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Sun King Brewery hosts 2nd festival

Indianapolis’ Sun King Brewery, owned by Omar Robinson ‘60 and Clay Robinson ’97, will host the second CANvitational canned craft brew festival on September 20.  Proceeds will benefit the Arts Council of Indianapolis.

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The event is a few weeks away, but a special ticket discount is available online until August 31.  Click here to read more about the festival and click here for ticket sales.

 

 

Logo courtesy of
CANvitational web page.

Blastic ’82 – where is he now?

Rich Blastic ’82 was recently featured in the nwi.com “Where Are They Now?” online column.

Rich, who lettered four years each in Wabash Football and Baseball, is plant manager at plastics manufacturer Huhtamaki, Inc. in Hammond, Indiana.  Click here to catch up with Rich and see him proudly display a framed schedule of “The Streak” – Wabash’s 24 consecutive winning football games from September 1979 through October 1981!

Ebert ’72 named to power attorney list

kim ebertKim F. Ebert ’72 was recently named to Human Resource Executive magazine’s 2014 list of the “Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys.” This is the second consecutive year that Kim has been selected for inclusion on the Most Powerful list.

Kim is the managing shareholder of law firm Ogletree Deakins, Indianapolis, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management.

After Wabash, Kim earned his JD at Indiana University School of Law.   Congratulations, Kim!

Brown ’97 one of FastCase50

Evan Brown infolawgroup photoEvan Brown ’97 was named one of fastcase50’s top 50 lawyers for 2014, highlighting entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers in legal services (he’s top row, first on right on the fastcase50 web site).

Evan is Senior Counsel at InfoLawGroup in Chicago where he focuses on social media and technology services; has a blog at internetcases; and is co-host of the netcast This Week in Law.   After Wabash, he earned his JD from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Congratulations, Evan!

 

Photo courtesy of
InfoLawGroup.

Bird ’00 and 270 – Ready for Hillary

Jeremy Bird 2014Jeremy Bird ’00 is founding partner of 270 Strategies, a next-generation consulting firm that is redefining how companies and organizations build winning campaigns.  Jeremy served most recently as the National Field Director for the 2012 re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.  270 Strategies will lead the “Ready for Hillary” national organizing strategy and build the group’s field operation.

After Wabash, Jeremy earned a Masters of Theological Studies at Harvard University in 2002.  Click here to read the news release and to a link to read more about Jeremy and his passion for grassroots politics.

 

 

Photo courtesy of
270 Strategies.

 

Noll ’87 First VP at Old National

kevin knollKevin T. Noll ’87 is now First Vice President at Old National Investments in Fort Wayne, IN.  After Wabash, Kevin earned an MBA at Indiana University, and has an AIF® Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies and is a C(k)P® Certified 401(k) Professional in good standing with The Retirement Advisory University,  He is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Fort Wayne program.

Congratulations, Kevin!

Ellis ’04 elected judge

Jason E. Ellis ’04 was elected Judge, County Court of Law in the Smith County, Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election in May.

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After Wabash, Jason earned his JD from Southern Methodist University School of Law.  He was a Smith County District Attorney, and then opened his own law office in Tyler, Texas.

Congratulations, Jason!

 

Photo courtesy of
Jason Ellis for Judge Facebook page.