Peter H. Donahoe and Alan J. Irvin have opened Donahoe Irvin PC law firm at 10401 N. Meridian St., Suite 210. Phone: 580-3000; 507-8270 (mobile); www.donahoe-irvin.com.
Gentry Cabinets Inc., 415 Main St., Anderson, 46015. Chapter 7 liquidation. Assets: $260,135; liabilities: $344,700.
United Laser Clinics LLC, P.O. Box 5624, Lafayette, 47903, 809 W. Carmel Drive, Carmel, 46032; Assets: $200; liabilities: $2,903,042.
Make-A-Wish Foundation to benefit from the fourth annual Evening With the Stars gala on Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. at Union Station at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis. Contact 872-2756.
Prevent Blindness Indiana to benefit from its Focus on Kids luncheon on Oct. 16 at the Meridian Hills Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Tickets: $20. Contact 815-9943.
Riley Children’s Foundation to benefit from the Halloween Howl on Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Conrad Indianapolis. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Bureau Family Support Center to benefit from Zup’s BBQ for Kids on Oct. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monument Circle. Tickets: $10. Contact 507-6020.
Young Survival Coalition to benefit from Pink Drink Happy Hour on Oct. 22 at Iozzo’s Garden of Italy at 6 p.m. Tickets: $10. Contact email@example.com.
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis received $30,000 from the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana received $60,000 from The Indianapolis Foundation.
Humane Society of Indianapolis received $7,500 from Purina and Kroger.
Indianapolis Children’s Choir received $15,225 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust.
Sheldon Swope Art Museum received $2,000 from the Indiana Humanities Council.
Indiana University received $3,284 from the Indiana Humanities Council.
Elkhart County Historical Society Inc. received $2,000 from the Indiana Humanities Council.
Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana received $2,000 from the Indiana Humanities Council.
Spirit and Place Festival received $30,000 from the Indianapolis Foundation.
St. Mary’s Child Center received a significant contribution for the Educational Outreach from National City, now a part of PNC.
Receivable Recovery Partners LLC was named one of the Best Places to Work in Collections for 2009.
Michael Weishaar has been named one of the recipients of the 2009 Developing Leaders Award by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
Marion Mascari, Bernie Price and Pamela Altmeyer received angels awards from the Sisters of St. Benedict Our Lady of Grace.
American Airlines was named the 2009 winner of the Diversity Initiative Achievement Award by the National Association of Minority Women Owned Law Firms.
Billie Dragoo was chosen to participate in the Fortune Most Powerful Women in Small Business Initiative.
Indiana ranks in the Top 10 in 33 logistics categories in the 2009 Indiana Logistics Directory.
Kris Fruehwald was selected as the recipient of the 2009 Indianapolis Bar Association Professionalism Award.
Meyer Najem Construction received the Award of Excellence from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana.
Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP was recognized among the “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting and placed among the “2009 Top Five Best-Managed CPA Firms by Region.”
Michael Hostetler is a 2009 recipient of the Indiana Credit Union League’s Emerging Leadership Award.•