Posts by Kate Shepherd

Military Service Members Receive Offer

Anyone currently serving in the military can now go online to receive free tickets for themselves and a guest to an upcoming event that will honor Vietnam Veterans. The Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations’ (IPBS’) SALUTE to Vietnam Veterans will include a concert by THE TEXAS TENORS and a preview of THE VIETNAM WAR, a film by…

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Restored raises funds to stop sex trafficking

Tickets are now available for an upcoming event to raise awareness and funds for Indianapolis nonprofit Restored. The Third Annual Stop the Traffick Fashion Show will focus attention on Restored’s mission: To put an end to domestic sex trafficking and sexual exploitation in Indiana. Restored Makes a Difference In 2016, Restored served 106 women throughout…

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PR Pro Reed Publishes First Novel

Cheryl Reed dives into fiction with a vengeance Cheryl Reed has spent the past 30 years making a name for herself.  First as a journalist covering crime, government and politics.  Then as a public relations pro for clients ranging from Angie’s List to former Governor Frank O’Bannon to financial guru, Pete the Planner. Today she…

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Vietnam Veterans to be honored

Vietnam Veterans will be honored at a September event that Kate Shepherd Communications has been proud to consult on.  Please buy your tickets today, because they are going FAST! The Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations SALUTE to Vietnam Veterans will feature THE TEXAS TENORS in concert.  THE TEXAS TENORS are a three-time Emmy award winning vocal…

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Monnett hired as director of advancement

Indiana Connected By 25 has hired Scott D. Monnett.  He will serve as the new director of advancement.  Monnett has more than 15 years of experience.  He has worked in fundraising, community relations, annual giving, partnership engagement and organization development. Prior to taking the role at the nonprofit serving foster youth, Monnett worked in the…

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Mortgage Bankers Tell Congress: Fix Housing Finance

The Indiana Mortgage Bankers Association ended its annual State Convention this afternoon with a roundtable discussion, where local mortgage lenders discussed the growing need for housing finance reform and what actions Congress must take to create a mortgage market that meets the full range of housing needs in Indiana, and across the U.S. Mortgage bankers explain…

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Tamika Catchings to keynote event

Indiana Connected By 25 is pleased to announce that four-time Olympic Gold Medal Winner, WNBA Champion and MVP Tamika Catchings will give an inspiring keynote speech at an evening benefiting foster youth. The event is scheduled for Thursday, June 8, and will raise funds for the nonprofit’s programs. Catchings Helps Foster Youth “Indiana Connected By…

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“Revenge of the Soccer Moms” Published

Life in the suburbs inspired Myra Levine’s new novel, “Revenge of the Soccer Moms.”  The book answers the question, “What if middle-class women set aside good sense and actually did the things they think about doing?” The dark comedy is set in a Westfield, Indiana subdivision and focuses on a group of smart, funny, stay-at-home…

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Indiana nonprofit applauds bill signings

Nonprofit Indiana Connected By 25 praises Governor Eric Holcomb’s signing of two measures that will have dramatic effects on Indiana foster youth.  Senate Enrolled Act 366 (Driver’s Licenses for Foster Youth) and Senate Enrolled Act 497 (Medicaid for Former Foster Youth) were both signed by the Governor late Friday afternoon. The first measure allows teenagers in…

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Child Abuse Signs Outlined for Sitters

LullabySitters.com is educating its sitters and nannies about the signs of child abuse and their reporting requirements in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. The organization sent an email to all of the caregivers registered on its site and posted a blog with reminders of what to look for. Child Abuse Signs The…

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