Page 1

Download Our New Townies Super Local App! www.Towni.es atCarmel.com

Community Newslet ter

facebook.com/atCarmel

twitter.com/atCarmel

september 2012

Splash of Color Rosemary Waters, arts supporter and president of the Carmel International Arts Festival, prepares for the 15th annual Main Street celebration A part of the TownePost.com Network of Hyper Local Newsletters

Photo by Stephanie Carlson Curtis


EXPERTS AT SERVING OUR CUSTOMERS. AND OUR COMMUNITY.

Rich Taylor

Barry Ginder

Tim Haak Regina Laux

Susan Hamilton

carmel East Carmel Drive Near Keystone Ave.

Westfield/Car mel 146th Street at Cool Creek Commons

818-3000

815-8700

WESTCLAY® Towne Road Near 131st Street

West Carmel/zionsville 106th and North Michigan Road

873-2000

876-7200

©2012 The National Bank of Indianapolis

www.nbofi.com

Member FDIC


contents Madness 4 Malt by Neal Moore of Color: The Carmel International 7 Splash Arts Festival by Stephanie Carlson Curtis

the World of Alternative Health & 12 Exploring Wellness by J. Andy Murphy

serviced down the street not across the country.

Member Spotlight 18 ADDBAC by Jennifer Alderman Download Our New Townies Super Local App! www.Towni.es atCarmel.com

Community newslet ter

facebook.com/atCarmel

twitter.com/atCarmel

september 2012

A lot of mortgage companies stop servicing your mortgage after they sell it to another company. STAR is different.

splash of Color Rosemary Waters, arts supporter and president of the Carmel International Arts Festival, prepares for the 15th annual Main Street celebration A part of the TownePost.com Network of Hyper Local Newsletters

We service our mortgages locally. So whenever you have a question about your mortgage—and many people do—you call us, not some company you’ve never heard of two time zones away. It makes sense to stay local. It makes sense to talk to STAR.

Photo by Stephanie Carlson Curtis

For competitive mortgage rates, products and local service, call your local STAR mortgage banker today or visit starfinancial.com.

Publisher & Sales: Tom Britt Tom@atCarmel.com (317) 496-3599 Accounting: Jeanne Britt Jeanne@atCarmel.com (317) 823-5060 Community Manager: Rob Turk Rob@atCarmel.com Mailing Address: P.O. Box 36097 Indianapolis, IN 46236-0097 Phone: (317) 823-5060 Fax: (317) 536-3030 www.atCarmel.com

Roger Rexroad, Mortgage Banker 317.816.2928, roger.rexroad@starfinancial.com

Contributing Writers: Tom Britt, Pat Carlini, Stephanie Carlson Curtis, Heather MacWilliams, Mark Morrow, and J. Andy Murphy.

NMLS#: 713208

The Carmel Community Newsletter is published by Britt Interactive, LLC and written for and by local Carmel area residents. Newsletters are distributed via direct mail to nearly 15,000 Carmel area homeowners and businesses each month. For more information, visit www.atCarmel.com. Shop Local: Help our local economy by shopping local. Advertising supporters of the Carmel Community Newsletter offset the costs of publication and mailing, keeping this publication free. Show your appreciation by thanking them with your business.

Member FDIC

september 2012 |

© 2012 STAR Financial Group

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

3


Mike Sale (above) and Ryan Coyle conceived the BrewBracket Challenge in 2011. (Opposite page) A bourbon barrell like this one is being used to age beer entries in the upcoming BrewBracket Challenge on September29.

Malt Madness By Neal Moore It’s no surprise the idea of launching a live competition to crown Indiana’s best craft beer brewers began germinating at a local watering hole. Such a wholly appropriate setting is where Mike Sale and Ryan Coyle envisioned the BrewBracket Challenge. As the co-founders sipped – well, beer – they brewed up a full-bodied, flavorful idea: Create a bracket-style, single elimination tasting tournament. “The purpose of BrewBracket Challenge is to bring people together to taste and determine the very best craft beers,” explained Sale. “It also serves to promote the brewery that makes it to the top.” In spring, 2011, the inaugural BrewBracket Challenge was held. “We did some small tastings and quickly determined that we could do this on a larger scale,” remembered Sale. About 150 people are expected to attend the fourth BrewBracket event, Bourbon Barrel Aged Beers, Saturday, September 29, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., at Tomlinson Tap Room in City Market, downtown Indianapolis. Tickets are priced at $45. Eight brewers will compete, this time with a new twist, er, 4

carmel c o m m u n i t y

taste. Each is required to have stored their beers in wooden barrels donated by Harrison Bourbon Company, a southern Indiana distillery. “These premium beers will have set in the barrels about three months soaking up the flavor and color of the bourbon,” explained Joe Eaton, brewer and owner of Barley Island Brewing Company in Noblesville, and the winner of the most recent BrewBracket Challenge. Eaton described the bourbon taste as “strong, alcoholic – a more in-your-face flavor. These beers will pick up some additional components from the barrels.” Acting as both public tasters and judges, attendees sip and compare the tastes of two beers, picking a favorite. The randomly-seeded beers are served in two identical tasting glasses; tasters have no way of identifying the brewers. “A big component is making it a blind taste test. It strips away any bias,” said Sale. The winning beers move on in their respective tournament brackets. Taster palettes are cleansed, and the process repeats until two finalists remain for the championship round. “People love brackets! That’s certainly some of the allure,” Sale said.

