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

January 27, 2017 Leave a comment
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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.

“Wings of Golf” Outing in Hendricks County, Aug. 17, 2016

July 24, 2016 Leave a comment

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By Josh Duke
Hendricks County CVB

Registration has opened for one of Hendricks County premier golf fundraisers that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities for nearly 15 years.

The 13th Annual Wings of Golf Outing will be Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Deer Creek Golf Club in Clayton, Indiana.

This year’s event begins with registration at 9 a.m. and tee time beginning at 10 a.m. Entry includes participation in a Florida Scramble with complimentary driving range, green fees, cart, breakfast and dinner. You can enter a team or as an individual, and spots still remain.

A live auction, raffle, hole activities and other surprises have become a staple of the event and will return this year. All proceeds from the event benefit Hendricks County Senior Services, Mental Health America of Hendricks County, Sheltering Wings and Sycamore Services.

Visit www.VisitHendricksCounty.com/Wings-of-Golf for more information, event pricing and to register online. Sponsorships are also still available by contacting Tracy Whetstone at Tracy@VisitHendricksCounty.com.

Hospitality Awards for Six Hendricks County Hotels

July 31, 2013 Leave a comment
Staybridge Suites in Plainfield

Staybridge Suites in Plainfield, Indiana.
Photo provided by Visit Hendricks County and used with written permission.

By Josh Duke
Visit Hendricks County
http://www.tourhendrickscounty.com/

Six Hendricks County hotels have been honored by visitors for hospitality excellence.

Popular travel website, TripAdvisor, recently announced its Certificate of Excellence award winners for 2013, which is given to lodging facilities that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on its site. Only the top-performing 10 percent of lodging facilities listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

Hendricks County hotels honored by TripAdvisor include:

  • Cambria Suites in Plainfield
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites in Avon
  • Hampton Inn in Plainfield
  • Holiday Inn Express in Plainfield
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton in Plainfield
  • Staybridge Suites in Plainfield

“We are so pleased that so many of our hotels qualified for this prestigious honor,” said Jaime Bohler Smith, associate director of Visit Hendricks County. “Because our hotels serve on the front line during overnight stays, they play a vital role in continuing to make Hendricks County an attractive destination for our visitors.”