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SHIFTING GEARS: FORMER INDYCAR DRIVER, DEREK DALY, TALKS LEGACY, FAMILY & 30 YEARS AS WISH-TV MOTOR SPORTS ANALYST

Ever since he was 12 years old, Derek Daly knew he would one day be a professional race car driver. Daly was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland to a middle class, hard-working family. Growing up, his father sold vegetables at the corner grocery store in Dublin, where Derek would help by bagging groceries for customers.

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Driver, Derek Daly, Talks Legacy, Family & 30 Years As WISH-TV Motor Sports Analyst

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Shifting Gears Former IndyCar Driver, Derek Daly, Talks Legacy, Family & 30 Years As WISH-TV Motor Sports Analyst Writer / Josh Brown Photography provided by Brian Brosmer & Derek Daly

Ever since he was 12 years old, Derek Daly knew he would one day be a professional race car driver. Daly was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland to a middle class, hardworking family. Growing up, his father sold vegetables at the corner grocery store in Dublin, where Derek would help by bagging groceries for customers. Then one day, Daly’s father took him to his first auto race, a street circuit in the city. As soon as the engines started, the desire to one day strap on his own helmet kicked in. “I remember that day like HD video in my mind,” Daly says. “The noise, the sound, the colors, the smells, the adrenaline rush. That was the day I said, ‘I’m going to become a professional race car driver.’ It literally changed the path of my life. I was determined to do everything I could to race.”

That day set Daly on a 17-year path to a storied racing career. His journey really took off in the 70s when he won the Irish, British and European championship events. He even competed in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1978 and ranked as high as 10th in the world. In 1983, Daly reached every driver’s dream — his first start in the Indianapolis 500. He packed his bags and headed to America. “The more I think about it, the more it amazes me,” Daly says looking back at his career. “Some of it was planned but much of it was circumstances that I fell into by chance. Moving to America was amazing because it was so different. I had just spent five years in Formula 1 and our average speeds were around 150 mph. Then I came to Indy, and they were doing 200 mph, and they were doing it between two concrete walls. It was a completely different world. atCarmel.com / APRIL 2018 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / 7

“What I remember about my first Indy 500 was qualifying day and walking out down Gasoline Alley and seeing 125,000 people in the crowd just for qualifying day. I had never seen that many people anywhere. That was when I realized, this is a different level.” Still, Daly’s journey didn’t come without its own pit stops and pitfalls. In 1984, he hit the wall at Michigan International Speedway going 212 mph. The impact broke just about every bone in his body and set Daly down a road of 14 surgeries and three years of therapy. “We all have accidents,” Daly says. “Drivers are risk takers. We are paid to take risks. As much as possible, we like to think they are intelligent risks, though. I had never been hurt up to that point and any time, doing anything. I remember that race clearly. My lap time the lap before the crash was 219 mph. I had never gone that fast before. The race was delayed because of rain. As


I was going down the back straightaway, I could see droplets begin to gather on the windshield. Turn three had a big bump in it where you would correct and go. That time, when it bumped I tried to correct and didn’t catch it. “The last thing I remember is pulling my legs in the cockpit back as far as I could. Then my life stopped, I didn’t remember anything else. The next six seconds of destruction are gone from my mind. It really changed everything about my life.” The next year was full of struggles. After the surgeries and making it back home, Daly became addicted to pain medication. After being prescribed valium, he knew he was hooked and told his doctor he was done taking medication. “It was hard but over the course of three weeks, after I made that decision, the good times took over the bad times,” Daly recalls. Despite all of that, Daly was able to later return full time to racing less than a year later and, in many ways, he credits his father for that decision. “When I was 12 my dad told me two things after I said I wanted to become a professional driver: ‘I’ll help you all I can as long as its not financial.’ Then he said, ‘Always remember, you’ll be completely responsible for the legacy that you are going to leave in this sport.’ I never understood that until the accident,” Daly says. “It was then that I realized that isn’t how I wanted to leave the sport. I wanted to leave on my own terms.” The disastrous wreck brought other blessings in disguise for Daly, though. Before he got back in a car, while he was rehabbing and recuperating from the crash, he was interviewed by ESPN. That interview set Daly down a career path he had never thought of — broadcasting. In 1985, Daly started a 10-year partnership with ESPN as a color analyst and appeared on NBC, Fox, Speed Channel and more. In 1988, Daly started on as a motor sports analyst with WISH-TV. Thirty years later, he

Daly’s wreck in 1984 at Michigan International Speedway required 14 surgeries and three years of therapy.

