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“The Greatest Spectacle in Cycling”

CycleBar is an indoor cycling franchise that features an IMAX type theater with incredible sound.  Enjoy getting into the holiday spirit and shape with music, FREE give-away, shopping and friends.  #MakingMemories #MakingADifference #CycleToIndy500 CycleBar Trader’s Point opened it doors in April of 2016.  This May, Cyclebar Trader’s Point will launch The Greatest Spectacle in Cycling May 1- 24th.  The member that rides the MOST miles during this time will win 2 tickets to the Indy 500.  The 2nd place winner will win 2 tickets to the IPL 500 Festival Parade (500Festival.com).   We will follow the riders success with a leaderboard ...

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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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Class Dismissed: Carmel High School Principal John Williams Retires

Writer  /  Kara Kavensky Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer Carmel High School Principal John Williams is preparing for his next course: Retirement 101. Williams, and his wife Paula, are both originally from Evansville. Paula serves as the Director of Special Education for Zionsville School Corporation and is also scheduled to retire in December. John Williams took the job as Principal of Carmel High School in 2003. “Carmel has been a great school corporation for a long time,” Williams says. “Dale Graham’s 25 years of leadership gets the credited for transitioning Carmel from a rural to suburban high school.” Under Williams, he ...

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Business Spotlight: Shephard’s Painting

Writer / Christy Heitger-Ewing Joe Shephard, owner of Shephard’s Painting, took an active role in the family-owned house painting business eight years ago. Though for years it served as an exclusively exterior home painting company, so many of his clients’ structures required some form of home repair prior to painting that he decided to expand the business to include renovation work (shephardsgchomesolutions.com). The company replaces all aspects of trim, siding, soffit and paneling, but they also offer a window replacement alternative that saves thousands in comparison to replacement. (Refer to their website for other areas of expertise.) “Basically, we’re your ...

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Carmel Mom of the Year: Kerri Dooley

Writer & Photographer / Allison Yates “She’s fun!” exclaims Finn, 7, one of Kerri Dooley’s five children. Along with Finn, his twin Greta, 7, and sisters Grace, 11, Silvi, 5, and Tess, 2, all agree their mother is well deserving of this year’s Carmel Mom of the Year Award. Dooley is a mother of five who’s dedicated to teaching her children faith and values while not taking herself too seriously. Standing in her kitchen, her impeccably dressed, cheerful children laugh and admire her. The feeling is mutual. Dooley only grew up with one brother, but her grandmother, who met her ...

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“So It Goes”

Carmel resident and historian shares fraternity connection with Kurt Vonnegut. Writer / Josh Brown Bill Briscoe’s connection to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. runs a bit deeper than reading a few of Vonnegut’s novels. Briscoe, a Carmel resident and historian of the Delta Upsilon International Fraternity, began learning more about the famous Indianapolis author as he dug into his fraternity’s archives a couple years after Vonnegut died in 2007. Briscoe had been a Vonnegut fan ever since he read “Cat’s Cradle” in the early 1960s, but his fascination with Vonnegut grew as he realized there was a connection between the author and ...

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Carmel Symphony Orchestra Women’s League to Host April 11 Fundraiser

Writer / Josh Brown The Carmel Symphony Orchestra Women’s League is hosting its annual fundraising luncheon on April 11 at the Ritz Charles in Carmel. The event supports two, huge Carmel Symphony Orchestra events — the CSO Young Artists Competition and the Family Fun concert. The Young Artists Competition brings young musicians from across the state competing to win a chance to perform in a concert with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra. Three winners are selected and get the opportunity to play with the orchestra in the Family Fun Concert held each year at the Palladium — certainly a gold-star moment ...

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Colts COO Pete Ward Reflects On 36-Year Career

Writer / Suzanne Huntzinger Photographer / Brian Brosmer No one will ever forget that snowy March morning in 1984 when the former Baltimore Colts rolled into town and changed the city of Indianapolis forever. Few people can say they were a part of the ball club from its Indianapolis beginnings. Chief Operating Officer and Zionsville resident, Pete Ward, was part of that unforgettable experience that brought the Colts to a rebirth in Naptown. “It was March 28, 1984,” Ward says. “They called me into the office and said, ‘take care of your personal business and be back here at 10 ...

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Pete Rose to Appear May 5 at the Palladium

Baseball legend Pete Rose will share tales from his record-shattering and controversial career in an upcoming special appearance at the Palladium. “4192, An Evening With Pete Rose Live,” featuring Rose and a moderator, begins at 8 p.m. Friday, May 5. Tickets starting at $40 go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, available online at TheCenterPresents.org or by phone at (317) 843-3800. Rose made his Major League Baseball debut in 1963 with the Cincinnati Reds and closed his career as the team’s manager in the late 1980s. He became a household name as a member of the “Big Red Machine,” the Reds ...

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Carmel 2017 Mom of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Mom of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Carmel Mom of the Year. Visit atcarmel.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is April 15, and you can vote once daily until then. Kerri Dooley Nominated by Tom Dooley, who says: Kerri is the mom to 4 girls (11, 7, 5 and2) and one boy (7). She is the kind of mom that values the experience. While it seems our kids are growing up faster and faster, Kerri truly appreciates each and ...

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