500 Festival Event Lands Presenting Sponsor

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The 500 Festival says Indianapolis-based Midwestern Engineers Inc. will be the presenting sponsor of its Breakfast at the Brickyard event. The company specializes in the planning, design and inspection of water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

December 16, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization committed to enriching the quality of life for Indiana residents and visitors, today announces that Midwestern Engineers, Inc. will serve as the presenting sponsor of its Breakfast at the Brickyard event. Established in 1959, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. provides engineering and consulting services to local government, public utilities, and the private sector. With offices in Loogootee and Indianapolis, the firm specializes in the planning, design, and inspection of drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, building, and other infrastructure projects across the State of Indiana.

"We've been a longtime supporter of the Breakfast at the Brickyard and we're proud to expand our involvement. Our team works with Indiana’s best civic and governmental leaders on a daily basis, we’re excited to help salute the state's mayors at this event," said Richard Burch, CEO of Midwestern Engineers, Inc. "The 500 Festival’s events and programs enrich the lives of so many of Indiana’s cities and towns, expanding our partnership was a natural fit."

The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc., honors Indiana’s mayors and attracts race fans and civic leaders from all corners of the state. Held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, attendees will enjoy a hearty breakfast and hear from a racing legend. IMS and 500 Festival executives will also provide remarks before the coronation of the 500 Festival Queen. Ticket holders will also have the opportunity to drive their car around the famed oval track and tour the garages before enjoying the afternoon qualifying session for the 2015 Indianapolis 500.

"We're incredibly proud to have the support of Midwestern Engineers, Inc., an organization that shares our commitment to enhancing Indiana’s communities and the lives of Hoosiers," said Bob Bryant, president and CEO of the 500 Festival. "The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. is a prized event. We’re excited to work together to celebrate the month of May across Indiana."

The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 8:30 am and it is open to the public. Tickets to the event will go on sale in 2015. Individual tickets will be available for $60 and corporate and community tables will be available for $750. For more information about the event, please visit http://www.500festival.com/other-events/breakfast or call (317) 614-6400.

The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. is sponsored by Ice Miller LLP, Crowe Horwath LLP, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and WIBC.

About the 500 Festival

Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $350 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit www.500festival.com, follow us on Twitter @500festival, or on Facebook.

Source: 500 Festival