Ralph Balber has opened ALO Property Group, a full service commercial real estate company, at 11350 N. Meridian, Carmel. Phone: 853-7500; email@example.com.
Women Like Us Foundation to benefit from an afternoon tea and speaker series fundraiser Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. at Union Station. Tickets: $55. Contact (888) 958-3674 or visit womenlikeusfoundation.org.
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions to benefit from Disco Ball Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Crane Bay. Tickets: $150. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-6034.
American Lung Association to benefit from the Lung Force Walk Oct. 18 at 8 a.m. at Celebration Plaza. Cost: teams are asked to raise a minimum of $100. Contact 819-1181 or email@example.com.
ALS Association—Indiana Chapter to benefit from Halloween Howl Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at Crane Bay. Tickets: $75. Contact Diana Brenner at 262-1220 or visit halloweenhowl.net.
Hoosier Environmental Council to benefit from Greening the Statehouse Oct. 25 at 8:30 p.m. at the Imax theater at the Indiana State Museum. Tickets: $30. Visit hecweb.org.
Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana to benefit from Bingo Bash 2014 Nov. 7 at 6:30 at The Willows in Broad Ripple. Tickets: $150. Contact Vicki Burdick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-5558.
Midtown Indianapolis Inc. to benefit from Midtown Holiday Soiree Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ivy Tech Culinary Institute, and from Midtown Holiday Home Tour Nov. 8 and 9. Tickets for the soiree: $75. Tickets for the home tour: $20. Visit midtownindy.org.
Outrun the Sun to benefit from Sunset Soiree Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Renaissance Indianapolis Hotel North. Tickets: $75. Contact 253-2121 or email@example.com.
Domestic violence organizations in Indiana received $25,000 as the result of an Indianapolis Colts Foundation raffle in September.
Conner Prairie received a grant of $15,000 from Fifth Third Bank to support the Follow the North Star program.
Adult and Child Mental Health Center Inc. received $20,000, Happy Hollow Camp received $10,000 and School of Wheels Corp. received $15,000 in grants from the AMC Cares Charitable Grant Fund.
Julian Center received $100,000 from the Indianapolis Colts Foundation.
Arts for Learning received grants of $50,000 from the Indianapolis Foundation, $40,000 from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and $1,000 from the Unity Foundation of La Porte County to support arts programming in schools.
Researchers at Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame will receive nearly $1.29 million from Susan G. Komen.
Mark Linder, RE/MAX Select Realtors, earned admittance to the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s Million Dollar Guild.
Quinn Buckner and Catana Starks were presented the Major Taylor Award by Indiana Black Expo for their impact on the sports community.
Dr. Julie Trzil, IndyVet Emergency & Specialty Hospital, was named a board-certified diplomate with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Small Animal Internal Medicine.
Janet Barnett, RE/MAX Realty One, was named the 2014 Indiana Realtor of the Year by the Indiana Association of Realtors.
Wayne Schmidt, Schmidt Associates, received the Gold Medal Award; Christopher Gerrity, Schmidt Associates, received the Young Architect Award and Jim Schellinger, CSO Architects, was named Government Relations Member of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, received the Senator Orrin Hatch Award for Advancing Healthy Aging from the Alliance for Aging Research.
Lena Hackett, Community Solutions Inc., was honored for her work on re-entry by the Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry.
Timothy Compton, Indianapolis Art Center, was named the 2015 Skip McKinney Faculty of the Year Fellow.
James A. Coles, Densborn Blachly LLP, was named the Best Lawyers 2015 Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year in Indianapolis.•