Founded in 2006, Impact 100 has granted $1.3 million to local non-profit organizations. The selection process began in January, 2013 with 53 grant applicants submitting letters of intent. Five Focus Area Committees then vetted one finalist in each focus area. Tindely Collegiate Academy, a finalist in the Education Focus Area, was one of five organizations to make a formal presentation to the Impact 100 membership during the annual dinner, June 11 at Courses Restaurant, Ivy Tech Community College. The other finalists included, Ruth Lilly Education Center: HOPE for Teens (Health & Wellness Focus Area); Reach for Youth: Teen Court (Family Focus Area); People for Urban Progress (Environment Focus Area) and The Oaks Academy: Fine Art Studio at Brookside (Arts & Culture Focus Area). The four remaining finalists each received unrestricted grants in the amount $5,250.
Police dispatchers in Hancock County say two medical helicopters were called to the scene of a crash late Wednesday night.
SWAT members were called to the city's northwest side Wednesday night.
In the wake of tornadoes that ravaged towns like Kokomo, Hoosiers now have another concern.