The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Indiana District Office is accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year award. Nominations must be submitted online at http://awards.sba.gov, postmarked or hand delivered to the SBA no later than 3 p.m., Jan. 11. Nominations also can be sent directly to SBA’s Indiana District Office, at 8500 Keystone Crossing, Suite 400, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Call Sharon Harvey at 226-7272, ext. 123, for more information.
Convergence Planning LLC, also known as converge2plan.com, providing transportation planning consulting services to state, metropolitan, county, and private sector clients around the U.S., has opened for business. Phone: 295-1566. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact Elizabeth Munn.
Arantee Group LLC, dba 6 Lounge, 247 S. Meridian St., Suite 100, 46255, chapter 11 reorganization, liabilities and assets unavailable.
Church Brothers was presenting sponsor of Westfield Rocks the 4th!, the community’s annual 4th of July celebration, and its companion car show, as well as fall’s Grand Junction Derby for the first time this year, and will return as presenting sponsor in 2016 and 2017.
Allison Transmission employees plan to package more than 10,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now. (Stop Hunger Now has provided over 200 million meals in 71 countries.)
Happy Hollow Children’s Camp to benefit from the 5th Annual Happy Hollow Children’s Camp Gala Under the Stars and Casino Night on March 5, at the Marriott North Hotel Indianapolis. Sponsorships begin at $1,500, table: $1,250.Tickets: $125. Contact Jennifer Dant at email@example.com or visit http://tinyurl.com/2016UnderTheStarsGala.
College Mentors for Kids Indy Monumental Team raised nearly $8,500, enough money to provide mentors to 14 kids.
The second annual Church Brothers Collision Repair Car Show raised $15,000 for the Gary Dudley Memorial Scholarship Foundation.
Second Helpings raised $65,000 dollars on Giving Tuesday.
Church Brothers Collision Repair was honored by the Westfield Department of Parks & Recreation as Business Partner of the Year.
CloudOne was selected 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner.•