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Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars, Apr. 29, 2017

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Hendricks County Fairgrounds. AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2015, all rights reserved.

By Deanna Hindsley
Hendricks County Historical Museum

(January 20, 2017, Danville, IN)—The staff of the Arthur Murray Dance Center in Avon, IN, hosted an outstanding kick-off event for Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars 2017, January 17, 2017.

The contestants for this year’s Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars are Nina Criscuolo, Journalist, WISH TV, Yvonne Culpepper, COO Hendricks Regional Health, Dennis Dawes, retired after serving 40 years as CEO, Hendricks Regional Health, and his wife Yao-Hsin Dawes, Bible Study Fellowship Children’s Leader, Bill Franklin, owner, Courthouse Grounds, Reverend Father Michael C. Fritsch, pastor, Mary Queen of Peace, Eric Hessel, Hendricks Community Foundation, Jill Lees, captain, Plainfield Police Department, Ed Martin, retired CEO Wabash Valley Power Association, Faith Toole, writer for Hendricks County ICON and Tracy Whetstone, Visit Hendricks County.

A relaxed atmosphere in the dance studio, complete with a generous array with refreshments, provided a perfect opportunity for the dancers to get to know each other and meet their Arthur Murray professional dance partners.

Deanna Hindsley, president, board of directors, Hendricks County Museum, reflected on the evening, “Arthur Murray Dance Center gave a wonderful welcome to our dancers and committee at the Kick-0ff where we all learned a few basic steps to get started. What a fun event and a great introduction to the 2017 ‘Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars!”

Mark Adang, manager of Arthur Murray Avon, stated, “The kick-off event was a terrific start to the Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars 2017 season. The staff and dancers are excited and energized to make this the best Dancing with the Hendricks County Stars ever”.

This year features a married couple, Dennis and Yao-Hsin Dawes, competing together. Like all the contestants, they will be working with a dance professional throughout a series of lessons on choreography and technique. The night of the competition, however, they will compete on stage as a couple.

This year’s event will be at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds on the evening of Saturday, April 29. Tickets will be available for purchase on March 1. The price of the tickets includes dinner and the show. A silent auction will once again take place prior to the competition and a cash bar will be available.

Corporate tables and sponsorships are currently available. For more information or if you would like to donate an item for the silent auction, contact Deanna Hindsley at dkhindsley@gmail.com, or call 317-695-5602.

All proceeds benefit the Hendricks County Historical Museum.

Renew Your Wedding Vows @indycm, Feb. 14, 2017

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Indianapolis City Market. AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2016, all rights reserved.

By Joe Perin
Indianapolis City Market

INDIANAPOLIS (January 25, 2017) – Married couples are invited to start their Valentine’s Day celebrations by renewing their wedding vows at the Indianapolis City Market’s Sharing the Love celebration. The event is free and open to the public and will include a wedding vow renewal ceremony, live entertainment, cake, punch, a photo station, and special coupon offerings to participating City Market merchants. The vow renewal ceremony will be presided over by Indy Style’s own Tracy Forner.

The event will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Those participating should arrive around 10:30 a.m. The wedding vow renewal ceremony will begin at 11 a.m., and couples are welcome to remain after the ceremony.

Cake for the event will be provided by City Market merchant Circle City Sweets. Monthly correspondence supply company Haven Paperie and floral design company Southern Sky Design will have a Valentine’s Day flowers and cards “pop-up shop” at the event.

WHAT: Sharing the Love – Valentine’s Day Celebration & Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m. – noon
WHERE: The Indianapolis City Market – North Mezzanine, 222 East Market Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
INFO: 317-634-9266