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2


New App Available for atCarmel.com! Download our new Townies Super Local App by visiting www.atCarmel.com and clicking on the “Townies” link or by visiting www.Towni.es. Over 700 downloads so far!

The winner receives the handsome Big Tap Trophy – and more importantly, bragging rights. “There’s a lot of camaraderie among the brewers. This provides an opportunity to exchange ideas, but no trade secrets!” explained Eaton. “It’s more about showing off products than it is winning. Brewers participating in the Bourbon Barrel Aged Beers challenge include Barley Island Brewing, Bloomington Brewing, Flat 12 Bierwerks, The RAM, Bier Brewery, Figure Eight Brewing, People’s Brewing, and Triton Brewing.

Portfolio management services for individuals and institutions.

Craft beer brewing is bubbling. In the early days, Indiana had 18 or 19 commercial craft brewers. Now there are 50, with another seven or eight in the planning stages. “There’s still room for growth,” said Eaton. “It’s been nice to see it hit big. People want quality, not quantity, in beers.” Each BrewBracket has a featured charity that receives a portion of the proceeds. Additional information is available at www.brewbracket.com. Neal Moore has over 30 years of media and communications experience, including TV news anchoring and reporting in Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.NealMoore.com.

317-261-1900 Not FDIC Insured

No Bank Guarantee

www.dmdcap.com May Lose Value

september 2012 |

© 2012 Diamond Capital Management

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

5


6

carmel c o m m u n i t y

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2

Rosemary Waters, arts supporter and president of the Carmel International Arts Festival, prepares for the 15th annual Main Street celebration.


Splash of Color By Stephanie Carlson Curtis “An artist is someone who produces things that people don’t need to have but that he – for some reason – thinks it would be a good idea to give them.” In the words of Andy Warhol, the late popular pop artist who indulged in a variety of mediums to tell visual stories, this quote is parallel with the growth of the arts in Carmel. While some residents may feel our city does not need to invest in this creative space, others are champions, promoting the arts as a vital element in our community. Rosemary Waters is one of the preeminent arts supporters and president for the Carmel International Arts Festival. “I got involved with the festival its inaugural year. I was excited about the event because I love art and took a lot of art classes in college,” said Waters. “This is my fifteenth year volunteering for the festival. I became president seven years ago.” The celebration of the arts takes place on Saturday, September 22, 2012,10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 23, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Old Town Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard implemented the inaugural Carmel International Arts Festival in 1998. The first exhibition was held around the fountain in City Square. About 40 artists displayed their work that year. Since then, the event has grown to become an annual palette of color splashing the landscape with a variety of artistic talent. Artists from across the nation will set up shop along Main Street in the Arts & Design District. “We have artists coming from as far away as California, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida and Texas. The majority of artists are coming from surrounding states. We have 135 juried artists exhibiting in oil, watercolor, glass, 2D, jewelry, photography, 3D, wood, sculpture, and pottery,” said Waters. “We get the international flavor from our sister cities Kawachinagano, Osaka, Japan and Xiangyang, Hubei, China who will have booths at the festival.” From The Palladium to Main Street, Mayor Brainard has been influential in welcoming, developing and enhancing diverse cultural experiences demonstrating a well-rounded commitment to the creative arts. “We realize the tremendous impact that the arts have on our community and we invest in areas such as the Carmel Arts & Design District to help

attract economic development. The arts are a valuable asset, attracting jobs and enhancing the quality of life in central Indiana. In addition, first-rate arts and culture are instrumental in helping to attract young, educated professionals who will bring their energy and talent to the area,” said Mayor Brainard. According to Waters, one of the ways the arts festival attracts talent is through contests. The artists appreciate the recognition of their work. “We ask a qualified person to judge the artwork. Based on their judgment, we award $5,000 in prize money and give $1,000 for Best of Show, $600 for 1st Place, $500 for 2nd Place, $400 for 3rd Place, 10 Best of Media $150, and 10 Honorable Mention $100.” In addition, young artists are recognized for their talents. “Each year we have a High School Exhibit showing the talents of Carmel High School and University High School art students,” said Waters. “Their work is also judged and the winners are awarded ribbons.” And for budding young artists, the children’s area features face painting, easel painting, a caricature artist, Dooley the Clown as well as creative ways children can make their own masterpieces. These free children’s activities are provided throughout the festival. Admission is free and organizers expect attendance to reach more than 20,000 patrons over the two-day period. “There’s a saying that goes something like this. The arts are not how we live, the arts are why we live.” said Waters. “Our Arts Festival is just trying to help accomplish this. It’s important to participate in the support of the arts to keep the arts alive.” The city of Carmel is dedicated to creating a collage of well-rounded artistic appreciation for residents and visitors in order to bolster the economy and elevate the quality of life offered, as well as provide opportunities for artists to share their talents with the community. Learn more about the Carmel International Arts Festival at www.carmelartsfestival.org, LIKE the CIAF Facebook page and Follow the CIAF on Twitter at @CarmelArtsFest. Stephanie Carlson Curtis is a writer, photographer, triathlete and mom to four kids. A journalist for 25 years, her work has been featured on CNN, WTOC-TV and in multiple magazines, websites and blogs. september 2012 |

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

7


Remount your Diamonds... at this Spectacular Event!

