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a Line in the Sand: “Tweet!” 4 Crossing by Michelle Freed & Canvas 6 Wine by Pat Carlini Memories: A Childhood Visit from 8 Mailbox Roy Rogers and Dale Evans

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by J. Andy Murphy

Moms Tri to Stay Fit 10 Carmel by Stephanie Curtis Dell Christian Church Sets Deep 12 Hazel Roots in Carmel by Jonathon Haag

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CarmelFest’s KidZone Organizer Makes 14 Having Fun Serious Business by Jennifer Alderman

17 CarmelFest Schedule of Events Our Lady of Mount Carmel Equips Kids with 18 “Tools for School”

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by Stephanie Curtis

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Seymour Winery Moves Into Castleton 24 Train Depot: Chateau de Pique by Stephanie Curtis

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Crossing a Line in the Sand: “Tweet!” celebrities,” I said. Do you have to be famous to tweet? I didn’t know there were requirements.

I remember the day as if it was yesterday; the sky was cloudy and on the verge of unleashing a nasty storm. I had just finished gobbling up my Cobb salad and catching up with my good friend and publisher, Tom Britt, at a local eatery over lunch. The conversation suddenly turned to business.

“No, I mean like places you go, people you meet or spend time with … that’s the point,” he stated. Why would anyone care at all as to the places I go or people I see? Did I need to tweet about my oil changes, or my costcutting trips to the closest wholesale club? What about when I go to the dry cleaners. Did that count?

By Michelle Freed

“Michelle, it’s time,” he said. He had been helping me set up my website, and was patiently trying to school me on the fine art of uploading pictures. This isn’t a new role for Tom to play, as he has held my hand through electronic developments and computer programs for over 15 years.

I could see Tom was getting frustrated and had reached his limit. “Just see what other people are tweeting about and follow suit,” he said. “Maybe link to interesting sites or tweet about your humorous observations during the day.” This was even more disturbing, as I didn’t want to have to be funny in 140 characters or less. But then the bigger worry presented itself. What if no one follows me? I felt like I was in high school all over again, worried about being noticed at a big dance or getting a date for Homecoming. Would others find me worthy? Will I be able to handle rejection?

“Please Tom,” I begged. “Don’t say it. I’m not ready.” Tears were hovering in the corner of my eyes, and my lower lip started to quiver. “I just don’t think I can do it.” He tried to reassure me as he lightly covered my hands with his and fiercely stared into my doubting eyes. “You can do it.” He gave my fingers an extra squeeze of encouragement. Then, without dropping his gaze, he reached over and pressed “Enter” on my laptop. And there it was. It was done. I had entered the world of Twitter.

All I know is that since becoming a part of the Twitter world, I feel a little more up-to-speed with technology. The only problem is that now I have to figure out what to say. I wonder if George Clooney is available for lunch.

I’m a late bloomer, and I understand this. I have avoided this membership for years. While my friends and associates have continually been shocked, and dare I say punitive, at my refusal to tweet, I have stood fast in my resolve.

See what Michelle has to say on Twitter, @MichelleFreed, or read more of her blogs on www.MichelleFreed.com.

I understand the importance of tweeting to followers from a business marketing perspective. I think. I just don’t really want to be a part of it. I have enough problems keeping up with everyday demands … like brushing my teeth, remembering to start the dishwasher and showing up at various business meetings and community events on time. I finally (and extremely reluctantly) joined the Facebook crowd only after being publicly shamed at social gatherings for not having an account. But I always felt that becoming a part of Twitter represented a line in the sand, so to speak. And now I’ve crossed it. “You really want to use this is an opportunity to namedrop,” Tom later explained once my first round of convulsions simmered. I wasn’t expecting such a dramatic physical response. “Why do I need to drop names? I do not hang out with any 4

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So, you haven’t painted since kindergarten? Perfect! You will love “Wine and Canvas” – a new social event that involves a paintbrush, a glass of wine and no previous experience. It’s a simple process; you book your spot in front of an easel for one of the classes and an artist will help you stepby-step to replicate the painting of the day … all while you sip some wine/ beer and socialize with friends. I recently checked out a class, along with about 30 other guests, at the Keystone Crossing location. We’re all Picassos! Afterwards, we pose with our masterpieces following an evening of fun at the Wine and Canvas across from the Keystone Fashion Mall.

