Becky Gilbert is new owner of Paris Salon at 104 E. Carmel Drive. Phone: 844-4014; facebook:

Michelle Boyd and Michelle Travis have launched m2 Performance Strategies, a consulting firm focused on association management sales and marketing consulting, event planning and community engagement designed to accelerate economic growth. Contact Michelle Boyd at 919-4943;; Michelle Travis at 532-7827;

Horizon House to benefit by people texting HOPE25 to 24700 and donating $25 in honor of their Valentine through Feb. 14.

American Heart Association to benefit from the Go Red For Women Luncheon Feb. 20 at 9 a.m. at the JW Marriott. Tickets: $500. Contact Julie Petr at

Arts for Learning received grants of $2,000 from the Shaw-Burckhardt-Brenner Foundation and $1,500 from the Office Depot Foundation to support its arts education programming.

Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership was awarded a grant of $6.3 million by Lilly Endowment to help increase safe and affordable housing and support neighborhood development and revitalization.

The Mind Trust received a gift of $3.42 million from Lilly Endowment to fund its Teach for America and New Teacher Project programs.

Forty-five organizations received a total of $205,000 in grants from Buckingham Foundation Inc. in 2014.

Beech Grove City Schools received $2,960 from Indiana Members Credit Union as part of IMCU’s school spirit debit card program.

Best Buddies Indiana received a grant of $1,000 from ABB Optical Group’s ABB Cares program.

In Recognition
Indianapolis Public Library was recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

Franciscan St. Francis Health received the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as an America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics in recognition of its expansion of women’s services.

Delta Faucet was given the 2014 Carmel Green Award by the Carmel Chamber of Commerce and Vine & Branch for its water conservation efforts.

Pro Care Horticultural Services was selected by Houzz for its “best of” design and service awards.

Mark Henninger, head football coach at Marian University, was named the NAIA National Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches’ Association.

Clark’s White Glove Delivery of Indianapolis received a Best of Houzz award for customer satisfaction.

Susan Baroncini-Moe, Business in Blue Jeans, was named a 2015 Top 20 Digital Marketing Strategist by the Online Marketing Institute.

Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of America Council received the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s Nonprofit Partner of the Year Award.

Franciscan St. Francis Health-Indianapolis received the 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades, placing it in the top five percent of the 4,500 hospitals evaluated.•

Madison Health Care Center was named the No. 1 nursing home in Indiana by Press Ganey.•

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