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HSE vs. Fishers Mudsock Game 2015


Writer and Photographer / Keeley Miller After finishing the first half with no points to Fisher’s 28, Hamilton Southeastern High School won the annual Mudsock game against Fishers High School 38-33. HSE rallied in the final 15 minutes to score a staggering 32 points. The Mudsock game is an annual competition between the two rival schools.  

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Rob Delaby – Pink Tie Guy of the Year


Writer / Keeley Miller Photographer / Brenda Staples When he was just 13 years old, Rob Delaby sat by his grandmother’s bed as she battled cancer. Without any power to help beyond comfort and prayer, he felt helpless. Years later, he faced another cancer diagnosis of a close friend. Rather than sitting back, Delaby decided to do as much as he could to make a difference. “When we found out in September 2014 that my good friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, I said that I would be damned to just sit there and watch it happen,” said Delaby. Delaby ...

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Bette’s All About Dogs


Writer  /  Kara Reibel Even the barista at Launch Fishers is an entrepreneur! Bette Wechsler, mom of founder John Wechsler, has her own startup business. All About Dogs Fishers is Bette’s brainchild based on her love of dogs. “At my age, I just want to have fun,” shares Bette. “Aside from the fun I have being a barista, I love dogs, so being a dog sitter is a natural fit for me.” Like most dog owners, Bette found the kennels expensive when she needed to travel and would have loved having someone like her as an option for pet sitting. ...

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The Rotary Club of Indianapolis Inspires a Call To Action


Writer / Kara Reibel Rotary International’s motto is “Service Above Self.” Nowhere is this more evident than with their ultimate service project, Indy Do Day. “Joining Rotary is one of the best decisions I ever made,” shares Ramona Adams, account executive with RJE Business Interiors and VP of the Rotary Club of Indianapolis as well as Indy Do Day co-chair. “Rotary has made me a better person, and Indy Do Day is our signature event that we facilitate for the city. Indy Do Day enables organizations to work together, building better relationships and has a positive impact in our city.” ...

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Annual Pasta Bowl Fights Hunger with School Spirit


Writer and Photographer / Keeley Miller Every year, thousands of pounds of pasta are given to food pantries, thanks to the efforts of a single food drive. Donating almost 10,000 pounds in 2014 alone, the annual Pasta Bowl gives back to the community. Hamilton Southeastern School Board President John DeLucia founded the Pasta Bowl in 2012, hoping to create an alternative twist to a food drive that utilizes school spirit to help the less fortunate. “I think we are so fortunate in the United States and especially Fishers,” said DeLucia. “We have great schools, great families, and so just to ...

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Fishers High School Marching Tiger Band Invitational Draws Regional Talent


Writer  /  Kara Reibel  .  Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer Fishers High School Marching Tigers will host the 4th Annual Fishers Invitational September 12. Regional talent is drawn to Fishers for this event that kicks off the marching band competition season. “As the host, FHS is not competing but is the last band to perform exhibition only,” shares Invitational Chair Jay Gabbard, whose daughter Alaina, a junior, is part of the percussion section. The event keeps growing each year with top bands from Indiana represented. Last year, 13 bands from across the Midwest competed. This year, the talents of 15-18+ marching ...

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Casler’s Kitchen and Bar


The Place to Be! Writer  /  Lisa Kitchen Butt  .  Photographer  /  Keeley Miller “I want people to say the place to be is Casler’s Kitchen and Bar,” says Randy De John, managing partner for the Fishers restaurant located on the southeast corner of 116th Street and Olio Road. Bringing together sports watching, good food and fan camaraderie is the goal of this family-owned business. Sports watching starts and stops here…at least for the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana University basketball. With 51 TVs, Casler’s is the fans’ choice for watching all sports and eating a reasonably priced meal. A cornerstone ...

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NAWBO: Creating a Powerful Impact


Writer  /  Kara Reibel  .  Photographers  /  Kara Reibel, Brenda Staples Since inception 40 years ago, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has facilitated change by creating a strong impact across the country, enabling a more equitable playing field for women-owned businesses. The result is a ripple effect, not only benefiting women but minority business owners as well. The roots of NAWBO began with advocacy. In the 1970s, in order for a woman to get a business loan, a man had to to sign off on it. Realizing that women represented 54 percent of the voting public, a ...

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Launch Ladies: Connecting Women in Tech


Writer / Kara Reibel Inspired by chance interactions with a small number of women in the entrepreneurial co-working space Launch Fishers, Sticksnleaves’ VP of Corporate Development and Operations Kristen Cooper founded a movement committed to identifying, educating and connecting women entrepreneurs. The Launch Ladies are turning one in August, and they certainly have something to celebrate. “When I started working with Sticksnleaves, I wanted to get to know as many people as possible,” shares Cooper. “Never would have guessed that I would meet so many awesome women while putting on lip gloss in the ladies room. One day when I ...

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Farewell to Fishers’ Finest


Writer / Suzanne Huntzinger Photographer / Brian Brosmer Ask anyone on the streets of Fishers, and they’ll tell you who’s the finest in Fishers. The leader of Fishers’ finest, Chief George Kehl, announced his retirement in August after nearly 40 years as Police Chief. His retirement will be effective September 2016, making him the longest serving police chief in the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area. Kehl says his decision to retire has been on his mind for a while, but timing was everything. “I didn’t come to this decision lightly, wondering about the right time. You’ve got to weigh what’s best ...

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