University Club presents Gene Coyle discussing Six Reasons Why People Are Willing to Become Spies March 08 2022 at 11:30 am
Gene Coyle served in the Central Intelligence Agency for 30 years with postings in the former Soviet Union and elsewhere. In addition to English, he speaks Russian, Portuguese, Greek and German. For two years, he was a CIA Officer-in-residence at IU and then continued to teach for a further decade in the College of Arts and Sciences, the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the Hutton Honors College and finally as a professor of practice in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. He continues to provide his expertise about current international espionage events to media in the United States and abroad. His awards include the CIA Intelligence Medal of Merit. He has published eight spy novels and each summer since 2017 has traveled as a lecturer on one of the IU Alumni Association European river cruises.
Born and raised in Indianapolis, Gene attended IU on a full athletic scholarship in gymnastics and was named All-Big Ten his senior year. He majored in American history and political science and earned a master’s degree in East European history. His wife, Jan, whom he met at IU and married in Beck Chapel, also served in the CIA.
University Club welcomes Adria Nassim presenting her experiences with service dogs in A New Leash on Life March 21 2022 at 11:30 am
Adria Nassim will discuss her experience with a service dog as well as what service dogs may be trained to do to assist clients on the autism spectrum.
Adria’s former service dog, Lucy, is now retired. She is currently working with her new service dog Thomas, also known as "Mr. T," who she was matched with through the Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN) based in Zionsville, IN. Thomas is trained to assist with diagnosis of autism and cerebral palsy. He will demonstrate some of his cues as well. Adria asks members to not pet or otherwise interact with the dog. Thank you!
Adria Nassim is originally from Floyd County, IN. She came to Bloomington in 2008 to attend the College Internship Program's Bloomington campus. CIP Bloomington is a private, independent living, social skills, academic, vocational development and mental health support program for young adults with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. She graduated from the program in 2013 and now lives in Bloomington. She writes a column in The Herald-Times focusing on autism and disability. She also works part-time for IU'S Indiana Institute on Disability and Community. Adria serves on the board for the Monroe County Autism Foundation and enjoys swimming, reading, and politics.
Comcast Business Mobile Launches to Small Businesses Nationwide: New mobile service on the most reliable wireless network with nationwide 5G included and access to more than 20 million Xfinity hotspots
Comcast Business has launched its new wireless mobile service for small businesses, Comcast Business Mobile, nationally across its footprint. Comcast Business Mobile is designed to help small businesses be ready for today and whatever comes next with flexible data options, nationwide 5G coverage, and savings. Comcast Business Mobile benefits from the success and expertise established by top-rated mobile service, Xfinity Mobile. Comcast Business Mobile is available exclusively to Comcast Business Internet customers in all of Comcast Business’ service areas. “Staying connected – whether in the office or on-the-go – is critical for small businesses. Comcast Business Mobile provides small business owners and their employees access to the most reliable network with nationwide 5G included at no extra cost as well as access to more than 20 million secure Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots,” said Bill Stemper, President, Comcast Business.
COMCAST RISE ANNOUNCES MAJOR EXPANSION TO ALL WOMEN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES NATIONWIDE STARTING IN 2022
In its first year alone, Comcast RISE has provided over $60 million in grants, marketing, and technology services to support more than 6,700 small businesses owned by people of color. With the expansion to all women-owned small businesses, the program is on track to support 13,000 business by the end of 2022.
Comcast Corporation announced a major expansion of Comcast RISE to all women-owned businesses nationwide, furthering its efforts to advance digital equity and help provide underrepresented small business owners with access to the digital tools and funding they need to thrive.
In its first year alone, Comcast RISE has provided more than $60 million in grants, marketing, and technology services to more than 6,700 small businesses owned by people of color - including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian Americans. Of the 6,700 Comcast RISE recipients to date, nearly 70% have been businesses owned by women of color, spurring Comcast to take a deeper look into the unique challenges faced by women entrepreneurs.