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Some came fresh from the office; others were on a well planned night out; and one couple made it a date night. No kids – little Picassos have their own event called “Cookies and Canvas.” Then the fun begins. Owner Tamra Scott introduces the artist for the evening and points out the apron, brushes and palette of acrylic paint at each seat. “We use acrylics because it will come out of your clothes,” explains Tamra. “Just in case!” Local artist Eric Swenson then takes the stage to start the instruction of painting a scene of tree tops against a blue sky. “The leaves should just be blotches of color,” says Eric. “Don’t think about painting leaves.” There were a couple of breaks so the class could let their paint dry and refresh their wine/beer. After a little over two hours we had all completed a masterpiece. Although a for ! y E a od OT t l l Ca E qu

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mine looked more like black sticks stuck to the canvas instead of beautiful long limbed trees reaching for the sky, it was still a lot of fun. You can come back as many times as you like; one guest was on her 12th visit and gives the paintings away in lieu of gifts. Another guest said it wasn’t about the art; it was just a fun night out with the girls and an alternative to going to the bars.

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A Childhood Visit from Roy Rogers and Dale Evans By J. Andy Murphy

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t all started when I was just a little girl. I loved Roy Rogers and his beautiful horse, Trigger. I decided to write a letter to Mr. Rogers and ask for a picture of Trigger. I told him that I had seen all his movies and that I wanted to grow up to be a cowboy who did good things just like he did. It was a small gesture, and one that came from the encouragement of my Aunt Myrtle. “If you take the time to write to someone you don’t know, you should understand there may never be an answer. It’s a risk, but it will only cost you a stamp,” she said softly, as she addressed the envelope with the supplied official Roy Rogers Fan Club address. The letter was written. I sighed as I opened the big metal mailbox slot. I dropped the letter in and walked home with the wonder of some day getting the picture I so wanted, and content that I may never receive an answer.

Above: Jeannine “Andy” Murphy (front right) at the Indiana State Fair Grounds in 1949 with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. My brother Richard is standing to the left of Roy in the white shirt.

Two months later, my grandmother called me into the kitchen. “Jeannine, you need to make me a promise to say nothing to anyone about what I am about to tell you,” she said firmly. 8

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“Okay,” I said. She looked deep into my eyes. The corners of her mouth slowly turned upward. “Do you remember the request you made to the Roy Rogers Fan Club for a picture of Trigger?” she asked. “Yes,” I replied. “Well, you are getting that picture, and … Roy Rogers and Dale Evans are coming to our house for a fried chicken dinner this Sunday.” I was too stunned to say anything. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. This must be a dream. I pinched my arm and it hurt. No dream. The look in my grandmother’s eyes softened. “Remember what I said. You can’t tell anyone about this visit,” she added. I kept my part of the bargain, but when

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coming to see me. Roy bent down and whispered in my ear, “Thank you for being a fan and writing such a lovely letter to us. I wish I could have brought Trigger here for you to ride. Maybe next time we’re in town…”

They caught the eye immediately of the softball team playing across the street in Spades Park. Within minutes, word spread that the King of Cowboys and his sweetheart Dale Evans had just entered the house on the hill. In a matter of a half hour, hundreds of screaming kids and their parents surrounded our house. The police showed up as it was bordering on a near riot. The chanting of “Roy, Roy, come out” drowned out the conversations going on inside the house.

