INDIANAPOLIS Governor Mitch Daniels will recognize five education, business and community leaders from across the state today at the Indiana Black Expo, Inc.s (IBE) 41st annual Summer Celebration Governors Reception.
FROM BLACKNEWS.COM -- Gary officials hope a planned museum honoring native son Michael Jackson will bring as many visitors as Elvis Presley's Graceland does. But attendance at other sites honoring the King of Pop and other popular entertainers suggests the numbers could be less than Mayor Rudy Clay predicts. Joe Jackson, the singer's father, and project promoter Simon Sahouri say preliminary research indicates 500,000 to 750,000 visitors a year could visit Gary as a result of the development.
This Friday, October 8, 2010, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will convene to formally swear in the Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt. The ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the William E. Steckler Ceremonial Courtroom, Room 202, of the Birch Bayh Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 46 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis.
As Americans contemplate voting for change on Tuesday, Election Day, the American Heart Association encourages everyone to make a change in their own lives on Wednesday Start! Eating Healthy Day.
A recent American Heart Association study shows that 70 percent of American adults report being told by a health care professional to make a lifestyle change. Start! Eating Healthy Day signifies the dedication of the American Heart Associations Start! initiative to the health and wellness of all Americans. It is not only beneficial for the heart to engage in physical activity, but its also important to maintain a healthy and well-balanced diet.
FROM GARY CRUSADER -- After months of discussing the serious concerns and challenges that face the city Attorney Ragen Hatcher will officially announce this weekend a decision that is critical to the future development of Gary. Attorney Hatcher will announce her candidacy for Mayor of Gary Saturday, October 30 at Indiana University Northwest in Savannah Hall beginning at 11 a.m.
BY AMOS BROWN III, FROM INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER. INDIANAPOLIS -- I was standing inside the Steak & Shake at Ground Zero (Illinois and Maryland streets) at 9:30 on Black Expo Saturday night. Public Safety Director Dr. Frank Straub and I were waiting to order milkshakes, when we heard loud noises outside and screaming inside. Two people yelled Duck.
BY CARMEN M. WOODSON-WRAY, FROM GARY CRUSADER. It seems as though Gary mayor, Rudy Clay and the Gary Council have finally had enough with the way the city looks not only to them, but to visitors who travel throughout the city.
FROM INK NEWSPAPER, FORT WAYNE. FORT WAYNE -- Dr. Dennis J. Gayle is Indiana Techs new vice president of academic affairs. Gayle has extensive experience in academic program development, student retention and faculty development.
BY BRANDON A. PERRY, FROM THE INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER. INDIANAPOLIS -- In less than two years, Congressman Andr Carson has become known nationally as a strong voice for working families and Americans who need opportunity and justice.
From INK Newspaper Online. FORT WAYNE -- Neighbors offered choice on proposed school at Pontiac near Anthony -- People living in Southeast Fort Wayne are getting an opportunity they rarely get when it comes to potential development in their neighborhood.
FROM Indianapolis Recorder, Amos Brown III. INDIANAPOLIS -- Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, founded in 1911 at Indiana University in Bloomington, will return home to its founding roots a year from now for its Centennial Celebration and 80th Grand Chapter Meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard will help kick off the 40th annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration with an ecumenical service at Light of the World Christian Church at 7 p.m. tonight (July 8).
Indianapolis -- Ivy Tech Community College has entered into multi-year agreements with ten furniture suppliers, including five minority- or woman-owned business enterprises, in order to save money through standardization and purchase consolidation.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Black Expo is offering a joint Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic package in recognition of its 40th anniversary. For 40 days beginning March 26 and ending May 5, the general public will have the opportunity to take advantage of special pricing and combo packages.
BY AMOS BROWN, THE LIGHT. INDIANAPOLIS U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh has recommended that President Barack Obama name Marion County Superior Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt to be a federal judge for the Southern District of Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS John Thompson was recently elected chairman of the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Board of Directors. Thompson is president and chief executive officer of Thompson Distribution Company, Inc., a distributor of mechanical supplies in Indianapolis.
BLOOMINGTON -- Cultural centers at Indiana University have joined efforts to create a brown bag discussion series this fall, "Choice of Colors," which will address issues of diversity, identity and cultural awareness.
On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Indiana University Northwest will host a rhythmic diversity event that challenges participants to examine life in a profoundly new and interesting way. D-Village is a two-hour experiential program that incorporates the rich metaphors of the drum circle into a hands-on experience that leads to a powerful, enlivening and non-threatening examination of diversity issues.
INDIANAPOLIS Ivy Tech Community College has announced plans to partner with I.T. Business Corporation to expand the colleges purchases and contracts with Indiana-owned women and minority-owned businesses. I.T. Business Corporation, along with Pro7interactive, have created a searchable database called Pronicity, allowing the college to search for available women and/or minority owned businesses within their service area to purchase products or create business partnerships.