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“What I remember about my first Indy 500 was qualifying day and walking out down Gasoline Alley and seeing 125,000 people in the crowd just for qualifying day. I had never seen that many people anywhere. That was when I realized, this is a different level.”

is still enjoying a successful broadcast career with the Indianapolis TV station. “I had never planned on a broadcasting career,” Daly says. “Never even considered it until ESPN asked me to do it. I just jumped in and started talking about racing. The Irish are good storytellers. So I thought, that’s what I’ll do — tell stories. People found it engaging. “It is amazing that it has gone on this long with WISH-TV,” Daly adds. “I really enjoy it. Living here in Indianapolis, I was going to spend time at the track every year anyway. Still to this day, I love to be at the track and do commentary.” Today, Daly is also an accomplished writer and professional speaker. His latest book, “A

Champion’s Path: Race Team Tactics For Business Be Extraordinary” was released last year. Racing has become a bit of a family affair for the Dalys, too. All three of Daly’s boys raced karts as kids. Derek’s son Conor followed in his father’s footsteps and continues to race in IndyCar today. His youngest son, Christian, has found his own path on the water as a Pro Watercross jetski racer. After living in Noblesville for many years, Derek now calls Carmel home. “I think I am officially a Hoosier now,” Daly says. “Even though I’m from Ireland, I’ve lived in Noblesville and Carmel for a bigger portion of my life. I moved to Carmel two and a half years ago now. The location is great. I always liked the old, Irish lodge style

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of homes, which is where I’m at now.” Daly’s legacy speaks for itself. But when he looks back on his career overall, he hopes to leave a legacy to his family and friends that illustrates hard work and determination in all circumstances. “It is nice to get awards. An award is a reward for things you might have done,” Daly says. “When you are recognized, it is nice, but no matter what house you have, someone has a bigger one. No matter what you have, someone has more. The measurement tool should be with you personally. Did you cause yourself to achieve something, and did you put the effort in? I am an effortdriven type of guy. Part of my legacy, I hope, I might leave is that I was adaptable no matter what happened and I was determined to do things.”


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8 T H A N N UA L E V E N T TA K E S O F F A P R I L 2 1 Writer / Suzanne Huntzinger Photography provided by Pulling for Wishes

Fasten your seat belts, check your exits, we’re cleared for take off for the 8th annual Pulling for Wishes event, Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon at Republic Airways Hangar, 2745 S. Hoffman Road, Indianapolis, at the Indianapolis International Airport Maintenance Center. The event, which benefits the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital and Riley Children’s Foundation, is dedicated to the memory of Tyler Frenzel. Tyler passed away in December 2004 at the age of nine after a two-year battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).

Now, more than 13 years since his passing, Tyler’s family has remained closely involved with the event to ensure his legacy lives on. “He changed a lot of people’s lives in his short time,” says Tyler’s mom, Pam. Though the Pulling for Wishes event has largely remained the same since its inception in 2011, those close to Tyler will never forget all that changed when he was diagnosed with ALL. Tyler’s battle began at just seven years old. After being diagnosed with ALL, he responded well to the treatment protocol and even achieved remission. The Frenzels, who still live in Carmel, went on a vacation to Walt Disney World, courtesy of the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. Sadly, when atCarmel.com / APRIL 2018 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / 11

they returned home for a check-up, doctors found the leukemia had returned. After a bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant, he improved, but by the fall of 2004, Tyler relapsed. In the wake of the battle, Tyler began to build an amazing legacy that is still felt today. Peyton Manning met Tyler while at the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. Manning frequently checked in on Tyler, and even bought him cakes on his birthday, invited him to practice and to various charity events. St. Louis Cardinals baseball player Scott Rolen also befriended Tyler through the E5 Foundation. Rolen and his brother Todd bought property near Bloomington and developed it into a camp,


giving children and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses a much-needed retreat. They named it Camp Emma Lou. Rolen visited Tyler occasionally. They would play baseball video games together, and Rolen even gave Tyler a special glove. Tyler told both Rolen and Manning that he had a dream of building a treehouse where children faced with illnesses like his own could go and play and feel free. “Tyler had a special bond with Peyton and Scott,” Pam says. “But it wasn’t just because they were famous. He cared about his relationship with them, not the name dropping.”

The Pulling For Wishes event honors the Frenzel’s son Tyler who passed away in 2004 after a two-year battle with Leukemia.

After learning of Tyler’s death on December 11, 2004, Manning and Rolen sprung into action, organizing a massive fundraiser held just a week and a half after Tyler’s passing. With the help of Q95 radio personalities, Bob and Tom, Manning and Rolen helped launch the auction of a set of experiences with Colts players. They raised more than $200,000, and Tyler’s Treehouse was built at Camp Emma Lou, giving thousands of children 3,000 square feet of countless hours of enjoyment. In the days following Tyler’s passing, amidst their grief, the Frenzel family drew upon their faith to help them get through and live life as Tyler had lived his. “He was such a great kid, so full of wisdom, faith and courage,” Pam says. “I just kept reminding myself God granted me the amazing gift to be the mother of this child.” The family was blessed with another amazing gift after Tyler’s death. They adopted a son, JT, from Russia. The many blessings motivated the Frenzel family to give back. Inspired by Tyler’s charitable spirit, the family decided to hold the Sunflowers in December event to raise money for Tyler’s favorite charities. From 2006 to 2010, they raised thousands of dollars for The Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, Scott Rolen’s E5 Foundation and others. After the conclusion of the 2010 event, the family felt it was time to expand 12 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com