This mind-picture of actually sitting on Trigger with the King of Cowboys has never dimmed. Neither has the habit of writing letters to people I didn’t know. In today’s world, we email, text and Facebook. Letter writing has all but disappeared. I plan to share with you the journey of my letter writing and the people who did in fact take the time to answer them personally. An ordinary person with a stamp in hand and the collection of responses from famous people I never expected to hear from.

At 10 p.m. that night, I was given a signed picture of Trigger as well as a picture of Roy and Dale together. I smiled and softly thanked them for

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Carmel Moms Tri to Stay Fit bike ride. “Once the kids get home, it’s non-stop juggling to sports practice or school functions,” said Julie Knox.

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Triathlon Moms. A triathlon is a multi-sport event that involves swimming, biking and running various distances with transitions in between each sport. By Stephanie Curtis Competitors race to complete the course with the fastest overall time.

Behavior specialist Gaye Kerschner squeezes training in whenever she can – while waiting for her kids’ piano lessons, her son’s baseball practice, her daughter’s softball practice and choir rehearsals.

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“I love being in the best shape of my life and meeting great people,” said Wendy Inglis, who got involved with triathlons through Team in Training, the organization that raises money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. “I try to be a role model for my kids and show them my drive to succeed,” said Carmen Berglund, a nationally certified group fitness instructor who is employed at IU Health North Hospital. Teresa Joyce thinks exercise makes her a better mom. The former college soccer player finds the swim the most challenging aspect of triathlons. “I’m not a good swimmer, but my swim coach has helped me so much.”

cross training due to an injury. Planter fasciitis forced runner Sanders-Holl to find another way of staying in shape. Five years after her transition to triathlons, she competed in her first full Ironman. “The training brings together a great group of friends, old and new, with a common goal of fun and pain during training and on race day. I love hanging out with my tri gal pals.”

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Originally called Woodland Springs and situated at 116th Street in Carmel, Hazel Dell Christian Church transitioned into its current location on the corner of 146th Street and Hazel Dell Parkway and subsequently changed their name in 2000. Pastor Mark Wright has been with the church for 22 years and is excited about what is in store for his church’s future here in Carmel and Hamilton County, especially as they open up their new children’s ministry facility and office expansion. Pastor Wright explains, “Our mission is very simple. It is to help people come to know Jesus and live like Him everyday.” This mission is being lived out by a variety of people in a variety of ways.

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g n i v Ha SBeursiionuesss n u F If you’ve recently been given the responsibility of planning a child’s birthday party, you are very aware of the fact that today’s kid parties are serious business. There are almost endless theme ideas to choose from, and there are hundreds of cake, cupcake, and decoration options available. For Kevin Mendell, children’s parties might be his business, but the finished product is anything but serious.

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graduations and other milestone celebrations. Hosting parties with the Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation department makes Mendell a perfect fit to organize the KidZone activities for CarmelFest 2011. Mendell is a Carmel Rotarian, has been involved with the event for several years and has always had a natural interest in helping with the children’s activities during the festival. “When Gary Frey (CarmelFest chairman) asked me about KidZone, I jumped at the chance. I guess you could say we have given KidZone an

Although those activities alone would be exciting enough, Mendell’s voice truly lights up when he describes the events planned for CarmelFest’s south stage, which will be dedicated to KidZone. Although Kevin’s pre-Oogles n Googles professional career was in marketing and sales, he confesses that his heart and soul have always been in musical theater. Performing as Mr. Kevin for local preschools certainly satisfies that love, and he will be emceeing the south stage as Mr. Kevin during CarmelFest. “We really wanted to emphasize the community on the south stage. All of the acts will be local performers, and there are some really great ones here in Carmel.” Acts

planned for the south stage include local dance troups, magicians, and a Broadway review performed by the CYT theater group. Between CarmelFest planning, hosting anywhere from nine to 11 parties every weekend, and touring around performing as Mr. Kevin, you might think Kevin Mendell would be seriously stressed out. But the joy is evident in his voice and on his face. “I just love making people smile. That’s another reason I’m so excited about CarmelFest, because it is what we do on a larger scale. You only live once – you should have some fun!” These are true words spoken from someone who has made having a good time serious business. For more information on Oogles n Googles, check out www.ooglesngoogles.com, and for more information on CarmelFest, visit www.carmelfest.net.

