News and Events

July 2nd, 2015

In the Summer, We Read

Ashley Miser

My whole life has centered on reading. To this day I can close my eyes and picture Mrs. Bex. She was one of the most influential teachers I ever had and taught me the divine skill of loving to read. I crave picking up a good book and reading it – anywhere! Over the weekend […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Charles Schwab

Hazel Owens

It’s amazing when we have the pleasure of hosting corporate groups to help us complete tasks that not only empowers girls, but has a lasting effect on the agency as a whole. Charles Schwab has gone above and beyond for us. They have completed a variety of projects, including assembling toolkits for our volunteer program […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Featured Supporter: Catherine K. Coggeshall

Jessica Morris

When lives are touched, there is always a wonderful memory to share. At Girls Inc. we remember Catherine Coggeshall, who passed away last month, as one of our greatest volunteers who has touched the lives of many girls. Catherine was such a dedicated and inspiring volunteer. With every program she led, her passion for our […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Operation SMART: Air Pollution

Ashley Miser

As the Girls Inc. Summer Outreach otherwise known as Operation SMART comes to a close we wanted to share highlights our June sessions. Summer Outreach 2015 has been yet another huge success for our affiliate. Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis partnered with 20 local summer camps to facilitate 30 STEM related programs for girls ages […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Get the Ice Cream Scoop!

Maria Paez

In recognition of National Ice Cream Month, the American Dairy Association is bringing ice cream to downtown Indianapolis for its 26th annual Ice Cream Social. Over 35 local celebrities and Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis volunteers will serve up delicious ice cream sundaes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 10, located on the […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Update: Two Weeks at Summer Day Camp

Maria Paez

Two weeks of summer day camp have been filled with fun, learning and interactive activities. There is not one day that goes by where the girls don’t learn something new. We kicked off the first week of camp with STRONG camp. Throughout the week, the girls learned about the female body. The A girls (6-8) […]

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July 2nd, 2015

Touchstone Honoree: Patricia Garrett Rooney

Maria Paez

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Pat Garrett Rooney as our fourth honoree at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Betsy Bikoff, Dr. Mercy Obeime, and Maria M. Quintana will also be honored this Thursday, July 9 during the awards luncheon. We are also happy to introduce Touchstone Chairwoman Billie K. Dragoo, a 2011 […]

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June 19th, 2015

Only 119 Years Later

Ashley Miser

Finally, well in 2020, there will be a new face on the #TheNew10. The U.S. government will be catching up with the times of gender equality and putting the face of a woman on the ten dollar bill. The New York Times reported that the year 2020 was chosen because it will be “the 100th […]

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June 12th, 2015

Strong, Smart, and Bold Athletes in the News

Maria Paez

Who says women can’t be strong, smart, and bold on the court or on the field? Being an athlete takes hard work, dedication, and passion. And, all women can do just that! Former 2004 Touchstone honoree, Tamika Catchings, makes her mark with the Indianapolis Fever team. Tamika knows what it takes to be strong, smart, […]

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June 3rd, 2015

Meet Maria Paez: Public Relations Intern

Maria Paez

We are excited to welcome the newest addition to our Girls Inc. team, Maria Paez! Get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? My role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis will be the Public Relations Intern. I will be posting on Facebook, […]

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