their efforts. A month later, the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund approached the Frenzels about holding an airplane pull, the Pulling for Wishes event, with the help of Indianapolis-based Republic Airways. Pam describes the inaugural event as simple, starting with just 25 teams competing. Though the event has grown to be the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund’s biggest fundraising event and now includes a preevent gala, many attractions and associated activities, the organizers have largely kept to tradition. To enter your team in the pull, you must gather 10 people (at least three women must be on the team to win prizes) and choose a sponsorship level to contribute that matches the number of funds your team has raised. Sponsorships are available from $500 up to $50,000. The team who pulls the 24ton Embraer jet 15 feet the fastest wins 10 round-trip tickets from Southwest Airlines. Last year’s winner crossed the line in 7.34 seconds. “The greatest thing about this event is that it’s unique,” Pam says. “It’s not the typical walk or run. All the proceeds go to grant wishes.” More than 40 teams are expected to enter this year’s event, and most will be in costume. Some of those teams are from the Frenzel family. “My husband, Eric, is with the Carmel Fire Department and he always recruits a group,“ Pam says. “Our kids, Maria, Kasey and JT also organize teams.” The event is free for spectators and has plenty of fun in store, like a fantastic kids’ entertainment zone with a bounce house, games, cake walk, costume contest, magicians and more. Guests can bid on items up for grabs at the silent auction, too. This year’s fundraising goal is to beat last year’s total of nearly $500,000. Whether you want to come out to cheer on your favorite team or you want to participate, don’t miss out. Visit indywish. org/events/41 for more details about the event and team entry forms. atCarmel.com / APRIL 2018 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / 13


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This year’s RUN(317) event is much more than just a series of mini-marathons for locals to get a little exercise. According to Jeff Graves, owner of Vision Event Management and organizer of the event, it’s a way for Indy residents to get more closely connected to their surroundings and celebrate the city’s unique neighborhoods, bars and restaurants. Graves launched RUN(317) four years ago and says the event has grown markedly each year, currently consisting of five Thursday evening races in separate Indy neighborhoods, starting in May, that feature music and free beverages at the finish line.

Each race is partnered with a local charity, and the event has raised almost $47,000 since 2014. This year’s local charities include Partners in Housing, Energy Krazed, School on Wheels, Kids’ Voice of Indiana and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. “The nice thing about our event is that it’s for all abilities and it’s all about having a good time,” says Graves, former executive director of the Indy Mini Marathon. “We get tons of walkers and first-timers. We take people through neighborhoods that they had no idea about and have never been to. We want to celebrate the places and charities that are unique to Indianapolis.” Even the distance of each race is a tribute to Indy, at exactly 3.17 miles. 14 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com

Graves started small in the event’s first year, holding a single race in Fountain Square and raising money for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. More than 900 people showed up, and by the time the following year rolled around he’d added two additional races in the Broad Ripple and Mass Ave districts. Carmel Arts & Design District and Monument Circle races were added in 2016, and this year’s five races are spread throughout the summer and early fall. Individuals can sign up for single races, a three-race mini-series or all five races, and those who register for either of the latter receive a free limited edition pullover shirt. Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. is the 2018 title sponsor, and this year Graves enlisted


RUN(317) Athletic Annex and Brooks Sports, Inc. to host a V.I.P. area for each race. “Everybody gets two free beers after the race and a commemorative medal and a lot of times it turns into a dance party on the street,” says Graves, a Ball State grad who launched Vision Event Management in 2006 and specializes in planning and logistics for running events of all sizes. “The participants absolutely love the event and they’re so passionate about it because it’s celebrating the 317 area code.” RUN(317) has sold out every year since it began, and while Graves has received massive interest in expanding the event further, he feels five races spread throughout the city provides plenty of variety for Indy residents.

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“We picked Thursday nights because it’s kind of a kick-off to the weekend,” he adds. “And for first-time marathon runners, it’s a great way to get introduced to running or walking and have a tour of the different unique neighborhoods of the city at the same time.” While RUN(317) races are generally geared toward those over 21, Graves says he’s seen a wide range of age groups register over the years, with the average age being 37, and those under 21 are free to participate. “We didn’t want it to be a typical Saturday morning run at 8:00 a.m.,” Graves says. “We start at 7:00 p.m. and have a fun post-race party that leads into the opportunity for people to go out to the bars and restaurants in the part of town their race is in, which maybe they don’t get to that often.” This year’s race schedule includes The Circle on May 17, Broad Ripple race on June 14, Mass Ave race on July 19, the Carmel race on Aug. 30 and the Fountain Square race on Oct. 11. For more details on RUN(317), volunteer info, past race results and to register, visit run317.com.

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COLLEGE MENTORS FOR KIDS HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS AT 2018 INSPIRE AWARDS College Mentors For Kids hosted its 2018 Inspire Awards on Feb. 22 at a packed ballroom in the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. The event celebrates outstanding mentors in the Indianapolis community. Seven inspiring community leaders were named Mentors of the Year in their respective fields. Jim McClelland, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement, State of Indiana, was also honored at the event with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring for his collaborative approach to mentoring and looking for entrepreneurial solutions that bring together organizations and individuals who can learn from each other and create long-term positive impact for