Saturday, September 15th 10am - 5pm

Turn loose diamonds, gemstones and outdated jewelry into beautiful new rings, earrings and pendants during our special

One Day Only Restyling Event Our jewelers bench is set up so you can “wait and watch” as we increase the value and beauty of your diamonds in our 14k, 18k and platinum settings. Additional diamonds and gemstones are also available to enhance your own.

Call today for your appointment!

317.845.0777

uy We also b lry! we Estate Je

8

carmel c o m m u n i t y

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2

Like us on facebook!

7808 E. 96th Street • Fishers, IN 46037

www.jlhuppjewelers.com


Carmel International Arts Festival Committee members (Front Row) Pat Hite, Rosemary Waters, Doreen Squire Ficara, Joan Cimino. Back Row: Lee Goodman, Jim Burrell, Jack Koning, Daris Reno, Bryan Ferry, Keitha Libman, Jon Olson, Bev Weaver, Gary Frey, Cherie Piebes, Tom Missler, Cindy Roberts Greiner. Not Pictured: Sandy Barretto, Jeff Worrell, Lynda Pitz, Kathleen Stevens, John Walls, Michael Godfrey, and Elaine Bass.

Professionally Produced Online Videos Starting at Only $249 each!

Guaranteed 5,000 online

• Your video to share on your website, Facebook, or Twitter

views through TownePost network!

• Shared on TownePost network of websites • Shared on Facebook, Twitter, and TownePost.com

Visit www.TownePost.com/video or call (317) 823-5060

network atGeist.com atCarmel.com atCenterGrove.com

september 2012 |

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

9


Saturday, September 22

Ft. Harrison State park Sign up at www.hoii.org Participant registration starts at 8:30 a.m., Walk “steps off” at 10:30 a.m. Walk is completely accessible for persons with disabilities, Walk participation includes free state park admission for the day.

Special appearance by Jeanne White-Ginder

Kids will be kids.

And sometimes, they can get in trouble.

GARRISON

LAW FIRM, LLC (317) 842-8283 www.GarrisonLegal.com

Juvenile law and traffic offenses Sports management Criminal defense

I can help.

Dave Seiter

David@garrisonlegal.com David @garrisonlegal.com

Facebook.com/GarrisonLawFirm

You’ve earned it.

But sometimes, collecting it can be a challenge.

GARRISON

LAW FIRM, LLC (317) 842-8283 www.GarrisonLegal.com

Professional debt collection Delinquent accounts Bad checks Unpaid invoices

I can help. Martha McDermott Martha@garrisonlegal.com

Facebook.com/GarrisonLawFirm

Accidents happen.

But sometimes, you deserve more than apologies.

GARRISON

I can help.

LAW FIRM, LLC Personal Injury Wrongful death (317) 842-8283 Chris Garrison Product liability | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2 10www.GarrisonLegal.com carmel c o m m u n i t y n e w s l e t t e r Slip, trip or fall Chris@garrisonlegal.com

Facebook.com/GarrisonLawFirm


Care

for the one you

Love.

Caregiver Relief Program from Brookdale Senior Living® BERKSHIRE CASTLETON Independent Living Personalized Assisted Living (317) 842-6564

BROOKDALE PLACE® FALL CREEK Personalized Assisted Living Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care (317) 251-1300

BROOKDALE PLACE® WILLOW LAKE Personalized Assisted Living Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care (317) 334-9400

CLARE BRIDGE® CARMEL Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care (317) 580-0389

Your story continues here...

Because you “Care for the one you love,” Brookdale Senior Living® is providing “Care for the one you love.” It’s all part of our Caregivers Relief Program where you can win a 2-Week Respite Stay at a Brookdale community for your loved one, and a well-deserved 2-Week Break for their Caregiver. Take advantage of a great community and great care. You can rest assured that your loved one will enjoy a comfortable and rewarding experience while you relax and enjoy your time away from your caregiving tasks. Here’s all you have to do: • Nominate the Caregiver and their loved one by “telling their story” in an essay not to exceed 500 words in length. • Submit the story online to the following website: www.brookdaleliving.com/carerelief. • If you do not have access to the internet, please pick up a nomination form at a Brookdale Senior Living® community near you. • If you or someone you know is a caregiver who could use a break, we want to read your story here! Best of all, in addition to feeling rejuvenated and refreshed, you’ll have the peace of mind that comes from knowing your loved will continue to receive personalized and attentive care.

So start writing! Your story continues here … at Brookdale Senior Living! Contest Details: • Essays will be judged by an Expert Panel that will look for creative expression, ability to engage the reader, and examples of the caring relationship between the Caregiver and loved one. • Nominations will be accepted from Noon on Sunday, July 1, 2012 thru 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 30, 2012. • The winner will be notified via phone and email by October 31st. • Caregivers, Family Members and Referral Sources are encouraged to submit nominations. • 2-Week Respite Stay must occur between November 2012 thru January 2013. • Review the Official Rules for complete details. Visit www.brookdaleliving.com/carerelief for Official Rules

® Reg. U.S. Patent and TM Office. 23081-ROP01-0812 LMM

w w w. b r o o k d a l e l i v i n g . c o m september 2012 |

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

11


Local health & wellness professionals (left to right) Melissa Webb, Genie Goykhberg, and Diane Meils.