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Master Yoo’s World-class Tae Kwon Do: Interactive Demo Girls Band – “The Way We Live” – rocking performance Indy Dog & Disc Club – Frisbee Dog Show (on the lawn) Magical Moments with Ryan Demler Sho’Time Dancers Indy Dog & Disc Club – Frisbee Dog Show (on the lawn) CYT “Hats Off to Broadway” musical Magical Moments with Ryan Demler Sho’Time Dancers Midwest School of Voice presents Blake and LaTina - “CarmelFest Has Talent” 2010 Winners

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“In 2009, we helped 450 children. This year we plan to provide supplies to 1,500 students.” – Pam Curtis, Tools for School co-chair

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Equips Kids with “Tools for School” By Stephanie Curtis

Every fall families flock to stores to stock up on school supplies, but Tools for School is shopping year round collecting a cache of inventory so needy families can acquire back-toschool items they could not otherwise afford. “Children suffer ridicule when they have torn and tattered clothing and show up without the essential supplies for school,” said Jayne Slaton, director of The Merciful HELP Center. “We assist children pre-k through high 18

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The program, which has been in existence for about 18 years, started as a Girl Scout service project and has evolved into an organized, highly utilized ministry within The Merciful HELP Center at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church at 146th Street and Oak Ridge Road.

in the last three years because the need is so great,” said Pam Curtis, who co-chairs Tools for School with fellow parishioner Jane Reese. “In 2009, we helped 450 children. This year we plan to provide supplies to 1,500 students.” Curtis notes glue sticks, washable markers and filler paper as pressing needs but the shopping list also includes new backpacks, pens, pencils, index cards, calculators, and colored pencils.

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Tools for School Applications Due by July 15, 2011 Website: www.toolsforschool.info Email: HELPtoolsforschool@ olmc1.org Left: Jayne Slaton (left), Director of The Merciful HELP Center and Pam Curtis (right), Co-chair, Tools for School. Above: Student volunteers pack backpacks with school supplies to be distributed in the school gymnasium.

school supplies all year long, purchasing items when everything goes on sale after back-to-school shopping, and many in the parish contribute to or raise money to help fund the ministry. The staff at Keller Williams supported them with $3,000, and companies like Marsh and Forum Bank have also helped by collecting supplies. “Many families cannot afford to spend $150 per child, or would have to make great sacrifices for this expense,” said Curtis. Tools for School aids families countywide, but they must qualify for assistance through an application process. Forms are available from school counselors, social service organizations and online at www.toolsforschool.info.

While OLMC is the primary supporter, several other groups joined in the effort last year, including Grace Community Church, Green Valley Christian Church, Comfort Closet, and Kid’s Coats of Hamilton County. Not only do children receive a backpack filled with items on their classroom supply list, Samaritan’s Feet washes each child’s tootsies and fits them with a new pair of shoes, and the “Undie Sunday” collection crew distributes socks and undergarments. In addition, Tools for School is implementing a new program called “Book in Hand,” run by OLMC librarian, Laura Pitcock, which gives each child a book of their own to read. Even the CYO baseball league is pitching in by encouraging teams to raise money to see coaches coach

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Former NOAX Supporter Wins Republican Bid in Southwest Clay By Stephanie Curtis

small business owner, architect and former member of the Carmel Plan Commission who is very involved in the community. “I knew I had the experience and understanding of complex issues desperately needed on the council. And, I have the desire and common sense to do the job effectively.”

