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  • Florida's slimming down? People in the trenches deserve credit

    Florida's slimming down? People in the trenches deserve credit
    Before Michelle Obama planted a garden at the White House and dropped a hip-hop album about healthy eating ... before Clarence Otis pledged to reduce sodium at Olive Garden and Red Lobster ... and before Beyonce made an exercise video for kids......
  • Let's not forget emotional toll from financial crisis

    For people navigating their way through a bankruptcy or foreclosure — two of the most stressful events that can occur for a person under financial strain — some help is offered to get them back on their feet, such as the mandatory financial...
  • A wish list in a time of gratitude

    It's time to give thanks. There are reasons to be grateful. Recent positive GDP growth, even if it was revised slightly downward for the third quarter on Tuesday, remains a good sign. Improving home sales are another upbeat indicator. And there are,...
  • Our neighbors need our help, as does the 211 help hot line that is a lifeline for many

    It was Thursday of last week, and the mother on the other end of the phone line was terrified. She was less than 36 hours from eviction. Her entire family, including her autistic son, was out of options. "I just don't know what to do," she said, her...
  • United Way of Central Indiana projects 2011 campaign to total $40.6 million

    United Way of Central Indiana projects 2011 campaign to total $40.6 million
    United Way of Central Indiana projects their 2011 annual campaign total to be $40.6 million, the highest amount in its history.  The Indiana organization’s president and CEO, Ellen Annala, said the total was $2.3 million more than the 2010 giving....
  • Fox59 teams up with United Way for ReadUP program

    Fox59 teams up with United Way for ReadUP program
    Fox59 teamed up with the United Way to teach Indiana students how to improve their reading Wednesday. Ron Smiley, Jennifer Ketchmark, Jenny Anchondo, Scott Jones and Fanchon Stinger all joined the ReadUP program. They met together to read to students...
  • Eli Lilly donates $12.3M to United Way of Central Indiana

    Eli Lilly donates $12.3M to United Way of Central Indiana
    A huge donation from Eli Lilly will go a long way in helping Central Indiana Hoosiers in need. The company's employees and retirees, along with the Lilly Foundation, presented a check to the United Way for $12.3 million Tuesday. It's the most money Lilly...
  • Manning injury gives new meaning to Blue Friday

    Manning injury gives new meaning to Blue Friday
    This Blue Friday rally on Monument circle took on a darker feel than normal. "A little depressed," said long time Colts fan Jeff Smith. "At work and so forth everybody is kind of talking about it and going over what happened in the news yesterday with...
  • Time to share the blessings

    Tis that time of the year where giving is better than receiving -- and there are plenty of organizations out there that could use a little giving on our part. With unemployment and underemployment still running wild in the area, there are plenty of our...
  • Pacers vs. Bulls in preseason opening game at Conseco Fieldhouse

    Pacers vs. Bulls in preseason opening game at Conseco Fieldhouse
    The Indiana Pacers are scheduled to play the Chicago Bulls in a preseason opening game at the Conseco Fieldhouse on Friday, December 16.     Tickets to attend the game will be $10, and 100 percent of the net proceeds will go to the United Way of Central...
  • County border question

    Question:  I live in the Tire Hill area and have a Johnstown address. I’ve been trying to get services from the Community Action Partnership office in Johnstown, but after making an appointment and driving to their office I was told they can’t...