Exploring the World of

Alternative Health & Wellness Story by J. Andy Murphy - Photos by Stefanie Turk Let’s explore another approach to health and fitness: Alternative Wellness. Traditional physician health care is ever expanding and is shifting a bit to include identified methods of Alternative Wellness. One could define Alternative Wellness as a proactive process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more healthful being. There are many areas in our lifestyle that we know need our attention: Maintaining a healthy diet, engaging in daily exercise, reducing stress, getting enough rest, and regular doctor check-ups. So what can you do to be more proactive and take more responsibility in your overall state of health? Here’s an example of someone who decided to make a healthy lifestyle change toward wellness. 12

carmel c o m m u n i t y

Jeanne Britt is a busy woman who decided with her doctor to take a medical and alternative wellness partnership approach to managing her healthcare. She realized that her family health history, along with lifestyle, made it necessary to seek out ways to stay healthy. “I would rather adopt lifestyle changes in an effort to ward off illness than go to the doctor for treatment after an illness has attacked. I also wanted to set an example for my family that encouraged them to look at their own lifestyles and form healthy habits early. Being proactive and not reactive can make all the difference in the world,” she said. We have identified four Geist area certified professionals who provide Alternative Wellness care in the fields of Yoga, Digestive/Natural Health, Foot Reflexology and Thermography.

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2


The Practice of Yoga

The classical techniques of Yoga date back more than 5,000 years. This practice of physical and mental exercise brings the body and mind together into one harmonious experience. The practice is built on three main structures: Exercise, breathing, and meditation. The exercises are designed to put pressure on the glandular systems of the body, thereby increasing its efficiency and total health. Breathing techniques are based on the concept that breath is the source of life in the body; breath control will improve the health and function of both body and mind. These two practices prepare the body and approach to a quiet mind that easy an mind for meditation, allows silence and healing from everyday stress. Regular daily practice of all three parts produces a clear, bright mind and a strong, capable body. Melissa Webb received her teaching certification in 2003 from the Himalayan Institute Teachers Association in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. She teaches Hatha Yoga to both

nutrition and the digestive system The digestive system is very extensive. Eating properly is key; our organs need proper nutrients to function properly. Too little healthy food and too much unhealthy food can interfere with normal processes of your digestive system. It is important to keep in mind that our organs need adequate nutrients. Without proper nutrients, the cells can die or fail to function properly. Your body also needs fiber and antioxidants – substances commonly found in fruits and vegetables – to neutralize free radicals that can harm your cells. When free radicals attack the cells and impair them, they lose their ability to produce functioning enzymes – specialized proteins needed in every facet of biological activity, including digestion and metabolic processes. It is important to digest enough fiber in your diet and consume plenty of fluid daily. Exercise can also help your digestion. Genie Goykhberg arrived in the United States from the former Soviet Union in 1990. She left her career in mechanical engineering to devote her time and efforts to educating others on how to live long and healthy lives as a

beginning and advanced students as well as classes in restorative Yoga, Yoga for kids, and partner Yoga. Asana, relaxation, breathing, and meditation are all part of her fun and instructional classes. “Movement is a simple way to improve the body, mind, and spirit. I believe Yoga has a very therapeutic side and so, in the years since my certification, I’ve completed a detailed study of Yoga as therapy. I’ve had the opportunity to work with people recovering from illness or injury. I’ve seen first hand the improvements that can be made with a few simple Yoga poses,” Melissa said, adding, “I personalize my classes as much as possible. I get to know my students’ bodies, injuries, and limitations. It is my goal to help everyone feel better as they walk out of class than they did when they arrived.” In Melissa’s class, the emphasis is on health. It’s not just a fitness routine, as Yoga draws you into your inner self. Once your body learns to relax, your mind relaxes as well. It is a balance that is so necessary to your overall health on all levels. For more information on Breath of Life Yoga please call 317.502.5630. Visit her website at www.breathlifeyoga.com or email her at Melissa@breathlifeyoga.com

Certified Digestive Health Specialist and Certified Natural Health Professional. Her mantra is: By improving digestion, our body forgives us many other sins. Genie’s extensive health and wellness services include: Nutrition, Health and Life Coach, Thai Message, Kundalini Reiki, Spinal Touch Treatment, Kinesiology (Muscle Response Test), and Tuning Forks (Sound and Vibration Acupressure) among many others. Her diverse wellness approach is unique and comprehensive to the body’s core systems that help her clients rebalance their busy lives. “One of the most important aspects in achieving a long, healthy, and happy life is to establish who is really in charge of his/her own body. Who is going to monitor the results, and who will daily give the signals that command attention within his/her body?” Genie said. “At Energy Within Us, we help clients hold themselves accountable for their own well being, understanding that each person is truly the driving force in their own bodies. I have developed a powerful and positive command protocol that delivers an outcome of control which helps the body react with improved physical, mental and emotional health,” she adds. Genie has a unique talent, creating a memorable healing experience. For more information on Energy Within Us, call Genie at 317.580.0088. Her office is located at 2935 E. 96th Street, Suite 204. september 2012 |

