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July 11th, 2014

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Receives Matching Grant

Marianne Glick announced at the annual Girls Inc. Touchstone Awards luncheon on July 10 that The Glick Fund has chosen Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis as recipients of a generous $75,000 matching grant. The Glick Fund is a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation. All unrestricted gifts to Girls Inc. from new or lapsed donors, […]

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June 20th, 2014

Meet Touchstone Honoree Harriet Ivey

Girls Inc. is pleased to introduce Harriet Ivey as one of four distinguished women who will be honored at our 2014 “Imagination in Action” Touchstone Awards. Fellow honoree Debby Knox will be profiled in our next newsletter, and the profiles of honorees Beverly Mukes-Gaither and Dr. Lisa Harris can be read from our April and May enewsletters. Harriet Ivey served for 15 years as […]

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June 4th, 2014

Featured Supporter: Summer Youth Program Fund

This year’s “Just Imagine” summer camp will spark girls’ creativity and inspire them to pursue new possibilities. We could not offer four weeks of hands-on programs and exciting field trips without the generosity of our summer camp supporters. We are grateful for the longtime support of the Summer Youth Program Fund. The Summer Youth Program […]

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May 6th, 2014

Featured Volunteers: Bohlsen Group

At Girls Inc., we love partnering with corporate organizations and groups in Greater Indianapolis to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. One of those great partners is public relations firm Bohlsen Group. Vicki Bohlsen, CEO, is the epitome of a strong, smart, and bold woman. We are so appreciative of her support […]

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May 6th, 2014

Thank You to our Girls Inc. Volunteers

Last month we celebrated Volunteer Appreciation Month and held our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event, recognizing our amazing Girls Inc. volunteers for their commitment to inspiring girls to being strong, smart, and bold. In 2013, we served 4, 322 Greater Indianapolis girls through 7,704 program enrollments with the help of hundreds of volunteers. Last year, 267 […]

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May 6th, 2014

Meet Lisa E. Harris, M.D., Touchstone Awards Honoree

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Lisa E. Harris, M.D., as one of the four women who will be honored at our 2014 “Imagination in Action” Touchstone Awards. Fellow honorees Harriet Ivey and Debby Knox will be profiled in upcoming newsletters, and honoree Beverly Mukes-Gaither was profiled in our April enewsletter. Dr. Harris has dedicated […]

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May 6th, 2014

Girls Explore Science and Engineering at Girls Inc. Day

“I want to major in engineering and physics,” said Alexis, 16, during a break at Girls Inc. Day on IUPUI campus. “I like figuring out how things work and discovering the reality of things.” Alex was one of 125 girls in attendance at Girls Inc. Day 2014: “Exploration Into STEM.” STEM stands for science, technology, […]

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April 2nd, 2014

Featured Volunteer: Michelle Henderson

Three years ago, in March of 2011, Michelle Henderson joined our volunteer team. Since then, she has led eleven of our six-week programs! Not only has Michelle demonstrated time and again her enthusiasm for the Girls Inc. mission, but her bubbly personality and positive outlook on life is contagious. She shines while working with the […]

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April 1st, 2014

Featured Supporter: 3M Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of 3M, more girls will have opportunities to discover their inner scientist or engineer this summer! Girls Inc. is thrilled to have a $5,000 grant from 3Mgives to help deliver Girls Inc. Operation SMART® (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) programs. Operation SMART engages girls in relevant, hands-on experiments in science, technology, […]

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March 3rd, 2014

Featured Volunteers: Ashleih Cheshire and Amber LaRue

This winter Ashleih Cheshire and Amber LaRue teamed up to lead their seventh and fourth programs, respectively. Ashleih and Amber met in college and remained friends even after starting their own families and careers. Individually, they exemplify what it means to be strong, smart, and bold women. As a volunteer team they model great team-work […]

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