Purdue Air Race Classic Team Takes to the Skies

Women aviators from across the United States take off this week in the 45th annual Air Race Classic, an all-woman, daylight-only race in which race teams fly a defined course to a list of predefined airports. During the race, teams consisting of at least two women pilots will fly VFR — visual flight rules, which…

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Indiana’s CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans Top Rated for Performance

State Treasurer Kelly Mitchell announced yesterday that Indiana’s CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans have been named top-performing plans by SavingforCollege.com based on investment performance during the first quarter of 2022. CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan secured the #1 spot for 3-year investment performance, and came in at #7 for 1-year investment performance. CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Savings…

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Horizon Bank Announces Joe Kirsch as Market President for Central Indiana

Dan Hampton, Horizon Bank’s Regional President – Central Indiana, announced yesterday the recent addition of Joe Kirsch as the new Market President for Central Indiana. Kirsch will play an integral role in growing Horizon’s presence in central Indiana through his community involvement and leading their experienced and professional commercial lending team. He is located at…

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Hoosier Net Consortium Receives Investment from New Member Accord Telecommunications

Hoosier Net, LLC, a consortium of internet service providers, announces today that it has received investment from Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC, a service provider composed of 21 Rural Electric Membership Cooperatives (REMCs) and telephone cooperatives. This will make Hoosier Net the first Indatel statewide network composed of both telephone companies and electric cooperatives. The investment…

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Holcomb Announces Commissioner Fred Payne to Step Down from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Fred Payne has notified Governor Eric J. Holcomb that he is stepping down from his role as the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) after more than four years. The United Way of Central Indiana announced Wednesday morning that Payne will become its next president and chief executive officer. “From the moment…

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Duke Energy Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Cicero Native

Megan Girod of Cicero, Ind. will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Duke Energy to help pay for her post-high school education. Girod, a senior at Hamilton Heights High School, is one of five Indiana high school students selected as part of the 2022 Duke Energy Scholars Program. This fall, she will attend Purdue University in…

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Red Cross: Blood Donors Needed Around Fourth of July

As summer officially begins and people gather for holiday celebrations, the American Red Cross reminds communities that patients are counting now on the generosity of blood donors, especially around the Fourth of July. The Red Cross sees about a 21% decline in blood donations during holiday weeks, including Independence Day. When blood donations drop, so…

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Alliance Fastpitch Unites Women’s Softball to Bring Championship Series and ESPN to Hamilton County

Central Indiana’s sports facilities will host 2,800 of the nation’s top girls and women players for the softball Alliance Fastpitch Championship Series for 16U and 18U competitors, July 24-31, 2022 in Kokomo, Noblesville and Westfield. Alliance Fastpitch formed in 2020 to encourage cooperation among rival teams and place athletes first. Championship Series games will be…

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