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

13


foot reflexology Foot Reflexolgoy it is beyond massage! Every organ in the body is reflected within specific areas of your feet. Nerve endings in the feet are inter-connected through the spinal cord and brain with all parts of your body. Each of us has more than 7,000 nerve endings in each foot. Reflexology is the application of pressure onto particular areas of the soles of the feet. A reflex action in another part of the body is stimulated by the manipulation of each specific area. It is important to know that Reflexology is different from ordinary massage, and the public should be aware of the separating factors involved. What are the benefits of Reflexology Therapy? It can relieve pain and stiffness. Working within the nerve system, foot reflexology can relieve problems with migraine headaches, stress, asthma, constipation, sinusitis, and leg neuropathy as well as other areas of the body under stress. It benefits improved circulation leading to the reduction of stress and disease, and the body’s function will be naturally turned into its homeostasis (the balancing of overall body system functions). Diane Meils is a Certified Reflexologist from Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis and is a nationally Board

Certified Reflexologist through the ARCB. As a professional Reflexologist, she is dedicated to a single purpose … helping to improve the health of individuals in a natural, noninvasive way. It is also noteworthy to share with you that Diane is a former professional ballet dancer with the Cincinnati Ballet and Charleston Ballet in South Carolina. She has BFA from the University of Cincinnati. This professional caregiver is engaging, with a warm energy that crosses over into her patientcare therapy. Diane advises anyone interested in Reflexology to make sure they find a certified Reflexologist, as they are certified to protect the public. The client also needs to know that the practitioner follows safe universal protocols. “In an EEG (electroencephalogram), theta waves are measured. Reflexology goes to a theta state, whereas massage is measured at a beta state. It is during the theta state where it is believed that healing really occurs,” Diane said. After learning more about the benefits of treatment through Reflexology, one quickly realizes how important our feet are in the connective path to wellness therapy. Reflexology is not age related, as it can be used to treat infants, teens, and adults with a variety of presenting symptoms,” says Diane. Reflexology is, indeed, a wonderful alternative wellness option that generates results in a relaxed and peaceful manner. For more information about Foot Reflexology, please call Diane at 317.385.2350 or visit her website at dianemeils.abmp.com.

Dreaming of a Beautiful, NEW Outdoor Space this Summer? Aquatic Management & Maintenance Landscape Design & Installation Retaining Walls & Paver Patios Mowing, Trimming & Edging Fire Pits & Fire Places Spring/Fall Clean-up Mulch & Stone Work Outdoor Lighting Flower Program Core Aeration

(317) 259-9222

info@allseasonsindy.com Locally Owned & Operated FREE ESTIMATES • Insured 14

carmel c o m m u n i t y

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2


thermography Thermography is used by doctors as an aid for diagnosis and prognosis as well as monitoring therapy progress for an array of conditions and injuries. Although it might seem new to us, Hippocrates, the Greek physician, wrote, “In whatever part of the body excess of heat or cold is felt, the disease is there to be discovered.” The history of Thermography is fascinating and now documented. In 1982, the FDA approved Thermography as an adjunctive tool in breast cancer screening. It is also used in back injuries, arthritis, headache, nerve damage, unexplained pain, Fibromyalgia, RSP (CRPS), dental and TMJ, artery inflammation, vascular disease, Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, disc disease, inflammatory pain, skin cancer, referred pain syndrome, sprain/strain, whiplash, and digestive disorders. The digital infrared thermal imaging is a brief, non-invasive, radiation-free, pain free, clinical imaging process. It is quick and easy on the patient. Thermography is cost effective (covered under some insurance plans) and can be done in various regions of the body. As the world of medicine continues to expand, the wonders of specialized imagery is moving toward what might be the difference in discovering a disease well before it has advanced to a life-threatening situation.

It seems very clear that shifting the focus away from “being ill” to “being well,” thereby adopting lifestyle changes that your body needs to be balanced in its core and at peace from stress, is playing a larger role in personal health care, opening up many avenues of Alternative Wellness exploration. Talk to your doctor and explore together option plans that combine the best of both worlds! J. Andy Murphy is a published author and works as a literary agent for regional writers. She serves as the Executive Director of the WriteStuff Writers Conferences and Events.

Fabulous Fulfillment

, LLC

providing ConCierge, perSonaL aSSiStant and •

event pLanning to indy’S fineSt

Mail pick up pet sitting and walking event planning Light house keeping drop off/pick up dry cleaning Light childcare services in your home Shopping- gifts, clothing, Banking grocery, etc... Misc errands, and much more! reservations-dinner, travel, theater, etc... Contact us today to discuss any clerical and/or business the life style management needs to include notary services we can provide – tailored services to fit your personal needs. House sitting •

Cherie Smith, partner 317.339.3987 www.fabulousfulfillment.com Solutions for Life’s Transitions

Abby Appelt went back to school to achieve her certification in Thermography (CNHP-CCT). She was a woman diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia Syndromes. She went from doctor to doctor, undergoing multiple examinations, tests, blood draws, and consultations. With no improved results, she decided she had to go beyond traditional methods and seek out alternative pathways. “Thermography saved my life and changed my life,” she said, recalling her personal journey to wellness. Today, she is the founder of Thermography of Indianapolis, works with many doctors, and receives referrals from other medical specialists who are also invested in providing alternative methods of early detection. Thermography adds an additional level of care that is vital in preventive measures. It is an important element to consider when looking at your own health and wellness program.

