Indianapolis Zoo Zoobilation presented by Indianapolis Power & Light Company. It’s so much more than an event! Continue reading
Things have been in quiet in my neck of the woods lately. Okay, okay, maybe quiet isn’t the right word, but as I’ve been transitioning into my new office and role, things have appeared quiet on the blog front. But today I was inspired, and it’s my hope, this post will leave you inspired, too! Continue reading
Work hard, shop harder! Any one who knows me, I mean truly knows me, knows I value my wardrobe. As the season change, I so look forward to cozy sweaters, essential layering pieces, a variety of scarves and show-stopping shoes. Luckily for you, one of my favorite boutiques in Fishers is relocating and having a grand re-opening this Tuesday, November 8th! Lily & Sparrow Boutique has the perfect blend of home decor, accessories and clothing that will always ensure you standing out in a crowd. Keep scrolling for an exclusive sneak peak of their new location! Continue reading
Accelerating the speed of innovation & connectivity. #mindblown
This week our community celebrated one of the biggest stories to hit in 2015, the addition of the first Indianapolis-are IKEA store, in Fishers! And for an PR professional, it was a pinch yourself kind of moment! I mean, outside of the fact that Fishers has been home for me since I was in diapers, and is my workplace, it’s IKEA, and their ground breaking (as you’d imagine) did not disappoint.
Last November I was able to attend the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) International Conference in Atlanta. Stay tuned because there will be more to come on the 2016 International Conference (in Indy, you can register here!), and because I’m a networking queen I spent at least two hours at the networking fair. While there, I connected with a variety of organizations, many of which were in the industry of employee engagement. When I returned to Indy, I shared many of the lingering ideas with my boss, and while I was able to implement a great deal of what I learned, there was never a great opportunity to tackle employee engagement. Until now. Continue reading
If you were alive during September 11, 2001, you’ll never forget where you were or what you were doing. For me, it was eighth grade homeroom class. We’d just finished ISTEP testing and the principal came over the PA system. Initially, I remember the tone of his voice being grim and thought he might say sometime to the tune of, “I’m sorry to announce this… but you’re done with ISTEP testing!” Yet as he continued speaking it was clear he had serious news. My mind wondered and I remember hoping that none of our faculty had passed away, and that’s when he broke the news that two planes had flown into the World Trade Center while we were taking our tests. Our school would go on lockdown and resources would be available for students/staff as needed. Continue reading
I love local. I’m not sure if it’s because I work on the corporate side with the businesses in our community, or if it’s that I really admire small business owners. So it should come as now surprise that rain or shine, each Saturday morning while it’s running I’m at the #FishersFarmersMarket! With live entertainment, roughly 50 vendors and places to enjoy a picnic lunch, it’s a great way for me to knock out my grocery shopping without hearing Science Kid Caiden complain it’s taking too long! Continue reading