95.5 WFMS Friends and Neighbors

The 95.5 WFMS “Friends & Neighbors” program allows non-profits, community organizations, public schools, and charitable organizations to receive on-line and on air exposure and promotion for their events, fundraisers and awareness campaign. Our goal is to help those that are making Indianapolis area communities a better place to live, work and enjoy

  • 95.5 WFMS is currently searching for local events and charities to be featured on our 95.5 WFMS Friends & Neighbors on-air show. Are you in charge of a fundraiser or event in one of our many local communities? Let us know below and someone will be in contact with you to discuss your event.

April 13th-June 1, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana Partners with Indianapolis Indians to Recruit 150 Men in 50 Days

    For the fourth year in a row, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI) is partnering with the Indianapolis Indians in an effort to recruit 150 adult male volunteers in 50 days and raise awareness of the importance of mentoring. The campaign begins April 13 and ends on June 1, 2019. This yearly campaign was launched by BBBSCI in 2014 to meet the overwhelming need for male mentors. Previously named the “100 Men in 50 Days” recruitment campaign, this year BBBSCI and the Indians are increasing the campaign goal to meet the increasing need for more male mentors as BBBSCI’S 1-to-1 mentoring program continues to grow and serve more youth. The Indianapolis Indians are serving as the Presenting Partner for the campaign and will offer Knot Hole Club memberships to Bigs and Littles matched as a result of the campaign, as well as make special appearances at BBBSCI events during the campaign.

Seventy percent of the children waiting to be matched with Bigs are boys. The average wait time for boys waiting to be matched is about one year due to the lack of male volunteers. The campaign is aimed at involving individuals and organizations of all kinds to engage with BBBSCI and the Indians. Through various community events, social events, and awareness opportunities, the BBBSCI staff, current volunteers, Board of Directors, and campaign ambassadors are pounding the pavement to engage men as Big Brothers, Big Couples, and Big Friend pairs.

“The Indianapolis Indians are fully invested in making our community the strongest it can be, and we know that our community is at its best when we are fully invested in the potential of our youth,” Darcey Palmer-Shultz, BBBSCI Chief Executive Officer said. “We’re thankful to partner with the Indianapolis Indians for the fourth year in a row to recruit more men to serve as mentors. We have so many kids who have asked for someone to encourage and guide them, and we want to make sure they get that opportunity.”

Contact: 

Bridget Feeney –  Cell: 317.690.4963  Email: bfeeney@bbbsci.org

Friday, April 19th, 2019

St. Jude Good Friday Fish Fry

St. Jude Cafeteria (5353 McFarland Road)

Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm

Boy Scout Troop 51 is hosting the annual Good Friday Fish Fry. Dinners include: a fish filet plate or sandwich, choice of sides (macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, green beans or applesauce), a drink and dessert. Cheese pizza and grilled cheese sandwiches will be available as well as a la carte. 

Please join us for a delicious meal and some wonderful fellowship with friends and family!

Cost: $9.00 for two piece meal, $7.00 for one piece meal

 

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted with Dr. Gary Chapman

White River Christian Church (1685 N. 10th St, Noblesville)

Time: 9am – 3:30pm

A daylong video conference dedicated to laughter and love to help you build the loving relationship of your dreams!

Topics Include:

  • Communication 101
  • Understanding and expressing love
  • Initiating positive change 
  • Making sex a mutual joy
  • How to share the things that bug you

Price: $36.00 per couple

Register: wrcc.org/marriage

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Monday, July 8th, 2019

Girls Rock! Indianapolis: Summer Camp 2019

535 W Michigan Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

Event Start Time: 8:00am

Girls Rock Indy Camp is a day camp for girls (including trans and non-binary youth) ages 9-16. Campers come for a week-long crash course in instrument instruction, songwriting, and music collaboration. Additionally, our workshops and lessons focus on confidence building, empowerment, and leadership skills through the lens of music education. Camp culminates with a Saturday showcase in which campers will perform their original song with their band on-stage before a live audience. Campers do not need to have any prior music experience, and instruments will be provided. 

Applications for camp open on Monday, February 4th and close on Monday, March 18th.

Camp runs for two weeks: Session one starts July 8th and ends July 13th. Session two starts July 15th and ends July 20th.

To apply:

Please visit our web page: https://www.girlsrockindy.org/apply-to-camp

 

For any questions and more information, contact:

Michelle Marti (212) 243.6409

Email: Info@girlsrockindy.org 

Friday, August 9th-11th, 2019

Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally!

699 East 3rd St. Marion, Indiana 46952

Event Start Time: 12:00pm – 3:00am

Hog Daze is a celebration of motorcycles and their history in Marion/Grant County, Home of the Hog!  Live original music, field events, bike shows, pin-up girl contest and much more. Gates open noon Friday. The fun starts at 5pm Friday and runs throughout the entire  weekend. Proceeds benefit First Light Child Advocacy and Help the Hopeful. These amazing organizations help children and families that are in need.

Entry:
$10 Weekend Entry Fee.  

Camping Spaces Available:                                                                               Primitive included in entry fee, campers and rv’s $25.

This event cannot be held each year without the wonderful support of sponsors and volunteers. If you are interested in sponsoring, volunteering or setting up as a merchandise vendor, please go to www.hogdaze.com and click on the “contact us” tab.

For more information, please visit our website:

http://www.hogdaze.com

Saturday,September 7th, 2019

Charlottesville Fire Dept. Fish Fry

Charlottesville Fire Department
10450 E US 40
Charlottesville, IN 46117 

Event Start Time: 10am – 7pm

 

Join the Charlottesville Fire Department for their annual fish fry! Come on out and enjoy the best fish fry around! All proceeds go directly to the Fire Dept. to purchase equipment!