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Mortgage Bankers Tell Congress: Fix Housing Finance

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mortgage bankers in Indiana want congress to reform the Housing Finance System.

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

By Kate Shepherd | Jun 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tamika Catchings will help raise funds to benefit foster youth.

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

By Kate Shepherd | May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Revenge of the Soccer Moms is written by Indiana mom Myra Levine.

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

By Kate Shepherd | Apr 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Nonprofit Connected By 25 elects new board members.

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

By Kate Shepherd | Apr 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Child abuse signs are being stressed with LullabySitters.com sitters and nannies.

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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Hawthorne Community Center Hires Elaine Dillahunt

By Kate Shepherd | Mar 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Elaine Dillahunt is the new deputy director of Hawthorne Community Center.

Hawthorne Community Center in Indianapolis has hired Elaine Dillahunt as its new deputy director.  Dillahunt has more than 30 years of experience in community programs and services, most recently as the superintendent of operations at Indy Parks and Recreation. During her tenure at Indy Parks, Dillahunt held a variety of positions including interim director. Elaine…

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General Assembly Could Pass Foster Youth Bills

By Kate Shepherd | Mar 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Indiana General Assembly is close to passing bills that would help former foster youth.

Two bills that would have dramatic impact on Indiana foster youth are closer to becoming law this Indiana General Assembly session. General Assembly Considers SB 366 Senate Bill 366 (Driver’s Licenses for Foster Youth) allows teenagers in foster care to obtain a driver’s license. The bill also waives BMV fees, permits foster youth to take…

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KSC Welcomes New Client!

By Kate Shepherd | Mar 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
KSC client Hawthorne Community Center is a gem on the near-westside.

Kate Shepherd Communications (KSC) welcomes new client Hawthorne Community Center!  Hawthorne serves the Near Westside.  It has been an important part of the area for more than 90 years.   The center provides services for toddlers to senior citizens. Who is our new client? If you haven’t visited Hawthorne, you should.  The community center recently completed…

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A Great Babysitter to Make Your Valentine’s Day Complete

By Kate Shepherd | Feb 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Great babysitters can ease your mind this Valentine's Day and rekindle the romance.

One Red Cross poll found that 55 percent of parents surveyed decided to stay home because they couldn’t find a babysitter. Indianapolis-based LullabySitters.com is urging parents to rekindle the romance this Valentine’s Day with a date night, while also ensuring their children are left with a trustworthy caregiver. Whether parents use an online service like…

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Attorney Allan W. Reid Joins Foley Panszi Law

By Kate Shepherd | Feb 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Allan W. Reid is joining Foley Panszi Law.

Experienced attorney Allan W. Reid, has joined Foley Panszi Law and will focus his practice primarily on Criminal Law.  Reid’s practice ranges from major felonies to misdemeanors and includes handling DUIs, OWIs, Driving While Suspended and Expungements. Allan W. Reid’s Experience Allan W. Reid is a former Master Commissioner in the criminal courts of Marion…

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