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Celebrate May with music on the Monument The 500 Festival will kick off the month of May and celebrate its 2012 theme: A New REVolution with a new event, a free concert on April 28 on Monument Circle. The 500 Festival REV Your Engines Concert will feature Plain White T’s as the headliner, and The Romantics as the opening act. The 2012 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car replicas will also be on display.

Plain White T’s is an American pop rock band. The band is best known for its No. 1 hit song “Hey There Delilah,” which achieved platinum status in 2007 and earned two Grammy nominations. Hit singles “1, 2, 3, 4” and “Rhythm of Love,” turned platinum in 2009 and 2011, respectively, and each cracked the Top Five on the charts. The Romantics are best known for their 1980s hit singles “What I Like About You,” “Talking in Your Sleep” and “One in a Million.” “Talking in Your Sleep” reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was No. 1 on the US Dance charts.

500 Festival REV Your Engines Concert

Where: Monument Circle, Downtown Indianapolis When: Saturday, April 28 8:00 p.m. — The Romantics 9:30 p.m. — Plain White T’s Cost: Free

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500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo Where: Indianapolis Convention Center, Halls A and B, 100 S. Capitol Ave. When: Thursday, May 3, 4 – 8 p.m.; Friday, May 4, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Cost: Free and open to the public

A runner’s dream comes true at the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo taking place on May 3 and 4. But it’s not just for Mini-Marathon and 5K participants, the Expo delivers fun and interactive entertainment for all ages.

More than 40,000 people are expected to visit the Expo, which is free and open to the public. Check out the latest in fitness gear from New Balance (the official running shoe and technical apparel of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon) and enjoy more than 100 booths, including: ASICS, Brooks, K-Swiss,

Mizuno, Nike, Puma, Saucony and Sketchers. Snap a photo with an Indianapolis 500® Pace Car and the Official Mini-Marathon Timing Vehicle from Chevrolet, or be a part of an interactive experience with the IZOD IndyCar Series including race cars, giveaways and more.

500 Festival Post Race Party

500 Festival Post Race Party Where: Military Park

When: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Celebrate your accomplishment with family and friends Who: Participants and guests of the after you’ve crossed the Finish Line of the OneAmerica 500 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Festival Mini-Marathon by taking part in the post-race and the Finish Line 500 Festival 5K festivities. Meet up at the Indiana Blood Center Family Reunion Area in Military Park to enjoy the relaxing benefits of the Post Race Party from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Participants will find everything they need to regroup, including cold Michelob ULTRA, food from local restaurants and vendors, merchandise booths and even free massages. Stop in to check race results and watch live event coverage. A party isn’t a party without some great music. On the Beer Garden stage, Blonde Sonja will be playing from 7 – 10:30 a.m. Immediately following, Zanna-doo! will take the stage from 10:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. On the south side of the park in the Family Reunion Area you’ll be able to catch the sounds of Greta Speaks from 7 a.m. – noon. Don’t miss your chance to experience the action next year. Register on-site for the 2013 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Finish Line 500 Festival 5K on May 4, 2013. 2ND

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500 Festival Fun Facts

The 500 Festival’s first foray into the world of marathons was going to be a bicycle race.

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Mickey Mouse has served as the Parade Grand Marshal more than any other dignitary (1974, 1985 and 1992).

Fun fact: In 2008, the Mini-Marathon ended

in a tie — Kenyans Lamech Mokono and Valentine Orare were so close videotape and still photographs could not determine a clear-cut winner. The pair ran the course in 1:02.53.

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With 81 (out of 92) Indiana counties participating in this year’s Education Program, Marion County is the most represented with 48 schools. Lake Countyy and Allen follow in Allllen County Co second and third with 14 and an 13 schools, respectively.

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The 500 Festival Office is located on Virginia Avenue. The original building that sat on this site was the Abbett Building which was next to the original Indianapolis Bank of Commerce. Under the city streets, you can still find tunnels that at that time were used to transfer funds throughout the City’s “Financial District.”

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One of the three original events produced by the 500 Festival, the Parade, has grown to be one of the signature events in the U.S. each year. The Parade ranks among the nation’s top three parades including the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade and the Macy’s Thanksgiving nksgiv Day Parade. Para

Fun fact: In 1997, a blazing fire at the float

warehouse destroyed 10 of the 14 floats that were scheduled to be in the Parade four days later. Despite the loss, more than 250,000 people lined the streets to cheer empty floats bearing posters of what the float would have looked like.

