 per person, sponsorships start at $250. Contact 250-6450 ext. 11 or email

Handi-Capable Hands Inc. to benefit from the 12th annual Handi-Capable Hands Golf Outing July 10 at Broadmoor Country Club. Cost: $300 per golfer. Contact Elizabeth Farley at 396-2699.

HVAF of Indiana Inc. to benefit from the 4th annual motorcycle Freedom Ride July 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Harley Davidson on E. 96th St. Cost: $25 per rider, $35 for rider and passenger. Contact Debra Des Vignes at 951-0688 or

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to benefit from the 9th annual Indianapolis Wine Opener July 20 at 6 p.m. at Victory Field. Tickets: $65, VIP tickets $125. Contact Jen Milewski at 202-9210 or

Gleaners Food Bank to benefit from the Ride Your Can Off motorcycle event July 21 at Gleaners at 9 a.m. Cost: $25 per rider in advance. Contact Jennifer Schwent at 925-0191, ext. 151 or

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana to benefit from the Life Without Limits Annual Golf Classic July 23 at 1 p.m. at The Sagamore Club. Tickets: $500 per foursome. Contact Brandi Linn at or 632-3561.

Prevail Inc. to benefit from its Annual Gala Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets: $100. Contact 773-6942 or visit

The city of Noblesville Student Docent Project, Harrison Center for the Arts and Brick Street Poetry Inc. were among 12 not-for-profit organizations state-wide receiving $23,500 in Historic Preservation Education Grants from Indiana Humanities and Indiana Landmarks.

Damar Services Inc. received a $50,000 grant from Lilly Endowment.

Peace Learning Center was awarded an $800,000 grant by Lilly Endowment for its Peace School Program.

Eighteen Indianapolis organizations received a total of $1,820,000 from the Community Crime Prevention Grant Program.

Horizon House received a $4,000 grant from the Ayres Foundation and a $5,000 grant from The Old National Bank Foundation to support its Opportunity Knocks programs. An $8,000 operational support grant was given by the Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Foundation.

Indiana Bar Foundation received $10,000 from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to train teachers to teach the U.S. Constitution.

In Recognition
WISH-TV’s 24-Hour News 8 team won 11 regional EMMY awards for outstanding achievement, including Best Daytime and Best Evening newscasts.

Messer Construction Co. received an Excellence in Safety Award from the Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety.

Rod Taylor, founder of the Indianapolis Air Show and the Miracle Ride, has been named 2012 Indiana Aviator of the Year.

The Farmers Bank was recognized by the Indiana Bankers Association with a Five Star Member award.

Gary Rosenberg, IUPUI associate professor of earth sciences, was honored by the Geological Society of America with the Mary C. Rabbitt History of Geology Award.

Community Hospital North received the American Health Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award.

Michael Harris, chancellor at IU-Kokomo, was recognized by the Israeli newspaper Maariv as the top Israeli in academics worldwide, working outside Israel.

Chuck Baldwin, Kim Ebert and Brain McDermott, as well as their law firm, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC, were ranked in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA.

Intrapromote LLC, and its president Erik Dafforn, were honored by American Honda Motor Co. with a Premier Partner Award.

Robert J. Hicks and James A. Strain were ‘Top Ranked’ in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA. Nine other local Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP attorneys were named “Leaders in their Field.”

The Hagerman Group was named 2012 Contractor of the Year by Top Notch of Indiana.

Sixty-five Frost Brown Todd attorneys and 15 practice areas were selected for inclusion in Chambers USA. Alan S. Brown and David T. Kasper were ranked in Indiana’s Band 2.

Hannah Dolores Kassab earned the Girl Scout Gold Award from Girl Scouts of Central Indiana.

EnVista was named to Food Logistics magazine’s 2012 Top Green Providers list.

Larry Baker Jr., Melvin Patton and Tim Parks were recognized by the Fathers and Families Center with Heart of a Father Awards, sponsored by Managed Health Services.•


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