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HEALTH & HEALTH SCIENCES MENTOR OF THE YEAR Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb presented Jean Scallon, Springstone, Inc. the award to McClelland. Jean Scallon is the CEO of Bloomington “Simply put, Jim has been a mentor to Meadows Hospital and a mentor who leads many throughout his career,” Governor by example. Today, Scallon continues to Holcomb said. “He’s created his own serve a special role in her mentee’s life, ‘mentoring tree’ with professionals all pushing her to work toward her goals, over Indiana and the country who are advocating for and supporting her along leading organizations, giving back to their the way. communities and starting the mentoring cycle all over again. He has graciously “In short, Jean is a humble, passionate, given advice, supported and encouraged authentic change influencer who never loses his mentees and challenged them to think her desire to serve others,” says Christian, as an entrepreneur, all while balancing the her mentee. “It’s empowering to have her priority of being a humanitarian and giving rooting for you because she wants to see you back to the community.” win in every avenue of life.” The 2018 Inspire Awards’ Mentors of the Year include: TownePost.com / APRIL 2018 / INDY METRO

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“I have never met someone with such devotion, dedication and passion for helping economically disadvantaged and at-risk students,” her nominator said. CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY MENTOR OF THE YEAR Steve Jones, Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State Dr. Steve Jones is a professor at the Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State University and a consultant in the technology field, but his personal mission is to positively impact the lives of others. He has served as a mentor and role model to thousands of students over the course of his career, going out of his way to help them personally and professionally. Remaining a beloved advisor and friend well after their student-professor relationship has ended, more than a dozen former students have even asked him to officiate their weddings. EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT & NONPROFIT MENTOR OF THE YEAR Kathy Souchet-Downey, Office of Congressman Andre Carson Kathy Souchet-Downey is a Constituent Services Liaison for the Office of Congressman Andre Carson. As a volunteer with El Puente Project, Souchet-Downey provided invaluable guidance to one mentee, Cari, helping her navigate college as a first-generation college student. “Without hesitation, Kathy took me under her wing,” Cari says. “She was patient, caring, understanding and very supportive through the journey. She broke down this whole system that was completely new to me. She taught me about the many doors college could open and helped me think through my studies.” ACCOUNTING, LEGAL & FINANCE MENTOR OF THE YEAR Matt Hawkins, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Matt Hawkins is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and is described by one nominator as “the consummate mentor.” Hawkins generously invests his time in mentees, getting to know their specific goals and interests, providing encouragement, ideas and the constructive feedback necessary for growth. “He is always forward thinking and anticipates the skills and knowledge employees will need to achieve their goals,” one mentee says. “He truly wants to see his current and former employees succeed and challenges me as well as others by always looking ahead and asking what’s next.” For more information, visit collegementors.org.

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It’s time for the fifth Annual Wine Women & Shoes Event Benefiting Gleaners Food Bank Indiana Youth Programs. The Gleaners fundraiser and massive shopping extravaganza will be held May 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m, at the Lucas Estate in Carmel, 1143 116th Street Carmel, IN. Wine Women and Shoes is a nationwide fundraising concept introduced in the Indy area almost five years ago. Last year’s Gleaners Wine Women & Shoes raised more than $345,000. This year, Gleaners is aiming for $400,000 - enough to provide 1.2 million meals. That sounds like a lot of money, but one in five Hoosier children does not have

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two components, Summer BackSacks and Family Meal Boxes. Tickets for the event are already on sale. The price is $200 each and gets you into a fun experience, including wine tasting, delicious food bites and unique shopping opportunities. A variety of vendors will be there featuring their merchandise including clothing, jewelry, perfume, beauty products and much more. Plenty of other fundraising opportunities await at the event. Shoe Guys, a crowd favorite, will once again be on hand at the event. More than 20 local guys who are local celebrities, business owners and community leaders, have each committed to raising at least $2,500. The goal for the entire group is $50,000. Guests and fans can vote for their favorite shoe guy and donate to help him


win. The Shoe Guy who raises the most will be named “Sole Man of the Year.” The Shoe Guy who receives the highest number of donations is crowned Mr. Congeniality. Not only will the Shoe Guys be mingling to get donations and votes, they’ll be on hand to serve guests wine or other refreshments and highlight merchandise for sale. “It’s a great cause and a fun way to get involved and give back,” says Shoe Guy and Lake City Bank Branch Manager, Whitney Hamilton, Jr. “I’m amazed at the number of kids affected by hunger, especially during the summer.” Hamilton says he’s a formidable competitor and he plans on going head to head with fellow Shoe Guy and racecar driver, Kristian Aleixo. “He keeps talking smack, but I’m very competitive and I’m going to beat him, hands down,” Aleixo vows. “But mostly, I want to raise money to bring more attention

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“Each Saks Fifth Avenue store is very involved with supporting their local charities,” says Curtis Spaulding, General Manager of Saks Fifth Avenue Indianapolis, “I’m happy to say that Saks Indianapolis has been supporting the Gleaners Wine Women & Shoes charity since its inception. The great work that Gleaners does in Central and Southern Indiana by touching so many people who need a hand up is applause worthy.” Get your tickets at gleaners.org/events/ wine-women- shoes/. “Only 500 tickets are available, so get yours now,” Dreiband says.

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CHS swimmer Drew Kibler set a national record in the 50-yard freestyle during the state championship preliminaries with a time of 19.38.

