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Key Inventory: The Key to Protecting Your Personal Property

Introducing the newest service to Geist and surrounding areas — Key Inventory LLC. We’re a full-service inventory company owned by Geist residents Keri and Brian Sackowski specializing in residential, estate and small business inventory. It’s a service everyone needs, but many don’t realize it until they suffer a loss or disaster. You may ask yourself, “Why would I need a professional inventory”? The first and most critical reason is for insurance purposes. Check your policy and review the “fine print” under duties of the policyholder after a loss. Yes, you have Personal Property Coverage, but do you know what you ...

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Genesis Sports Performance: Local Go-to For Athletic Training

Bishop Chatard Alum, Graham Wilkerson, is Experiencing Fast Growth with New Training Complex Writer  /  Jon Shoulders Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer The fitness industry has become rather competitive in recent years with Crossfit, Pilates and 24-hour gym facilities sprouting up like clockwork. Nevertheless, Graham Wilkerson, owner of Genesis Sports Performance on North Tacoma Avenue, took the industry by storm less than three years out of college. In 2012, after pursuing a history degree at DePauw University where he lettered in football during all four of his undergraduate years, Wilkerson took a job selling medical devices. A long-time athlete and fitness enthusiast, ...

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A Glimpse Inside the Senate

Writer  /  John Crane “How’s it going in the Senate?” Hardly a week goes by when I am not asked that question. Just a matter of months ago I was on the outside of the Statehouse, not privy to the inner-workings of the legislative process. Early on the morning of November 9th, after being elected the night before, I found myself sitting in a special meeting with six other freshmen Senators and the rest of the 41-member Senate Republican caucus. Since then, I have found myself with a dizzying sense of the surreal while navigating a Ph.D.-level crash course in ...

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Musical Excellence: The Indianapolis Men’s Chorus

Writer  /  Kara Kavensky Photographer  /  Ed Stewart Founded in 1990, The Indianapolis Men’s Chorus (IMC) has evolved over its nearly three decades of existence. Originally part of the Crossroads Performing Arts, the IMC spun out as its own nonprofit a year ago. Created to entertain, educate and promote inclusive community through musical excellence, the IMC is made up entirely of volunteers with a shared passion for their mission. “I am really proud of being part of a group that is committed to artistic excellence and social responsibility,” says Greg Sanders, IMC Artistic Director. “We pride ourselves in having a ...

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2017 Zionsville Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Zionsville Dad of the Year. Visit atzionsville.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Dan Gray Nominated by Linda Gray, who says: Dan is the head coach for lacrosse at Zionsville High School. He also is a personal trainer. He has a masters degree in occupational therapy from IU. Dan was raised by a single mother (author of this submission) with no role ...

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2017 Noblesville Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Noblesville Dad of the Year. Visit atnoblesville.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Brian VanBuskirk Nominated by Maddie VanBuskirk, who says: My triplet sisters and I would like to nominate Brian VanBuskirk. We are triplets and we are about to graduate. Our Dad had no idea what to expect 28 years ago when, as a first-time dad, he found out he was ...

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2017 Greenwood Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Greenwood Dad of the Year. Visit atgreenwood.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Cody Street Nominated by Monica Street, who says: My husband is an amazing dad to our four young kids despite a back injury and other injuries he sustained during his time in the army. Even though he is medically retired, he shows his dedication to our family by working ...

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2017 Fishers Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Fishers Dad of the Year. Visit atfishers.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Andrew Soley Nominated by Brianna Soley, who says: Andrew is such a great Dad who always chooses time with our family over anything else. He loves to play with our daughter, and even when he has long days at work he still finds energy to be present with us ...

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Center Grove 2017 Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Center Grove Dad of the Year. Visit atcentergrove.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Brian Gudaitis Nominated by Bailey Gudaitis, who says: My dad should be dad of the year because he is a superhero. He has overcome many obstacles in life, and he is amazing. My dad is my best friend, an amazing chef and an even better dancer. My dad ...

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Carmel 2017 Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Carmel Dad of the Year. Visit atcarmel.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Brant Hahn Nominated by Reegan Hahn, who says: I think my dad should be the Dad of the Year because he is a very busy person with four kids to take care of. Even through all the busy moments, he still finds time to spend with family and friends. ...

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