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Neighbors Rally to Find Missing Fishers Dog

We had just returned from a Sunday cheer showcase in Bloomington, at 5:30 pm, on a cold January evening. The dark of night was near and when we opened the door to the house, our worried son informed us that our 13-year-old Lhasa/Schnauzer mix, Hoosier, had been missing since 2:00 pm. “What! You didn’t bother to look for him or even text us?” I sneered at him. We adorned our warmest winter coats and boots to begin the search on the cove ice, where he was last seen. After scouring the neighborhoods around the cove and talking to a few ...

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Big crowd will ‘Bop to the Top’ for Riley Hospital

34th annual event – January 21 – One America Tower More than 1,200 stair-climbers are expected to take the “Bop to the Top” challenge on Saturday, January 21, at One America Tower in downtown Indy in the 34th annual charity event that benefits Riley Hospital for Children. Participants will run, walk or crawl up 780 steps, covering 36 floors or 500 feet to the top of the Tower. Those that make it to the top receive a long-sleeve event t-shirt to commemorate the accomplishment. The event will start at 8:30 a.m. and will include several local celebrity “boppers” – Runners ...

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OneZone Announces 2017 Chair of Board of Directors

Angie Jaynes, Primaria Health, has been named Chair of OneZone’s 2017 Board of Directors.  Joining Jaynes on the executive committee are: Jeff Welch, FORUM Credit Union – Chair-elect Michael Drewry, Drewry Simmons Vornehm LLP – Secretary Courtney Lloyd, STAR Financial Bank – Treasurer Jo Biggers – Past Chair Matt Frey, Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream – At Large  New 2017 board members are Michael Harlowe, IU Health Saxony Hospital; and John Myrland, Old National Bank. About OneZone: OneZone, a Hamilton County chamber of commerce, serves the Central Indiana business community as a commerce connector, strong voice, significant presence and business ...

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Extreme Makeover Golf Edition

Old Oakland Undergoes Phases of Renovations Writer  /  Joshua Deisler Old Oakland Golf Club has seen its share of changes. After a fire burned much of the clubhouse, the golf club rebuilt the structure, highlighting the beautiful views and modernizing its bar and restaurant services. Now with a new owner, Old Oakland has set its sights on an even bigger project: renovating each of its 9-hole courses. Old Oakland General Manager Doc O’Neal has always worked in the golf industry. “It’s my passion,” says O’Neal, who started his golf course management company in 2011. “I’m kind of lucky. I’ve been ...

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Quarles Climbers Host Open House

The Quarles Climbers team is hosting an open house on January 14th. At this open house, guests can donate to the team and will learn more about the cause and inspiration for the team, Maddie Graham. Maddie was a young girl who died of lung disease at just 34 months old, and the team now climbs in her memory. The event will take place at 2785 Sawtooth Oak Circle in Westfield. Posy Patch Catering will provide food for the event, and Boutique on Wheels and Premier Designs will also be selling their products, with a portion of each sale being ...

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HSE Schools Explore New Stress Relief For Students

Writer  /  Casey Vanputten Is your child freaking out about the SAT? And she’s only in third grade? Does your child’s school nurse have you on speed dial because of chronic stomachaches or headaches due to stress? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then your child might benefit from EFT. Also known as “tapping,” EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) is an effective and easy-to-learn self-help tool that combines ancient Chinese medicine with modern day psychology. The process is similar to what’s done in acupuncture, but without the needles. Instead, it involves tapping on specific acupoints, which turns off ...

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Need To Get In Shape?

Writer  /  Lisa Mitchell  Photography provided  You want to be a role model for your children?  It starts by leading by example and taking care of yourself in a meaningful way, “because parents, especially moms, have the biggest impact on their children,” says Ron Kleinman, MD, associate chief of pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. That is why caring for yourself with proper nutrition, a focus on effective fitness and your well-being you’re leading your family to be their healthiest, happiest selves. Looking great and feeling great starts with two things: finding the right people to be supportive and making the commitment. ...

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Indiana Originals

Leading.Local.Living Writer  /  Lisa Mitchell Photography provided “You really can live as close to local as possible if you know where to look,” says Mel McMahon Stone, which is why she, along with her husband, Lance, created Indiana Originals, a network of Indiana-owned and founded businesses looking to serve Indiana residents. They hope to make it easy for Hoosiers to ensure their dollars benefit the local economy by providing a one-stop source for local products and service providers, rooted in their own communities. Mel’s passion for all things local comes from her strong Indiana roots. Born and raised in Irvington, ...

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Healing Power – Geist Fitness

Geist Fitness strives to bridge the gap between physical fitness training and health care Writer  /  Jon Shoulders Ask a member of the training staff at Geist Fitness and they’ll tell you physical exercise can be much more than a technique to blow off stress or enhance energy levels – it can actually serve as a form of medicine. Each trainer at Geist Fitness, a locally owned, private club on Fall Creek Road, holds an Exercise is Medicine (EIM) certification – a worldwide health initiative launched in 2007 by the American Medical Association and the American College of Sports Medicine ...

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North Star Vitamins & Health Center Provides a Nutritional Foundation

Writer  /  Jane VanOsdol The simple thing is not always the effortless thing. Clinical nutritionist and certified massage therapist Pamela Alboher-Ray, Ph.D., sees this frequently as she works with clients at North Star Vitamins and Health Center in Fishers. “Prevention is not an easy thing to sell,” she said. “But it’s true: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” For Alboher-Ray and her staff of five, education is the driving force behind what they do. They’ve helped countless individuals over the years by emphasizing a good nutritional foundation. This includes vitamin D, vitamin B-complex and a healthy ...

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