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“We never talked about state - it was always If Carmel High School swimming coach about a national championship,” says Plumb, Chris Plumb’s philosophy could be summed who serves as head coach at Carmel Swim up in two words, they’d likely be: Think big. Club in addition to being Carmel High School’s girls and boys coach. “I never got Since early on in the 2017-2018 season, overly confident, but we had big goals right Plumb was constantly thinking not only of from the start. I knew how good we were how his girls and boys teams would fare in and the level of swimmers that we had and the state championships but also whether their commitment to the team.” each team would ultimately become national champs - a designation Swimming Plumb’s approach has clearly been effective, World magazine determines each year for as the Carmel boys and girls teams both atCarmel.com / APRIL 2018 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / 25

took home IHSAA State Championship titles in February at the Indiana University Natatorium. Both teams also won state titles under Plumb’s leadership last year too. This year was a record 32 straight state titles for the girls team, with 12 of those occurring during Plumb’s tenure, and the fourth in a row for the boys. It doesn’t hurt when you have a ridiculously talented squad of Greyhound swimmers who Plumb says have been willing to go the extra mile in practices all season long.


Drew Kibler, one of several Carmel boys team standouts, set a national public school 50-yard freestyle record during the state championship preliminaries with a time of 19.38, not long after swimming butterfly in a 200-yard medley relay with senior Ohio State University commit Stefano Batista, senior Indiana University commit Andrew Couchon and sophomore Wyatt Davis, which also set a national public school record. “State records are an honor, but national records are special,” Kibler says. “Zionsville set the bar high last year and that motivated us to work hard and train like we hadn’t ever trained before. We definitely knew we had a very good chance to break the relay record, but I never even considered the 50-free record.” The national 50-yard freestyle record broken by Kibler was previously set eight years ago by Vladimir Morozov of Torrance, California, with a time of 19.43, and Indiana’s previous state record was set by Zionsville’s Jack Franzman - one of Kibler’s biggest in-pool rivals this season and last - at 19.85 last year. Kibler, who has committed to the University of Texas, also broke the national public school record for the 200 freestyle in 2017, at 1:33:30. Batista won the 100 breaststroke at the state championship meet with a time of 54.74 while contributing to Greyhounds’ winning 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay. Plumb says Kibler’s tireless work ethic rubbed off on all of his teammates at practices and meets. “Drew’s energy is infectious, and he loves coming to practice and working hard,” Plumb says. “He loves having fun too, and no matter how hard something is at practice, Drew is always excited to do it and is always giving energy for things that not a lot of people are excited to do. I think people tend to rally around that.” Senior Trude Rothrock, a University of Tennessee recruit, and junior Kelly Pash led the charge for the girls team at the state 26 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com


“It sounds cliché, but this team really has developed an incredible culture of hard work and caring.” - Drew Kibler competition, both securing four firstplace finishes including the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay. The Carmel boys and girls teams both won the national championship in the public school category last year, and they’ll have to wait several more months to find out if they are able to make it three in a row - national champs are typically announced by Swimming World in the summer. “It sounds cliché, but this team really has developed an incredible culture of hard work and caring,” Kibler says. “The team fights for every hundredth-of-asecond improvement with literal blood, sweat and tears. And when anyone is feeling down or having a tough time getting through the practice, someone is always there for you.” Plumb says his continued coaching success lies in avoiding complacency with his coaching methods and training systems. Typical training days for his Carmel swimmers consist of 120-minute morning sessions that include resistance work with a pulley system that he says strengthens muscle groups specific to swimming. After that, it’s hour-long weight room sessions in the afternoon and then 90 minutes in the pool. “I think it comes down to a willingness to continue to learn and get better and to create a culture of excellence,” Plumb says. “And we have a great staff. My whole idea is that it’s all about culture. I don’t want teams - I want a program, and teams that can repeat and continue to get better.”

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Titus Bakery, with locations in both Lebanon and Westfield, Indiana, won “The Best Donut” award at The Indy Donut Festival last fall, and it’s easy to see why. After you sink your teeth into one of their delicious treats, such as their “Pershing” donut, with maple ice on the exterior, and cinnamon on the inside, you will come running back for more.

Terry Rake, owner of Titus Bakery, says “The Pershing” is their most popular donut with customers looking to satisfy their craving for sweet treats. She says her business has been blessed with customers who have been visiting their establishment (when it was Titus Pastries) since the 1950s. They recently expanded their menu with fresh baked, homemade pies and cakes and delicatessen selections. 28 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com

“We are now Titus Bakery and Deli,” Rake says. “And we are a third-generation, familyowned business.” She noted that Titus makes all of their fresh donuts and pastries the old fashioned way, with a lot of time and care. “We have been operating at our current location in Lebanon since 1980,” Rake says. Terry’s father, Bill Titus, sought to retire in 2012, and enlisted Terry’s help in finding a buyer.  


“Before long it became apparent to me that this would be an opportunity for me to grow the business and keep it in the family,” Rake says. “Aside from expanding hours and visibility, a key element in my strategy was to extend the range of products offered to include cakes, pies, cookies and a host of new baked items.” Terry Rake, owner of Titus Bakery.

