Angie Dickman is the recipient of the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award® for Wayne County. Dickman, of Richmond, Ind., was presented the award during the ATHENA celebration dinner held June 22 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. The event recognizes women leaders who motivate, inspire and create positive change in the community.
Wayne Bank and Indiana University East have partnered for the fourth year to bring the ATHENA Leadership Award to Wayne County. The ATHENA Leadership award is presented to an individual who is honored for their professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.
Indiana University East and Richmond Parks and Recreation will dedicate and name the newly renovated tennis courts at Glen Miller Park at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. The courts will be known as Kyle Tom Courts in recognition of the philanthropist’s generosity to the university and community.
Middle and high school students who need assistance with math can receive help from Indiana University East’s Center for Service-Learning. The center offers Math Counts!, a tutoring program that pairs college students one-on-one with younger students to provide math tutoring free of charge.
The next upcoming Legislative Forum at Indiana University East will be held from 8-9 a.m. on Friday, February 24, in the Springwood Hall Graf Center.
The forum is free and open to the public.
How does a child who seems to have no future find a way to succeed?
Author Steve Pemberton describes how he did it in A Chance in the World, this year’s selection for Indiana University East’s “One Book, Many Voices” project.
Paul and Pat Lingle have a strong connection to the history and development of Indiana University East.
Since IU East was established in 1971, the Lingles have supported the campus. Today, they continue to be a part of IU East by providing a $700,000 gift to the new Student Events and Activities Center.
For three generations the Quigg Family Foundation has centered its mission on giving back to the community in order to see the region succeed, “to encourage, preserve and promote the education, welfare and enlightenment of our fellow citizens.”
Wayne County Cultural Atlas to reveal cultural trail, marker during community event
Wayne County Cultural Atlas welcomes the community to celebrate the start of summer during the ALL-IN Block Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. The ALL-IN Block Party is a free event and will be held on 10th Street, between E. Main and Sailor streets in downtown Richmond.
That is the recipe for another great Empty Bowls event that will take place from 5-7 p.m. March 31 in Whitewater Hall.
It’s a special time to “dine together and raise awareness for hunger relief in the area,” said coordinator Carrie Longley, assistant professor and chair of the fine arts department at IU East.