Standard...Vanilla...Cookie-cutter You’re none of those things, and neither is your family law case. At Harden Jackson, our attorneys focus on meeting your unique needs. We evaluate your specific circumstances and discuss all of your options to help you decide on the best legal strategy. Whether you’re dealing with a divorce, custody dispute, relocation matter or an adoption, we offer solutions for life’s transitions.

For more information about Thermography of Indianapolis, please call 317.370-5111 – Office is located at: 450 East 96th Street, Suite 500 (Between College and Meridian on 96th Street). september 2012 |

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

15


Celebrating 80 years of kitchens and baths.

How can we make your dream come true? downtown 625 N. Capitol 317-264-2240 north 9755 Hague Rd. 317-841-6444

showroom hours Mon-Fri 7:30-5; Sat 9-1 closed Sunday epshome.com From our family to yours...since 1932.

Expert advice, professional design services, people who really care. 16

carmel c o m m u n i t y

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2


The Center for the Performing Arts Goes Mobile with New App The Center for the Performing Arts launched a new app for mobile devices. The app makes it easier and faster to buy tickets, explore upcoming concerts and learn more about what’s happening at the Center. The app also makes it possible for users to take an in-depth look at the season’s artists through videos, photos and podcasts. Download the free app from the Mac App Store or from the Android Market (use search term “CFTPA”). View the app, using your mobile device, at www. TheCenterPresents.org.

September 11-23, 2012 www.northsidenightsindy.com

Guess where atCarmel.com’s Tom Britt has lunch/dinner during these 12 days and you might win a $30 gift card. Follow Tom Britt to play along!

P

r i v a t e

B

Facebook.com/TomBritt

a n k i n g

• Learn about upcoming shows • Buy tickets • Listen to music • Learn about special offers • Look up easy directions and find restaurants

Decisions MaDe LocaLLy. By soMeone you trust.

• Share with friends

At the National Bank of Indianapolis, local decision

• Access scannable eTickets

making is an important part of our reputation for

Does your Carmel business have an app? Email us to find out how to advertise on our Townies Super Local app, tom@atCarmel.com.

superior service. We’re proud to be the Indianapolis area’s largest locally owned national bank, and one of few places where your private banker has the authority to make prompt, personalized decisions

Composting Seminar on Sept. 11 Thanks to Carmel’s new trash and recycling program, weekly trash output diminished considerably as residents recycle paper, cardboard, plastics, glass and metals. It’s now time to take the next step. If everyone in the U.S. composted their kitchen scraps for one year, the organic waste diverted from landfills would be enough to cover San Francisco with a 3 foot compost pile and reduce methane emissions from landfills. Join us to learn about the benefits of composting and how to improve your garden and lawn. Adults and kids will have fun learning about worm composting. A free compost bin will be raffled. For more information, visit www.CarmelGreen.org.

that help you meet your goals. So when you call Regina Laux at 261-0244, you’re not just calling your banker. You’re calling the person you can trust to make the right decisions for your financial future.

Regina Laux Vice President, Private Banker

©2012 The National Bank of Indianapolis 1624-04 Regina Laux_4.72x7.37.indd 1 Client/Filename:

NBI

september 2012 |

www.nbofi.com

Member FDIC

carmel c o m m u n i t y

1624-04 Regina Laux_4.72x7.37

2/21/12 12:23 PM

newsletter

17


addbac member spotlight

integrity automotive Founded in 1994 by Bob and Linda Waeiss, Integrity Automotive serves Carmel, Indiana, and surrounding areas by offering complete domestic and import auto repair.
 Integrity Automotive’s mission statement is to “provide our customers with personal quality service, treating all people with fairness and integrity.” This familyowned business differentiates itself by offering a personal repair experience with a fully-trained technical staff. Integrity aims to provide incredible value to customers who rely on clear communication and smooth work flow to get their cars serviced efficiently and quickly, and to always look out for the best interest of the customer.

40 South Rangeline Road (317) 573-0107 www.integrityautomotive.net

o u r

s u p p o r t

A r t s

A n d

d e s i g n

m e m b e r

b u s i n e s s e s

Christian Science Reading Room

Bedazzling Boutique

Indiana Design Center

National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts

Carmel Clay Public Library

L’Evento

Mudbugs Cajun Café, LLC

Joe’s Butcher Shop

Carmel City Magazine

Amanda’s City-Chic Consignment/ District Exchange

541 Salon

Adara Day Spa

Wyant Photography

Flair Hair

Drs. Lauck & McLean

Computer Troubleshooters

Edward Jones- Kelly Hindman

Woody’s Library Restaurant

Kilpatrick Traditions

PNC

Simply Sweet Shoppe The Museum of Miniature Houses 28 Star Studio Savvy Décor Rangeline Chiropractic Platinum Realty

unique! carmel c o m m u n i t y

Integrity Automotive Old Town Associates Renaissance Fine Art

COME VISIT THE B u S I N E S S E S T H AT M A K E yOuR COMMuNITy

18

d i s t r i c t

Bazbeaux Pizza Artichoke Darren’s Ballroom Dance Studio Midwest School of Voice Shiraz