With this in mind, she changed the name from Titus Pastries to Titus Bakery, acquired in 2012. Along those same lines, the delicatessen was added in 2014.   Featuring Boar’s Head brand meat and cheeses, the deli currently offers four signature sandwiches made with homemade hoagie buns, as well as box lunches and various condiments. “This segment of the business has enjoyed steady growth as more and more customers become aware of the quality and quantity provided at a reasonable price,” Rake says. “In addition, we brought on our own brand of coffee, also used in various specialty drinks and our own line of popcorn.” The popularity of Titus encouraged Rake to expand to Westfield at 17471 Wheeler Road, Suite 110. “Given our longstanding reputation, we have always been blessed with customers from a wide range of surrounding communities who have encouraged us to open new locations,” Rake says. “Hamilton County and Westfield, in particular, struck us as a growing area with excellent potential and the best place to expand first. “Proximity to Grand Park was certainly a consideration, but the support from local residents has been what is most gratifying. We have been welcomed whole-heartedly and have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know repeat customers and the community in general.” It’s not uncommon for people to drive several miles from various Indiana cities to visit one of the Titus locations. Their selection of tasty choices is large and diverse. Titus Bakery Donuts are also now available at A Taste of Amish in Zionsville. Rake says that the hard work to make the food at Titus stand out has paid off in other ways too.

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“We have enjoyed a succession of awards and forms of recognition along the way,” Rake says. Titus Bakery has been featured in many local and national publications, including Readers Digest and Bake Magazine.  “We have been spotlighted on various local TV programs, including Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick, Fox 59’s Where is Sherman?, Your Hometown Friday, as well as CBS4 with Nicole Pence,” Rake says. Titus was also featured on The Baking Channel’s Discovering America’s Bakeries series and was also honored as one of the 2015 Indiana Companies to Watch, an award program presented by the State of Indiana and the Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship and endorsed by the Edward Lowe Foundation. “In the subsequent year, we were recognized by the same group as an Indiana Spotlight award winner,” Rake says. “Voted Best Bakery on Indy A-List in 2014, we have been continuously ranked in the top three for best donuts and best bakery with Indiana A-List voters.” In 2016, Titus also won the No. 1 prize on WIBC’s National Donut Day contest with their delicious Maple Bacon Long John donut. Rake was selected in February 2017 as a Zonta Club Rose Day Award Winner of Lebanon for her outstanding service to the community. In September 2017, Titus was awarded the Best Donut Award at the Indy Donut Festival held in Broad Ripple and the Best Donut Award by the Fishers Tri Kappa Donut Fest.   Titus was also honored to receive the Lantern Award - Business of the Year by the Westfield Chamber of Commerce.  “In this vein, we have always sought to give back by donating to a host of non-profits and deserving causes as appreciation for the support we have always received,” Rake says. Titus Bakery is located at 820 W. South St. in Lebanon and 17471 Wheeler Road, Suite 110 in Westfield, Ind. For more information, visit them online at titusbakery.com. 30 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com


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Wrestling Theology started out with a simple question: What does it look like to incorporate faith into a passion for wrestling? It’s a question that took some time for founder Rich Abbott to figure out. “I was new to Christianity at the time, and a friend of mine said to me, ‘You are a big wrestling fan, and you talk about it

all the time. Maybe you should combine your newfound faith with your love for wrestling,’” Abbott says. “Through some prayer and talking with friends, it just hit me to start doing viewing parties.” The earliest days of the group started with WWE Pay-Per-View watch parties. Abbott would gather the group together to watch matches, make new friends and, where the opportunity arose, bring faith into the conversations. The idea quickly caught on and it wasn’t long before the group started to grow. A atCarmel.com / APRIL 2018 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / 31

big part of that growth is that the group isn’t exclusive to Christians only, but it is open to the public and tailored more as a wrestling community that can talk about life, support one another and discuss spiritual beliefs. “The group actually started about 50/50 Christian and non-Christian,” Abbott says. “There are a lot of wrestling fans out there that just don’t have friends that like wrestling. So I thought, let’s put us all together and we can have real conversations while watching wrestling about faith and where everybody is at in their life.”


Abbott’s main goal has always been to bring a community of wrestling fans together, Christian or not, and share their passion while also having encouraging conversations that leave the door open for people who might have more questions about Christianity or Jesus. “We aren’t forcing this and making it a bible-teaching session,” Abbott says. “We are more just having normal conversations. When we started doing viewing parties and going to shows, well if we were going to a show three hours away, you have friends in the car and as you talk about wrestling and other things you can talk about faith, prayer requests or just lead by example. I try to

always ask for prayer requests, even if you aren’t a Christian, because you can pray for people regardless of where they stand. It’s never something that has scared people off.”

that. The matches are very good matches. We want to make sure that everyone who comes out is entertained.”