Fun fact: The 500 Festival has hosted

many events over the years including a circus (1962), a bowling tournament (1962), a ‘fashionista’ fashion show (1965), a radio-controlled car tournament (late 1970s) and a gin rummy tournament (1965 – 1984).

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ProLiance Energy, a full-service natural gas marketing company headquartered in Indianapolis, is proud to support the 500 Festival. ProLiance Energy’s team of more than 100 energy professionals stands ready to meet the needs of today’s energy customer. To learn more about how ProLiance Energy can meet your natural gas needs, please visit our website at w w w.prolianceenergy.com or call Customer One at 877.654.2623.

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National in Scope, Homegrown in Spirit Indianapolis is largely defined by the historic Indianapolis 500 and the grand community festival that surrounds it. With nearly 50 annual events and programs, the 500 Festival fuels the month of May. The Festival delivers community spirit, volunteerism, participation, inclusion, entertainment, social connecting, business networking and even health initiatives. Its signature events – like the IPL 500 Festival Parade and OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon – connect the community in large proportions and showcase our city on a world stage. The 500 Festival Memorial Service is the By offering a wide variety of cultural, educational and most sincere tribute to our fallen service members, veterans and their families. social events, the 500 Festival touches more than 500,000 Indianapolis truly values the military and the people annually and in such meaningful ways. Here is what people are saying about their experiences during the magical month of May:

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— Staff Sgt. Jacob Cash, Indiana Army National Guard

This year will be my fifth year participating in the Mini-Marathon. I love the crowd, I love the excitement in the air and I love that this race is what caused me to change my life for the better. I will continue to run the Mini every year as a ‘thank you’ for saving me from myself and the unhealthy path I was on.

— Katie Foster, Mini-Marathon participant (Katie has lost 125 pounds by eating a healthy diet and running. Thank you, Katie, for sharing your story and inspiring others.)

I volunteer because I enjoy the excitement surrounding the month of May. I have returned each year, and added additional areas in which to volunteer, because it has been so much fun — the activities themselves, seeing other returning volunteers and watching the participants having so much fun.

— Rise Cogswell, volunteer Our family has a long history of attending the parade. It’s generational. My parents took me as a child; I took my kids and now I’m attending with our grandchildren. It’s the most entertaining thing we do all year.

— Cynthia Harding, parade spectator

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Whatever your talent, the 500 Festival wants to put it to good use. At the heart of the 500 Festival events, there are nearly 7,000 volunteers who are critical to making almost 50 events a success. With more than 100 areas of opportunity, the 500 Festival Volunteer Program, presented by Citizens Energy Group, provides the chance to see festival events up close. Volunteers continue to demonstrate the importance of community and teamwork to the 500 Festival’s success year after year. Nearly 4,000 volunteers help make the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and the Finish Line 500 Festival 5K possible — a number that includes more than 600 OneAmerica employees serving as volunteers. In addition, 1,500 volunteers support the IPL 500 Festival Parade. Volunteering for May events is a great way to give back to the community and be part of an Indiana legacy. Those who volunteer will receive a 500 Festival T-shirt, a volunteer program pin, complimentary snacks, refreshments, parking — and guaranteed fun.

Interested in volunteering in 2013?

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Volunteering at the 500 Festival is a unique and rewarding experience where you can see the community come together for the month of May. There is a job for everyone at every event, whether it’s guiding fourthgrade classes around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway® on Study Trips, being a balloon handler for the IPL 500 Festival Parade, or handing out medals at the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Volunteer registration for next spring will open in January 2013 on the Festival website. Spots fill up fast, so don’t wait. For more information about becoming a 500 Festival volunteer, call (317) 927-3378 or visit 500Festival.com.

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Committed to our Community

Citizens’ “Sharing the Dream” event is just one way our company and employee volunteers contribute to the quality of life in our community. In January 2012, we conducted our fourth annual Sharing the Dream project. During this event, Citizens and partnering contractors contributed more than $100,000 in materials and supplies, in-kind work, and hundreds of employee hours to refurbish Eagle Creek Park’s Hide-A-Way retreat.