What: Indiana Sons of The American Legion State Golf Tournament
When: Saturday, June 4, 2022
Where: Cascades Golf Course Bloomington, IN
Contact: Mike Pipher, S.A.L. Squadron 18 Commander (812) 360-3702 email@example.com
The Detachment of Indiana Sons of The American Legion will play its 2022 Glenn Nagel Memorial State Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 4 at Bloomington’s Cascades Golf Course. The tournament is open to all current members of The American Legion Family with at least one member of each foursome required to be a member of the Sons of The American Legion. A total of 200 golfers will be visiting Bloomington that the weekend to play in the day-long tournament, which will be made up two sessions with shotgun starts at 8:00 am and 1:30 pm. In addition to fun and food out on the course all day, this year’s tournament will feature one hole with a possible $10,000 hole-in-one prize. Even more fun, food, and friends will be available on Friday and Saturday at Burton Woolery American Legion Post 18 located at 1800 West Third Street in Bloomington.
South Central Indiana SBDC invites you to learn how to grow your business online. Join us for a Drive Traffic to your Website with SEO workshop.
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Establish yourself as a globally recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CPSM) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM). Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington will be offering the SHRM Certification Prep class March 7-May 23 from 6:00-9:00 PM, in person or virtually.
Advance your career and demonstrate you are the most qualified and valuable HR professional you can be when you become SHRM-certified. To REGISTER visit: ivytech.edu/bloomington/ccec. For questions, call (812) 330-6042 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the past 30 years, St. John Associates has celebrated Valentine’s Day by giving to impactful organizations in the greater Bloomington community. Each year, employees present their nominees to their colleagues, highlighting their non-profit’s purpose and their personal connection to the charity. This Valentine’s Day, a broad range of organizations were represented including those focused on food security, emergency housing, children, animals, environmental conservation, and more.
Over its 30-year history, St. John Associates has donated nearly $2 million to over 90 organizations.
“Not only do we get to support the wonderful work of our local non-profits, but we get to engage our employees in the process,” said President and CEO, Alex St. John. “We are proud to continue this beloved company tradition that began with our founding in 1991.”
The list of non-profits benefitting this year from their annual day of giving include:
Monroe County Public Library
Best Buddies Indiana
WFIU Public Radio
Hoosier Hills Food Bank
Middle Way House and The RISE!
My Sister’s Closet
Sycamore Land Trust
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington
Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County
WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology
New Hope for Families
Flywheel Fund, a member-managed capital fund run by The Mill, today announced a $50,000 investment in The Bee Corp, as part of a $1 million round led by IU Ventures. The Bee Corp’s agritech solution Verifli uses infrared (IR) imagery to measure the strength and pollination value of a honeybee colony without opening the hive.
Ellie Symes and Wyatt Wells launched the Bee Corp in 2016, while they were still students at Indiana University, where they founded the Beekeeping Club. A benefit corporation, the Bee Corp has gone on to raise over $3 million in funding. In January 2022, Symes and Wells were names to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for enterprise technology.
Pat East, Executive Director of The Mill, said, “The Bee Corp has always been a winning team. I’m personally a three-time investor and proud the Flywheel Fund has the opportunity to support their innovative hive health technology. Ellie Symes is one of Indiana’s best young CEOs — resourceful, pragmatic and well-connected. Her drive to overcome obstacles that would defeat others will continue to serve The Bee Corp well as they scale their tech to break into new markets.”
The Power of Social Media for Business is a free virtual workshop for small business owners. We will peel back the onion to give you an analysis of what the essential elements are necessary to produce social media that works to improve your presence and drives business to your bottom line. Pam Perry, publicist and social media strategist, will present the latest tips on building an online platform that distinguishes you in the right marketplace as a business owner. You will learn techniques that you can use right away and get immediate results.
Dr. Pam Perry is an award winning communications professional with a 30+ year career expertise in marketing, public relations, and branding.
Join us on Tuesday, February 22nd 8:30-9:30am EST. Register at https://bit.ly/comcastsocialmedia
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