Media Relations

Boots “The Kitten Nanny” Dies Peacefully at Arizona Home

Boots “The Kitten Nanny” died peacefully at his Arizona home Wednesday afternoon in the arms of his family and veterinarian.  The nationally-known dog and Hurricane Katrina survivor was in declining health as he approached his birthday.  Boots would have turned 16 in November. The Golden Retriever and chow mix gained headlines when he began volunteering and helping…

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Indiana Foster Youth to Receive National Award

Indiana foster youth Joshua Christian has been recognized for his advocacy by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Christian is a sophomore at Marian University, a member of the Indiana Youth Advisory Board and a Jim Casey Young Fellow. He is one of 12 recipients of the 2018 Adoption Excellence Award who…

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Synapse Sitters’ Founder Chosen for Honor

Synapse Sitters’ Marie Maher is finalist for Champion of the Year Indianapolis-based Synapse Sitters’ Founder Marie Maher has been selected as a 2018 Best Buddies Indiana Champion.  She is also a finalist for Indiana Champion of the Year. Maher is currently raising funds online to support Best Buddies and raising awareness about the organization’s mission.…

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Viral Launch Names Mitch Black President & COO

Hire Comes as Viral Launch Readies for Rapid Growth Indianapolis-based Viral Launch, which helps clients across the country sell products on Amazon, has named Mitch Black its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Black, who joins the SaaS-platform provider on Thursday, will have responsibility for the company’s go-to-market strategy and the successful execution of planning…

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Glick Fund Awards Grant, Matching Funds

Indiana Connected By 25 was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Indiana Connected By 25 is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit supporting youth who age out of the foster care system without permanent families. The Glick Fund’s gift will support Indiana Connected By 25’s efforts to improve education outcomes for foster youth…

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Indiana’s Increased Marketplace Rate Filings Harm Hoosiers

Protect Our Care Calls for the Sabotage to Stop  Rate filings for 2019 individual-market health insurance released today show the two companies offering health insurance to Hoosiers through the Marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have asked for maximum increases of 33.6 percent and 5.4 percent. The Indiana Department of Insurance says the…

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Pre-existing condition protections are under attack

Pre-existing condition protections are under attack.  The Trump Administration has made the unfortunate decision not to have the Department of Justice defend the crucial insurance reforms included in the Affordable Care Act, including the provision requiring health insurance companies to cover those with pre-existing conditions. Protect Our Care Indiana Spokeswoman Kate Shepherd issued the following…

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Women’s Outdoor Adventure Film Distributed Globally

DNK Presents’ Outdoor Adventure Film Now on IndieFlix  The acclaimed women’s outdoor adventure film “Live Adventurously” is now available on IndieFlix for viewers around the world to enjoy.  “Live Adventurously” is featured on the front page of the IndieFlix website in the “Recently Added” category and other areas of the streaming platform. The film from…

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