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2

Adding Back to the Community - Since 2008


Indiana Design Center The Indiana Design Center, located in the heart of downtown Carmel, is the epicenter for interior design resources in Carmel. Containing 80,000 square feet of showrooms and over 30 businesses, 11 retail showrooms inhabit the main floor of the Design Center and 4 to-thetrade showrooms on the second floor. The goal of IDC is to be a place where one can discover, learn, and connect with Indiana’s professional design industry. For those shoppers who are interested in coming to IDC for a design need but who are not currently working with a design professional, many first floor showrooms have professionals on staff who can assist with decisions and the website features a database of design portfolios for potential clients to review online.

Andrea Kleymeyer, Marketing Director at the Indiana Design Center

200 South Rangeline Road (317) 569-5975 www.indianadesigncenter.com

FLAIR HAIR DESIGN One of the newest members to ADDBAC, Flair Hair Design, opened in January of 2012. Owned by Dana Sangeorzan, Flair is a full-service salon offering everything from hair styling to nail care to grooming services. Six stylists and one nail technician serve clients in Flair, and appointments can be made either online or by phone.

230 North Rangeline Road (317) 846-4247 www.flairhairdesign.com

Photos by Stefanie Turk september 2012 |

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

19


Tone your body without spending hours in the gym. New contouring technology improves muscle tone without exercise.

INFRARED SAUNA

5 visits for just

MICROCURRENT FACIALS 2 for just

35

89

$

(Save $115)

Offers expire 9/30/2012. Not valid with any other coupon or offer.

@7eFitSpa /7eFitSpa

/7eFitSpa

(Save $201)

Offers expire 9/30/2012. Not valid with any other coupon or offer.

CaRmel

11635 Fox Road

2000 e 116th street

317-723-3707

317-569-0767

(Corner of Fox and Oaklandon Roads)

7eFitSpa.com

@7eFitSpa

$

Offers expire 9/30/2012. Not valid with any other coupon or offer.

Geist

2 for just

99

$

(Save $89)

TORC SESSIONS

safe and effective technology that strengthens muscles, burns fat, and smooths wrinkles.

• Some customers lose an average of 3” in their first :30 minute session • Exercises the entire length and core of the muscle which is more effective than exercise alone

(In the Winslow Wellness Center)

• Look younger with a microcurrent facial: Strengthens the facial muscles while reducing wrinkles

www.7eFitSpa.com

before

Catherine P. Winslow, MD, FACS Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon For a natural, refreshed look and a woman’s touch Expert rhinoplasty, facial cosmetic and recontructive surgery Former Chief Facial Plastic Surg, Walter Reed Army Med Ctr

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

HALLOWEEN Open House-

Wednesday, Oct 24th 4-8pm

Is your face scary without a mask? OK, maybe not, but well-done facial cosmetic surgery CAN turn the clock back on your face, improve features and facial balance, and restore self-esteem. Results may vary for the undead; the above photos are not typical for brain-eating zombies. With over a decade of experience, Dr. Catherine Winslow is one of the most experienced facial plastic and rhinoplasty surgeons in the country, and would be happy to consult with photo morphing to show you what changes are possible. Go to www.IndyFace.com for actual before/after photos.

www.IndyFace.com 317.814.1104 20

carmel c o m m u n i t y

after

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2


Classified Ads from TownePost.com Cleaning Services: We are experienced home/ office cleaners. We are very dependable. Weekends and nights only. Great prices. Excellent references. Please call 292-4507. Beautiful 2 bd/2 ba Condo for Lease on Water in St. Petersburg, FL: Beautiful 2bd/2ba condo for lease on the water in St. Petersburg, FL! This is a furnished condo but would consider unfurnished for the right tenant(s). We are looking for a 1-year lease but would possibly consider 6-months. This is a wonderful 55+ community that has been an award winner in the Tampa area. There are too many amenities to mention here but would be happy to email photos and answer any questions. $1150 per month for one year lease. Serious inquiries only please. Color Consulting: Color Consulting - Compatible colors to make you happy. Professional assistance. Reasonable Rates. Becky Baker (317) 867-0485 Handyman: Need help with home improvements? Services include, but not limited to: deck repair and pressure washing; hardwood, tile and laminate flooring installation; interior painting; light electrical

and plumbing. Professional, efficient, reasonable. Call John, 874-8563. www. picassosprotege.com Pet Sitters/Dog Walkers: Pet Sitters/Dog Walkers (full-time): Geist residents (husband & wife) provide your pets quality and loving care while keeping them in the comfort of their own home. Insured & bonded. Client reviews on website and Angie’s List. Call Cathy Clark 260-1082 or email c.clark353@gmail. com. Please visit our website: comfortsofhomepetsittingllc. com. Boat Propeller Repair & Sales: Lower Unit Welding Repair, located on the north side of Indianapolis, 24/7 drop-off boxes, Indy Prop Shop (formerly Mark’s Props, 1401 Maxine Road), call (317) 4134731 or visit indypropshop.com. Guitar/Music Lessons: Local professional with 40 years of teaching and performing experience has openings for students of all ages. I have taught 100’s of people how to play and made sure they all have fun while they learn. Currently my students range in age from 8 to 54. You’ll get a thorough musical education while playing the songs you’re interested in. Whatever style, be it Rock, Blues, Jazz or Country, I can

