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Indy Fuel Owners Expand Plans For Greenwood

Proposed deal with Gershman Partners envisions $40 million entertainment, retail center Indy Fuel owners Jim and Sean Hallett are committed to cultivating youth sports in Central Indiana, and the Halletts recently reinforced that message by announcing a proposal to develop a sports and family entertainment destination along Interstate 65 in Greenwood. The proposed project, developed by Hallett-owned Indiana Ice Arenas LLC and Indianapolis-based Gershman Partners, includes more than $40 million of private investment and would encompass 60 acres of long-admired real estate along I-65, south of County Line Road. Both organizations have signed letters of intent with the city expressing ...

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State Representative Kathy Richardson Named Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal

Mayor John Ditslear has announced that Noblesville resident and longtime State Representative Kathy Kreag Richardson will serve as the grand marshal for the 2017 Noblesville Fourth of July Parade. “State Representative Richardson is a familiar face in our parade and our community,” said Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear. “She works tirelessly serving Noblesville residents and to improve the community and state she loves so dearly. She is a wonderful role model for not just young women but all residents, and I am excited to have her serve as grand marshal this year.” A lifelong resident of Noblesville, Richardson has served District ...

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A Lucky Accident

June’s Luckiest Hoosier Alive: Dave Hawkins Writer / Christy Heitger-Ewing On December 5, 2012, Dave Hawkins, a CPA, had just finished a grueling two-day tax seminar when he got into his car to head home. “It was dark, but the roads were dry,” Hawkins says. “I remember looking up and seeing this car going off the road.” Before he had time to process what was happening, Hawkins’ vehicle collided, head-on, with the other. Though he was fortunate to not sustain internal bleeding or severe injuries, he suffered six broken ribs — a pain so searing that Hawkins likens it to ...

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Center Grove High School Announces New Principal

Jeffry Henderson takes over as CGHS Principal beginning July 1. GREENWOOD, IN (June 15, 2017) – Jeffry Henderson will become the new principal of Center Grove High School beginning July 1, 2017. Henderson is an experienced educator and instructional leader with nearly 30 years in education, including 15 years as a high school principal. Henderson’s hiring is pending approval by the Center Grove Board of School Trustees at its June 15, 2017 meeting. “We are excited to bring Jeff Henderson to Center Grove,” says Dr. Rich Arkanoff, superintendent. “He has a wealth of experience collaboratively leading a high achieving high ...

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Stories From the ER

Indy Doctor and Author Named LinkedIn’s Top Voice in Healthcare Writer  /  Lynda Hedberg Thies Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer Dr. Louis Profeta has practiced emergency room medicine for 24 years at St. Vincent Hospital. He teaches emergency medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, is also an expert on mass casualty preparedness and has testified to the U.S. Congress on the topic. He knows a thing or two about the ER environment. The emergency room offers a window into society’s deepest issues, heroin addiction, end of life choices as well as observations from his experiences. Profeta knows that we have ...

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Doc Oak’s Games: Fishers Resident Invents Children’s Games with a New Twist

Writer  /  Janet Striebel Photography  /  Brian Brosmer Fishers resident, Joe Oakley, creates children’s games that help develop positive life skills. He works as a doctor and pathologist at Eli Lilly in oncology research. In his spare time, he works as an entrepreneur, marketing his innovative games — Doc Oak’s Games, which represent a new approach to learning, winning and, of course, having fun. Most traditional games geared for kids are competitive-driven like Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Trouble and Sorry, Joe’s games are cooperative-driven, in that players need to work together to win. The games are easy to learn, ...

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Culinary Adventures In Childhood

Writer  /  Seiji Bryant When I was offered the opportunity to work for Rainbow Station, I immediately knew it was the right place for me. Having worked primarily in fine dining, I knew it would be a change of pace to convince small children, from infant to age 5, to experience the wonderful flavors I had been working with for the previous few years. But having two children myself, I already had an idea of how to get farm fresh foods direct to table. Knowing that Rainbow Station wanted a chef and not someone who could just reheat frozen food, ...

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From Finance to the Fairway

Writer  /  Mary Ryan Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer In the early 1970’s, walking the halls of Lawrence Central you could find Steve Sterrett and his sweetheart, Betty Hall. If you asked him where he would be nearly 40 years later, he might have responded, “Married to my high school sweetheart, and living in Lawrence.” What he probably wouldn’t have said however, was “owning a golf course.” But that’s exactly what happened in June 2016 when Sterrett purchased the Old Oakland Golf Club. Steve is a 1973 graduate of Lawrence Central high school and loved his community so much he’s been ...

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Get Your Growl On: Wooden Bear Brewing opens in Geist

Writer  /  Matt Keating Kurt Sundling, co-owner of the new Wooden Bear Brewing at Geist, 10150 Brooks School Road, believes in keeping things simple. So far, it’s been a great recipe for success. “We have stressed having a casual, laid back atmosphere at both our Greenfield and Geist locations,” Sundling says. “We aren’t fancy or trendy. Those places are great too, but our guests love things the way they are here, and they know they are going to get a great beer and good food.” The Geist location opened in early April and has been embraced positively by their guests. ...

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Jennifer Hussung Named Greenwood Teacher of the Year

Southwest Elementary teacher takes home top award Writer / Michelle Kaufman  Greenwood Community School Corporation’s Teacher of the Year was recently awarded to Jennifer Hussung, a second grade teacher at Southwest Elementary. Growing up, Hussung’s would play school with chickens on her family’s farm. Today, she is in her 16th year of teaching and has taught a variety of grade levels. “Second [grade] is definitely my favorite,” she says. “[The students are] starting to really put all of the pieces together. Seeing the students’ growth, the things they were not able to do at the beginning of the year that ...

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