BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - NBC newsman and author Tom Brokaw will be the featured speaker at Ivy Tech Community College O'Bannon Institute for Community Service program in April.
The Herald-Times reports the author of "The Greatest Generation" will speak at the institute's fundraising dinner April 11 at the Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center.
Ivy Tech Bloomington Chancellor John Whikehart says the theme for the O'Bannon Institute is going to be "Next Great Generation." He says the institute will be discussing where the next generation is coming from and what are the challenges the next generation is going to face.
Previous speakers for the O'Bannon Institute fundraising dinner have included columnist George Will, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, political strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin and former first lady Laura Bush.
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A winter weather advisory is in effect for Central Indiana through Friday night. Southern counties will be under a winter storm warning beginning Thursday night through Friday night.
Employees at some Indianapolis fast food restaurants took part in a 100-city strike Thursday morning.
Crews in Indianapolis and around Central Indiana are gearing up for this upcoming winter weather event.