July 10-11: Indiana Black Expo Business Conference presented by KeyBank, Indiana Convention Center. Indiana Black Expo Inc.; firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 12: Ohana Software conference, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at 11 S. Meridian St. “Inspiring Engagement Across Locations & Generations” Guests can register for the conference at https://engageandinspire.eventbrite.com. Tickets purchased before July 5 are $15; tickets purchased after July 5 are $20.
July 13: Caring for the Caregiver Conference, sponsored by Applegate Elder Law at140 N Rangeline Road, Carmel, features Kathy Woods, Ageless Grace, a cutting-edge fitness program for body and brain, based on the science of neuroplasticity, movement, music and play. This 90-minute session will demonstrate how Ageless Grace® might enhance the caregiving process. Reservations required; call 317-522-1325.
The Milk Bank to benefit from Pints for Preemies on Aug. 24, 6 to 9 p.m., at Bier Brewery & Tap Room, 5133 E. 65th St. Cost: $20 includes a beer and donation. Contact Cathy Boyer, development director, at 317-536-1670 or email@example.com.
A group of over 85 concerned individuals and neighbors raised $2.2 million to close the first part of the deal with Highland Golf and Country Club for 9.1 acres of White River Bluffs in Marion County. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources helped with a $50,000 grant towards the purchase through its Bicentennial Nature Trust.
The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis was awarded a $47,000 grant from the Arts Council of Indianapolis and the City of Indianapolis.
AXA Advisors LLC has awarded the following students $2,500 as winners of the 2017 AXA Achievement Scholarship: Alyssa Fleckenstein, Kathy Huang, Elizabeth Miller, Grace Zhang, Carmel High School; Rushi Patel, Avon High School; Katherine Dorsey, Carroll High School; Karen Mcguire, Terre Haute North Vigo High School. Drake Abramson, a senior at Thomas A. Edison Jr-Sr High School, will receive $10,000 as the Indiana state winner of the 2017 AXA Achievement Scholarship.
Sikich LLP has won a 2017 When Work Works award given by the Society for Human Resource Management.
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