April 7, 8 a.m.: The Father Forum Men’s Conference, Westside MB Church, 6321 La Pas Trail Drive. Speaker: Marvin L Sapp, single father, pastor, preacher, business man, grammy and dove award winning international gospel artist. Sponsored by Indiana Black Expo Inc. and T. Tate Ministries International. Workshops: Life After Incarceration, PTSD is Not Just for Soldiers, The Meaning of Marriage, Forgive him for What, Millennial Manhood, From the Street Corner to the Corner Office, Why Mentorship. Cost: men $35, teens $10. The early portion of the conference is for men only. At 2 p.m., there will be a separate private ceremony for women. All must register at https://fatherforumconference2018.eventbrite.com. Contact www.drtuesday.net or the office at 1-888-991-0979 or via email at email@example.com.
May 19-20: INstateREIA First Annual Conference, Broadmoor Country Club,2155 W. Kessler Blvd. To register, go to www.CIREIA.ORG. CALENDAR OF EVENTS tab and click on May 19; call Vickie at 317-670-8491, or email INstateREIAmarketing@gmail.com. Check out FACEBOOK.COM/IndianaStateREIA.
Timmy Global Health to benefit from 2018 Gala, April 6 at 6 p.m. at The Bitwell Event Center, 950 S. White River Pkwy W. Drive. Tickets: $125. Contact lucy@ timmyglobalhealth.org. or call 317-920-1822, ext. 2.
Bosma Enterprises to benefit from Dining in the Dark, Casino Royale, on April 7, 6 p.m. at the JW Marriott, 10 S. West St. Tickets: $175 – $1,250. Themed attire is encouraged.
The Indianapolis Professional Association to benefit from Leadership through Mentoring, Spring Organizational Networking Luncheon, the District Tap, 3720 E. 82nd St. on April 8 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.Tickets: Individual: $30 on or before March 26, $35 thereafter. Table Sponsorship: $600 with up to six seats and other entitlements Financial Co-sponsorship: $2,500-$4,500 with up to eight seats with specific marketing entitlements. Make checks and money orders payable to the Indianapolis Professional Association and mailed to IPA Treasurer, P.O. Box 20712, Indianapolis, IN 46220 or pay online via PayPal at IPA’s website: www.ipaindy.org.
St. Mary’s Child Center to benefit from 25th Annual Spring Soiree, April 13 at Biltwell Event Center. VIP Bourbon Tasting from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with Spring Soiree beginning at 7:30 p.m. Guests can add a ticket for the VIP Bourbon Tasting for $25 per person; limited tickets available. Tickets: $100 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10. The theme is horse racing and guests are encouraged to wear derby hats and garden party attire. Contact Beth Daniels at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancer Support Community to benefit from Laughing Matters comedy fundraiser on April 14, at Hilbert Circle Theatre featuring Whoopi Goldberg. The night will begin with a block party on the circle that will include live entertainment and food and drink for purchase. Contact (317) 257-1505 or visit www.cancersupportindy.org.
The Indianapolis Propylaeum to benefit from Sixteenth Annual Salon Society, April 15 at 3 p.m., 1410 N. Delaware St. Enjoy dinner, silent auction, wine pull and performance by principal oboist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Christen; flutist Alister Howlett and pianist Gregory Martin. Tickets: $100 and may be obtained by going to Eventbrite at this link 2018 Salon Society or by calling the Propylaeum event office at 317-638-7881, option 3.
Janus to benefit from Create, Connect and Commit fundraising breakfast on April 20, 7:30 a.m. at 502 East Event Center, Carmel. Hamilton County Mayors will be serving as honorary co-chairs and Congresswoman Susan Brooks will speak at the breakfast. Contact Debbie Laird at email@example.com for more information. RSVP to Joanne McDonough, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-773-8781, ext. 112.
Blue & Co. LLC has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana in the large employer category.
Pepper Construction won a Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Award in the building division for having one of the nation’s best construction safety and wellness plans in 2017 by the Associated General Contractors of America.•