Run for public office? The thought never crossed Carol Schleif’s mind. That is, until no one else stepped into the race for the new, open Carmel City Council seat created as a result of Southwest Clay Township’s annexation into the City of Carmel. “I had never run for political office and really had no desire to seek a public position,” said Schleif, who won the Republican primary on May 3. “I was shocked that no one seemed to want to make history and become the first councilor to represent our area. It is imperative that we have a voice on the council that speaks for the people.” Researching the open seat and potential candidates, she was aware that several very viable people were considering the seat. But just days before the January 21 deadline, no one had filed to run. Schleif got concerned and started weighing her options.

Schleif credits the primary win to her husband, Ron, and Carol Schleif won the republican 15-year-old daughter, primary in May to represent the newly annexed area of Southwest Clay. Christine, as well as close friends and neighbors who knocked on doors, canvassed neighborhoods, distributed flyers, sent messages via email and Facebook and held events for her and current councilmen. If there is no contest in the general election, Schleif will take office January 1, 2012, beginning a four-year term.

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After debating the annexation issue with Carmel for more than a decade, Southwest Clay became part of the City of Carmel on July 27, 2010, adding a 20% increase in Carmel’s revenue – approximately $1.3 billion dollars to the city’s net assessed property values. Involved from the start, Schleif followed the annexation proceedings and was an active part of No Ordinance for Annexation (NOAX). She plans to be a strong voice in maintaining the character of Southwest Clay. “Becoming tied to Carmel was a challenging process. The residents of Southwest Clay finally agreed to become annexed and there are several items that still need to be addressed.”

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Seymour Winery Moves Into Castleton Train Depot: Chateau de Pique remodeling turned into a relaxing tasting room and functional retail store,” said Emily Torres, events coordinator for Chateau de Pique. Wooden storage racks line the walls, displaying 3,000 bottles consisting of 21 varietal wines. “We hold tours and events in Seymour and people are welcome to visit. But now, wine lovers in Indianapolis can get a taste of Seymour’s winery in their own backyards.”

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According to the Indiana Wine Grape Council, the state grape acreage has increased 300 percent in the last 20 years. Currently, there are about 60 wineries in Indiana. Most offer a stop along the Hoosier wine trail, educating visitors on how to grow grapes and make wine, finishing tours with a tasting providing samples of various chardonnays, cabernets and other homegrown flavors. Chateau de Pique, an 80-acre winery located in Seymour, Indiana, has taken an alternative route, moving tastings off site to retail locations. Recently, the winery opened a tasting room in a historic train depot on 82nd Street in Castleton. Terri Lutz, Event Representative, and Emily Torres, Events Coordinator, at Chateau de Pique in Castleton.

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CHS Class Demonstrates Impressive, Real-World Home Building Skills do with Carmel High School? Well, the Vocational Building Trades class at CHS built one of the homes for sale in Bridgewater Lakes. Unbelievable? Not really. This class has been building various homes around the area since 1976 – and for those of you who don’t do math – that’s over 35 years! John Coghlan just completed his 15th year as “the” instructor for the Vocational Building Trades class. Prior to teaching, John worked for a builder and owned his own business, so he came well prepared. And as “the” instructor, John is the only instructor that teaches this class, and this is the only class he teaches. So he is 100% committed.

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The class is dedicated exclusively to building a home each year. Rest assured, the kids do come to this class with some background experience. They are required to take a prerequisite class, which builds a smaller scale home inside the school. After completion of this entry-level class, they are able to jump straight into building an upscale, custom home. “The great thing is they come in with a set of base skills,” says John. “They understand the vocabulary and the terms used in building construction.” The first step takes place in the spring, prior to the fall semester, where a floor plan is selected from a CHS Architecture student. “The top five are chosen from a sub-committee within the board,” explains John. “We choose a plan that we think we can sell in the current market. It is not necessarily the biggest or fanciest.” During the first week of class, John looks at each student’s skill level,

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