The matches include wrestlers from all over, and Wrestling Theology has even gotten a few former pro wrestlers. Cody Deaner spoke at Wrestling Theology’s first show last April. Deaner, a Canadian wrestler, is most known for his work with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). At the show, “At every wrestling show we have something Deaner shared his testimony and his story of about faith, hope and love included with the faith during the intermission. wrestling,” Abbott says. “I have always said we will never do a corny wrestling storyline The community response since Wrestling Theology started doing live shows has been with a faith part. Our wrestlers aren’t wrestling the devil or something goofy like strong. More than 200 people showed up As Wrestling Theology has grown, it has also evolved. The group still hosts viewing parties, but now they even host live wrestling shows and conventions of their own at Mercy Road Church.


for the group’s latest show. “We have people that come out to our shows just because, quality wise, they are really good,” Abbott says. “Our events are free with a suggested donation at the door. Usually, $10 a person will cover the costs for the shows. In the future, we hope to pair with local charities and make those donations go to them.” All of Wrestling Theology’s upcoming viewing parties are held at Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple. At the end of March, Wrestling Theology crowned its first champion in its Rise of a Champion show. Former wrestler and WWE writer, Jimmy Jacobs, will challenge the champion for a match on April 20 that will be hosted by Wrestling Theology as well. For more information, visit Wrestling Theology’s Facebook page at facebook.com/ WTFWrestlingTheology. Mercy Road Church is located at 2381 Pointe Pkwy in Carmel, or you can visit them online at mercyroad.cc.

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Stephanie Weber, Trendy In Indy

F I V E WA R D R O B E T R E N D S TO T R Y T H I S S P R I N G

Writer / Stephanie Weber Photographer / Meryl, Lesley Jane Boutique

At this point in Indiana, most of us are happy to be packing up our Sherpas for the spring and breaking out the sandals and sundresses. The hype surrounding spring style is astounding as these trends are known to set the tone for what we might see the rest of the year. You’ve probably noticed your favorite retailers highlighting their popular floral prints, best-selling sandals and bringing back rompers. Some spring trends may never die, while others just seem to be accentuated for the year. Read on for five spring trends to try for 2018 and how you can incorporate them into your wardrobe.

1. PASTELS Yellow, pink, purple, mauve, light blue, powder blue, lilac, blush. Whatever you want to call it, if it’s light and reminds you of coloring Easter eggs, it’s in. I personally lean towards the blush trend more than any as I feel like it’s one that’s versatile. You can transition it to summer, fall and winter with different layering pieces. Who doesn’t love a basic you can wear all year? That being said, since the Pantone Color of the Year is Ultra Violet, we are seeing a huge influx of lavender for spring. It dominated the runways seen in shows such as Michael Kors and Victoria Beckham. You can find lavender tops and dresses at many of our local retailers. 34 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com

Pastels are great to wear with light denim, distressed denim and white bottoms. Pair these with your favorite taupe or cognac sandals.

2. WINDBREAKERS What goes around comes back around and the windbreaker is no different. We started to see this 90s fashion comeback in 2017, but this year it seems that these jackets are a wardrobe must. I think this trend is one that anyone can try because it’s the definition of functional fashion. Windbreakers are just good to have on those chilly, rainy spring days. I’m planning to sport one with a graphic tee, light wash distressed denim and my Adidas


sneakers. Windbreakers are a great compliment to the athleisure trend, perfect for those who have a more casual sense of style.

3. WHITE We often relate white pieces to events surrounding a wedding or to those family beach pictures where everyone is a little sunburnt. But this year, head to toe white is a fashion statement I encourage you to try. Even I wasn’t sure how I felt about this trend at first due to my fair skin and eating-on-the-go lifestyle. However, this color is timeless and encompasses those basic pieces we all need in our closets. If white on white scares you, try implementing it in various staple pieces. For example, I love the white dress I’ve featured here from Lesley Jane. I could pair it with a white sandal, but I could also pair it with taupe, cognac or something more colorful to break it up.

4. PRINTS We’re seeing everything from florals to stripes to bold check prints. I find myself wandering through stores, ending up at the register with all stripes. I love that prints add so much to a simple look. You can use these pieces to layer or stand alone. I know not everyone loves those bold floral prints, and I want you to know you are not alone. Although I will say, these are fun for a beach getaway. If florals are too much for your style, stripes are a good print go-to.

5. FLATS AND PLATFORMS Popular spring shoes include sandals, casual sneakers, flats, wedges and ankle booties. While I love all of those, we are seeing an increasing demand this year for flats and platforms. Steve Madden is my man for shoes. I know the quality, I know how they fit and I know I will wear them. Dolce Vita and Franco Sarto are two other brands I love. I suggest investing in some type of neutral flat, like mules or loafers, that you can dress up or down. Platforms are a great option if you want something with a little height that’s more comfortable than a stiletto. Spring fashion gives us an opportunity to try something new. I’d challenge you to pick a couple of these trends, head to your favorite local retailer and invest in some new pieces. You might never have guessed you’d fall in love with a white dress paired with a cognac platform sandal. atCarmel.com / APRIL 2018 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / 35


32 TAPS 4825 E 96th Street #1600 Indianapolis, IN 46240 (317) 669-0628

32 TAPS OFFERS NEW FLAVOR TO THE NORTH SIDE

Armed with a little inspiration from the Moondog Tavern - namely, a few sports bar staples like plenty of TVs, a burgerWhen Todd Johnson decided to launch a centric menu and some regular live music new restaurant on East 96th Street in the - Johnson opened the doors to 32 TAPS in space formerly occupied by the Sinking Ship late November of last year, and he says the II, he immediately began putting together a name, which reflects the number of beer concept that would appeal to a wide range taps and the number of items on the food of local patrons yet retain a uniqueness and menu, honors the keep-it-simple approach character all its own. he’s taken for the project. Writer / Jon Shoulders Photographer / Josh Brown

A veteran of the restaurant industry and owner of the Mucky Duck and a Scotty’s Brewhouse franchise on the south side, Johnson began doing research and took some cues from what made the Moondog Tavern, the space’s occupant prior to the Sinking Ship, a north side success for 13 years.