Through donations of time and money, Citizens Energy Group employees are working each year to make Indianapolis a better place to live. This year, Citizens is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 500 Festival Volunteer Program. We are privileged to help advocate and celebrate the spirit, heritage and legacy of the Indianapolis 500. CitizensEnergyGroup.com

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Towns get in the racing spirit Back Home Again in Indiana The IMS Community Decoration Program, Back Home Again in Indiana, encourages cities and towns in Indiana to decorate their neighborhoods with the spirit of the Indianapolis 500®. Whether it’s black-checkered flags or Snake Pit themes, the contest encourages Hoosiers to celebrate the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. A grand prize of $20,000 is awarded to the winning city or town to be used toward a project to improve the community. The second- and thirdplace communities are given $2,500. In 2011, the winner of the Back Home Again in Indiana contest was Brownstown, Ind. Brownstown went above and beyond the neighborhood decoration requirements. The

entry celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by asking members of the community to contribute items in quantities of one hundred. For instance, youth organizations donated 100 bags of clothes to Goodwill, churches donated 100 cans of food to a local pantry and a high school gym class walked 100 miles in one month. One particular 5th grade classroom at Brownstown Elementary School hosted its own race, the Mini Indy 500, which re-enacted every detail of the race, including the

Borg-Warner Trophy, drinking milk and singing “Back Home Again in Indiana.” The grand prize money will be used to develop a multi-use trail that connects the Jackson Co. History Center to the Jackson Co. Fairgrounds, which is the home of the Brownstown Speedway. This will provide a safe pedestrian and bicycle path to and from the fairgrounds, as well as a multi-use trail for recreational use by the community.

Thank you to long-time sponsors and friends Whether powering up the computers behind the sophisticated scoring tower at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, or lighting up a garage for a race mechanic pulling an all-nighter, Indianapolis Power & Light Company is a big part of the month of May. IPL adds a burst of excitement as the title sponsor for one of the best-known events of May in Indianapolis: the IPL 500 Festival Parade. In addition to being the title sponsor for the past eight years, IPL is the only organization that has had a float in the parade every year since it started in 1957. In addition to supporting the 500 Festival, IPL is dedicated to making a difference in the Indianapolis community through partnerships with Trees for Tomorrow, Project Greenspace and various energy conservation and emission-reduction programs.

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OneAmerica has been the title sponsor of the 500 Festival MiniMarathon for nine consecutive years; however, its generosity extends far beyond that. More than 600 OneAmerica employees volunteer for the Mini-Marathon and do everything from managing packet pick-up to helping set up the Post Race Party to passing out water at the finish line. In addition, since 1996, OneAmerica employees have manned the walking flag in the IPL 500 Festival Parade. The “Spirit of America” is a 30-foot by 70-foot version of Old Glory that is carried by 36 OneAmerica employees. The flag celebrates the lives of Hoosier heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice for this great nation. OneAmerica also is active in helping other community organizations including the Indiana Repertory Theatre, Center for Leadership Development, The Mind Trust and United Way — which honored the company with the Spirit United award in 2011 for its commitment to United Way’s Ready to Learn, Ready to Earn program. A New REVolution

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Rev up your banking. The revolution of life moves at a race-like clip. One day it’s training wheels, and the next, it’s your teen’s first set of wheels. Regions is dedicated to helping our customers achieve their business goals and personal dreams at each new revolution in life. From savings accounts and mortgages to car loans and much more, we offer an extensive variety of banking products and services to meet your specific needs. At Regions, we believe banking should be simple, reliable and convenient. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel.

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Sometimes the Best Place for Business ... Is a Party

How about one with members-only, behind-the-scenes access to business networking? Or VIP treatment and perks for employee participation and incentives? It all comes with being part of one of the largest community festivals. For more information about the 500 Festival Corporate Members Program, call (317) 614-6124.

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CORPORATE MEMBERS:

A.Arnold AAA Hoosier Motor Club Accenture ADCO Products, Inc. Allison Transmission American Direct Marketing Resources LLC Ameriprise Financial, Marc Klein Angie’s List, Inc. Anheuser-Busch Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield AON Apex Benefits Group, Inc. Apparatus, Inc. Aqua Systems August Mack Environmental Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. Barto’s Banquets and Catering BCforward BKD, LLP BMG Bose McKinney Evans, LLP Bright House Networks Bright Sheet Metal Co., Inc. BSA LifeStructures Buchanan Group Buckingham Companies Business Furniture Cardinal Equity Partners Carey Indiana Carpetbaggers Cassidy Turley Chase Bank Chubb Group of Insurance Companies CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP Community Health Network