show you the techniques and tricks to accomplish your goals. Lessons are $20 per 1/2 hour. For more information contact Larry Baker at (317) 523-3120. Entry Door Restoration Natural wood doors restored to their original beauty. Strip if needed, restain and finish. Bob Baker (317) 625-1087 House Cleaning Service: Dependable, customized, and thorough cleaning, 25 years experience in the Indianapolis area and have references. House and pet sitting available for clients, insured. Call for an estimate (317) 509-5456.

This 1939 Chris Craft Wood Hull Boat was Restored by Brad Lake, a well known local restorer. The 15 1/2 Ft vessel is a Restored Runabout Model 923 with Hull # 52147 and Engine: BA-4256 which is a 60 HP Rebuilt Original Engine. This Vessel is water ready. The Trail Master trailer is custom built with a Chrome Diamond Deck walk way all around the boat. Price $29,999.00 Contact: John C:765-438-2391

september 2012 |

K & K Organizing and Decorating: We have over 30 years combined experience in making homes beautiful! Services include but are not limited to: Staging homes for sale, organizing spaces or items in your home, and decorating or redecorating your room using your items or new. Specialty areas include: custom window covering, upholstered headboards, painting, and framing of artwork. No job is too small. Call Kaylee Zapf (317) 371-8924 or Karissa Rumsey (317) 572-7210 or email us at kandkorganddec@ aol.com. Let us help you make your home beautiful for just $20 per hour. Carmel Newsletter Sales Person If you are wellnetworked in Carmel, live in Carmel, and love people, we have a job for you. Part-time sales position with unlimited opportunities. Contact Tom Britt at tom@atCarmel.com or 317823-5060. Post your ads here for only $25 per month! Go to TownePost. com and post to the online classifieds for free, appear in print for just $25! You can also call 823-5060 to give your ad over the phone.

carmel c o m m u n i t y

newsletter

21


Advertisers Directory 7e Fit Spa.........................................................................20 All Seasons Landscape....................................................14 Brookdale Living.............................................................11 Diamond Capital Management..........................................5 Economy Plumbing..........................................................16 Edge Guys, The................................................................24 Fabulous Fulfillment........................................................15 Garrison Law Firm...........................................................10 Harden Jackson LLC........................................................15 Hemophilia of Indiana.....................................................10 Hupp Jewelers....................................................................8 Krystal Kleen Housekeeping...........................................22 MacKenzie River Pizza Company...................................10 National Bank of Indianapolis.....................................2, 17 NaturaLawn of America...................................................21 Shane’s Landscaping........................................................23 STAR Financial..................................................................3 Thermography of Indianapolis...........................................8 Titus Dentistry..................................................................16 Winslow Facial Plastic Surgery.......................................20

22

carmel c o m m u n i t y

Ad deadline for the August issue: Friday, September 21, 2012

n e w s l e t t e r | s e p t e m b e r 2 0 1 2

To place a display advertisement in this publication, call 823-5060 or email tom@atcarmel.com.

Customized Weekly, Bi-weekly, or Monthly Cleaning Holiday Parties • Move in/Move out Residential/Commerical Gift Certificates Available Bonded/Insured • Locally owned/operated

Housekeeping Call for a free quote

317-250-4566 krystalkleenindy.com Stephanie@krystalkleenindy.com

Save $30 first time customers only. expires 4/30/2012 Expires 10/30/12


save your tr e e s

from the ith our drought w bags! g in er wat

Scan to sign up for our email newsletter and receive a special gift!

Put your landscaPe in our hands. www.shaneslandscape.com Existing Landscape Makeovers | Mulch Installation Landscape Cleanup & Maintenance Drainage Repair | Tree Service | Planting & Pruning Landscape Design Services Monthly weeding & Pruning Plan

$150

oFF

$90

any new landscaPe installation

Call 317.485.6514 for details.

Coupon must be presented at completion. Minimum purchase $1,500.00

as low as

Per Month

Call today for a free on-site quote!

317.485.6514


atCarmel.com P.O. Box 36097 Indianapolis, IN 46236-0097

ECRWSS POSTAL CUSTOMER

PRSRT STD US POSTAGE

PAID

Indianapolis, IN Permit No. 100

Comfort You Can TRUST. Preferred Dealer of Artic Spas & Primo Grills

Jim & Brenda Williams

Allison & Tom Melangton

VISIT OUR SHOWROOM!

290 Gradle Drive, Carmel IN 46032 (south of The Palladium on the Monon Trail)

www.edgeguys.com

Edge Guys Fall Special! Clip this coupon!

Pre-season Furnace TUNE UP! Expires 11/15/2012

Not vaild with any other offer.

CALL “THE GUYS” 24/7 for all of your HVAC needs!

Carmel Community Newsletter  

Featuring the Carmel International Festival

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you