“When I was deciding the number of taps and doing surveys with people, 32 started sounding like the magic number - not too few, not too many,” says Johnson, a south side native who grew up in the Center Grove community. “Then we started playing off of that number with the menu 36 / CARMEL MAGAZINE / APRIL 2018 / atCarmel.com

items. A lot of times you can have such a large amount of food, people can’t decide what they want. So again, 32 seemed like the right number.” Plenty of entertainment options including a pool table, dart board, video games and 6-by-12-foot television add to the eatery’s ambiance, and ample outdoor seating is available when temperatures start to rise. The official 32 TAPS Facebook page is updated regularly with details on the latest food and drink specials, live music dates and start times for sports games being shown at the establishment. The Ally Gator Brothers will be outside on the 32 Taps patio for a free show coming up May 2.


“It’s been fantastic so far,” Johnson says. “The menu seems to be working and the live bands have been huge. We have the Flying Toasters in here, the Doo! Band, and we recently got the Alligator Brothers, who used to be the house band at Champps. We’ll have them outside from May every Wednesday until Labor Day this year.”

features salads, wings and flatbreads along with a 15-minute express lunch menu. Local beers like Sun King, 3 Floyds, MashCraft and Quaff On! typically fill the taps alongside popular domestic selections, and on weekends 24-ounce domestics like Bud, Bud Light, Miller Lite and Coors Light are available for $4.

Johnson says his eight-ounce burgers, wraps and sandwiches have garnered positive patron feedback so far, and his menu also

“I think what we’re doing is working out,” Johnson says. “We’re trying to build our lunch up and build our Sundays up right

now. We’ve got cornhole and giant Jenga it’s just a fun place to hang out. It’s been fun rebuilding this spot and I think it’s in line with what the demographic in this area wants.” 32 TAPS is located at 4825 East 96th Street, Suite 1600 in Indianapolis. Call 317-6690628 for more info. For a menu listing, updates on food and drink specials, and to sign up for notifications about special offers, visit facebook.com/pg/96thst.

Locally owned classic bar with 32 taps featuring local & craft beers. 32 item menu. Live Entertainment. Open for Lunch Daily.

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New to Books & Brews Zionsville - We are breaking out the 18+ games. We’ll be playing games like Cards Against Humanity, What do you Meme?, Loaded Questions, and more!

Join us each Second Saturday for the IU Health North Hospital Second Saturday Gallery Walk from 5 - 9 p.m. Each month we will showcase special shows and exhibits at local art galleries, a fun interactive element for you and your family and a free scavenger hunt with prizes! Carmel Arts & Design District 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Third annual Zionsville 1/2 Marathon and 5k has a mew April date. The event starts and finishes on historic brick Main Street. Medals will be awarded to all finishers. Overall and age group awards will be handed out as well, including prize money for first and second place. Pizza, adult beverages and other refreshments will be available after the race Sign up at run2race.com. Main Street, Zionsville 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY 18+ GAME NIGHT

This April we are starting with Cards Against Humanity. We’ll have a few sets and several expansion packs on hand. Games will start right after the band finishes their set. Books & Brews Zionsville 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

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SPRING WILDFLOWERS

Every week brings new wildflower blooms along forest trails. Join Park Naturalist Mindy Murdock as you discover what’s blooming this week. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture their beauty. This program is FREE and does not require registration. Zion Nature Center 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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HAVEN MAGAZINE SPRING 2018 COVER PARTY

Come connect with industry professionals and fellow homeowners at Haven’s free 2018 Spring Cover Party, featuring our host Oasis Outdoor Living & Landscapes. This event is open to the public and will be a great opportunity to mingle with the best of the best in Indianapolis. RSVPs are required and you must register through the following link: haven-cover-party-april. eventbrite.com. Arthur Rutenberg Homes Model in Chatham Hills 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

SECOND SATURDAY GALLERY WALK

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SECOND SATURDAY GALLERY WALK

Join us each Second Saturday for the IU Health North Hospital Second Saturday Gallery Walk from 5 - 9 p.m. Each month we will showcase special shows and exhibits at local art galleries, a fun interactive element for you and your family and a free scavenger hunt with prizes! Carmel Arts & Design District 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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THE DRAMA: TCHAIKOVSKY, WAGNER, BRUCH & SHAPIRO

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra is proud to feature its Concertmaster, violinist Larry Shapiro in their season finale of this very special season. This globally recognized artist will play Bruch’s “Concerto No. 1 in G minor,” one of the most moving, romantic pieces in symphonic music. The Center For the Performing Arts 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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2018 ZIONSVILLE 1/2 MARATHON AND 5K

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PULL FOR PARKS BLITZ

April is Pull for Parks Month! Zionsville Parks is searching for groups and individuals interested in helping with our annual Pull for Parks this April. Zionsville area scouts, church groups, civic organizations and classes are encouraged to help Zionsville Parks remove invasive garlic mustard from target areas. Town of Zionsville 10:00 a.m.

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