Consolidated Insurance Services Crowe Horwath, LLP Cumulus Indianapolis Defender Direct Dermatology, Inc. DSS Consulting EF Transits Embassy Suites Downtown Emmis Communications Enterprise Ernst & Young, LLP ERS Fanfare Tickets Federal Home Loan Bank Financial Center Finish Line Firestone Building Products Frost Brown Todd, LLC G. Thrapp Jewelers Gene B. Glick Co. Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce HardingPoorman Group Harrison College Harry & Izzy’s Harshman Property Services Hendricks Regional Health Hillenbrand Industries Hilton Indianapolis HY-PRO Ice Miller ICVA ILM Group IMI Indiana Bank and Trust Co. Indiana Blood Center Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Indiana Hospital Association

Indiana Sports Corp. Indiana University Health Indianapolis Business Journal Indianapolis Downtown Inc. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis Power & Light Company Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper Indianapolis Woman INDYCAR INDYCAR Experience Irwin R. Rose & Co., Inc. IUPUI School of PE and Tourism Management Ivy Tech Community College JC Ripberger Construction Corp. Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc. Katz, Sapper & Miller Keller Macaluso, LLC Kennedy Tank & Manufacturing Co. Kennedy Veneer Corp. KeyBank Kite Realty Group Management, LLC Krieg DeVault, LLP Landman & Beatty, Lawyers, LLP Langham Logistics, Inc. LeadJen, LLC LightBound Lilly Littler Mendelson Lucas Oil Raceway Park MainGate Markeys Rental & Staging McGowan Insurance Group McKnight Property Management MIBOR MillerCoors

Monarch Beverage Company, Inc. Morgan Services, Inc. NCAA NK Hurst Co. NUVO Newsweekly Old National Insurance Omni Severin Hotel One Stop Marketing OneAmerica OneAmerica (Retirement Services) Pacers Sports & Entertainment Palmer Trucks Peyback Foundation Penske Racing Perfect Pallets, Inc. Philips Healthcare Pillar Group PIP Printing Pritchett Orthodontics ProLiance Energy Radio One Raleigh Limited Ratio Architects Regions Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana REI Investments RTV6 Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Samson Sensory Technologies Sharp Business Systems Sherry Laboratories Shiel Sexton Company Snelling Engineering Sof Sole (Implus) Spectrum Health Systems Speedway Redevelopment Commission

Sport Graphics St. Elmo Steak House Stanley Security Solutions, Inc. Star Media Stifel Nicolaus, Knall Cohen Group Sunbelt Rentals Tabor Law Firm TCU Tessera Learning, LLC The American Legion The Broadbent Company The Columbia Club The Exhibit House The Hertz Corp. The Historic Canterbury Hotel The Incentive Mall The Sexton Companies The Windsor Group Ltd. Tilson HR Tire Barn Corp. Town Of Speedway University Of Indianapolis USA Gymnastics USIC Vision3 Walker Information Wells Fargo Advisors Williams Randall Marketing Communications Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service WISH-TV Worrell Corp. WTHR Wurster Construction WXIN/WTTV Zeller Realty Group Zink Distributing List current as of April 10, 2012

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500 Festival reaps 25 top awards from the International Festival & Events Association The 500 Festival shares this honor with those that make it possible! The International Festival and Events Association (IFEA) awarded the 500 Festival 25 awards in 2011.

the coveted IFEA World Festival & Event City Award presented by VISA. This award was created as a way for the global festivals and events industry to openly encourage, support and recognize positive local environments for festivals and events worldwide. City entries The Festival swept the coveted category were judged by an international panel of of Best Event winning the Gold, Silver and industry experts and divided into population Bronze Pinnacle awards for the OneAmerica categories and global regions. 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, IPL 500 Festival Each year, the IFEA recognizes outstanding Parade and American Family Insurance 500 examples of quality and creativity in the Festival Community Day, respectively. In promotional programs and materials addition, the 500 Festival Volunteer Program won a Gold Pinnacle for Overall Best Volunteer produced by its 2,400 member festivals and events around the world. More than 1,500 Program. entries are submitted from the world’s top Among the accolades, the 500 Festival festivals and events. helped secure for the City of Indianapolis

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There truly is nothing like the atmosphere created in the Circle City as we come together to honor and enjoy all the 500 Festival activities leading up to the Indianapolis 500. The 500 offers us a one-of-a-kind opportunity to share with the world all Indianapolis offers — and thanks to the 500 Festival, it is more than a one-day event. The festivities — from the Mini-Marathon to the 500 Festival Parade — held in cooperation with the sport of IndyCar racing allow us to celebrate the rich history we share with this great sport.

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