Indiana

The Hoosier Boat: Commissioning of USS Indiana (SSN 789)

USS Indiana, the 16th Virginia-class fast-attack submarine, was officially commissioned on September 29 of 2018. A commemorative hardbound book is being published to celebrate and cement this momentous event’s place in history. This coffee table-style book will be complete with an overview of the history of Indiana, former namesake ships, never before published historical documents and photos, rich Naval history of Indiana, Hoosiers in the Navy, the Indiana crew and more!

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Indiana At 200: The Official Report of the Indiana Bicentennial Commission

The goal of Indiana’s 2016 bicentennial celebration was to honor the state’s 200 years of history, but to do so in a modern way, engaging all 6.5 million Hoosiers and leaving a legacy for future generations. The Official Report of the Indiana Bicentennial Commission chronicles the accomplishments, events, projects and activities that marked the state’s 200th birthday.

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Color Indy

Indianapolis’ coloring book features iconic Indianapolis landmarks including the Pacers, the Children’s Museum, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and much more. Color Indy provides companies the perfect opportunity to present their clients, employees or incoming visitors the perfect keepsake “Get to know Indy” guide.

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Hoosier Beacons

It is remarkable how little many Hoosiers know about the history of our state and its amazing people. Some of the greatest athletes, composers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, innovators, leaders, musicians, philanthropists, politicians, preachers, public servants, scientists, teachers and writers in U.S. history were nurtured by this soil.
Yet too many Hoosiers have no idea that they share an Indiana connection.

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Contrary To Popular Belief

In the spring of 2014, Leppert started writing a blog.  It was the usual kind of blog being written for the usual kinds of reasons. But a funny thing happened when he took a couple of risks with his writing:  he got away with it.  And then he took his gloves off for good. Within a year, his “blog” was elevated to a “column” and began showing up in mainstream publications throughout Indiana.  After publishing more than a hundred installments, a group of recurring political and cultural themes began to emerge.  From RFRA and guns, to the economy and parenting,...

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Milestones 2000: A 20th Century Retrospective

Like many organizations, the Indianapolis Business Journal looked at the millennium as a time to look back on the history of our city. It includes not only more business information than any other millennium publication on central Indiana, but also significant people and events in the areas of religion, sports, education, social services and the arts. It is approached decade-by-decade, including a narrative of key events, a time line, and a section about the most important people in the decade. Local companies were invited to purchase space after each decade to tell their own stories of when and how they...

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International Violin Competition of Indianapolis: Programs

Held every four years, the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis focuses on offering participants the chance to perform before large audiences and to measure their musical progress against the standards of a distinguished jury and the artistry of other talented players. Regarded as the Western Hemisphere's "Olympics of the Violin", Indianapolis has hosted eight competitions. The event programs contain greetings from various Indianapolis and IVCI leaders, maps, a competition schedule, the artistic structure of the event, lists of participants, repertoire, and prizes, details on special projects, a listing of the administration and volunteers, a note about the juried exhibition of...

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Flourish: CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Commemorative Book

2014 marked a significant milestone for CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions - their 40th anniversary as a private, not-for-profit agency serving older adults, people of any age with a disability and family caregivers in Central Indiana. The occasion provides an opportunity for some fanfare - to celebrate their 1974-2014 legacy and to consider how best to implement their vision for the future.

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The Journey Home: Celebrating 25 Years of Habitat for Humanity

This book shares some of the memories and journeys of homeowners, sponsors, volunteers, and founders who have been a part of the Habitat for Humanity in Greater Indianapolis for the last 25 years. We have been able to provide over 400 homes for low income families locally, and we had the privilege to hear countless stories from the families about the power of homeownership. In the end, the definition of home means something deeper than any quantifiable number we could track.

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Food for Thought: An Indiana Harvest

Food for Thought: An Indiana Harvest is a book that, through stories and pictures, captures and explores this exciting time in Indiana food and agriculture. Indiana has a rich agricultural history. But talk to old timers and newcomers alike and you'll find remarkable agreement: Food has never been better in the Hoosier state. Food for Thought: An Indiana Harvest tells the story of Indiana's food renaissance through the voices of more than eighty people who are creating this fresh and dynamic scene. You'll meet Greg Gunthorp, whose grass-fed pork and poultry are served by some of the best chefs in...

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