Event Targets Potential New Board Members

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More than 100 nonprofits hope to connect with potential board members during a Lacy Leadership Association event this afternoon in Indianapolis. Get on Board organizers say the event has led to more than 2,200 new board members since it began 10 years ago. In a Studio(i) interview, Lacy Chief Executive Officer Linda Kirby says the program also includes board training sessions. The 11th annual Get on Board event takes place today from 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

Kirby says more than 500 people have pre-registered for the event.

This year's exhibitors include:

1.Adoptions of Indiana

2.Aftercare for Indiana through Mentoring, Inc. (AIM)

3.Afterschool Coalition of Indianapolis

4.The ALS Association Indiana Chapter

5.American Cancer Society

6.Animalia, Inc.

7.Answers for Autism

8.Art with a Heart

9.Arthritis Foundation

10.Arts for Learning

11.Autism Society of Indiana

12.AYS, Inc.

13.Back on My Feet Indianapolis

14.Beacon of Hope Center for Women, Inc.

15.Best Buddies

16.Camptown, Inc.

17.Catholic Charities Indianapolis

18.The Center for the Performing Arts

19.Center for Victim and Human Rights

20.Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP)

21.The Cheer Guild

22.CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions

23.Cities of Refuge Ministries Inc

24.Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Indiana Chapter

25.The Damien Center, Inc.

26.Dayspring Center

27.Domestic Violence Network

28.Drug Free Marion County

29.Dyslexia Institute of Indiana

30.Easter Seals Crossroads

31.Ensemble Music Society of Indianapolis

32.F.I.D.O., Inc. aka Friends of Indianapolis Dogs Outside

33.FACE Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

34.Fair Haven Foundation, Inc.

35.Families First

36.Fathers and Families Center

37.Fay Biccard Glick at Crooked Creek Neighborhood Center

38.Federated Campaign Stewards

39.Fine Arts Society Classical Music Broadcasting

40.First Book-Greater Indianapolis

41.Fletcher Place Community Center

42.Freewheelin' Community Bikes

43.Girls on the Run of Hamilton County

44.Girls Rock! Indianapolis

45.Happy Hollow Children's Camp

46.Hear Indiana

47.Hearts & Hands of Indiana

48.Hope & Help Centers, U.S.A.

49.Horizons at St. Richard's

50.Human Energy Initiatives, Inc.

51.Humane Society of Indianapolis

52.HVAF of Indiana, Inc.

53.Iibada Dancers Inc.

54.Indiana Addictions Issues Coalition

55.Indiana Center for Children and Families

56.Indiana Jewish Historical Society

57.Indiana Perinatal Network

58.Indiana Youth Institute Young Professionals Board

59.Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

60.Indianapolis International Film Festival

61.Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art

62.Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center (INRC)

63.Indianapolis Parks Foundation

64.Indy Reads

65.INDYCOG

66.Jameson Camp

67.John H. Boner Community Center

68.Joy's House Adult Day Center

69.Junior Achievement of Central Indiana

70.Kaleidoscope Youth Center

71.Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

72.Legacy House

73.Marion County Agricultural & 4-H Fair Inc.

74.Marion County Commission on Youth Inc. (MCCOY)

75.Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center

76.Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana

77.Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis, Inc.

78.Miracle Place

79.Motus Dance

80.Muscular Dystrophy Family Fund (MDFF)

81.My Sister's Place

82.Nationalities Council of Indiana, Inc.

83.Noble of Indiana

84.Options Charter Schools

85.Partners in Housing Development Corp.

86.Paws and Think, Inc.

87.People for Urban Progress

88.Pro(ACT) Community Partnerships, Inc.

89.Project Home Indy

90.Purchased

91.Reach For Youth, Inc.

92.The Rivoli Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.

93.School on Wheels

94.SEND (Southeast Neighborhood Development)

95.The Social of Greenwood

96.Social Health Association of Indiana, Inc.

97.Southeast Community Services, Inc.

98.Starfish Initiative

99.Stopover, Inc.

100.Teachers' Treasures

101.Theatre on the Square, Inc.

102.Timmy Global Health

103.Trinity Free Clinic, Inc.

104.Trusted Mentors Inc

105.Volunteer Gift Shop, Inc. at Wishard Health Service

106.Volunteers of America of Indiana, Inc.

107.WaterStep

108.Westminster Neighborhood Ministries

109.Women for Change Coaching Community

110.YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Source: Lacy Leadership Association