First Merchants and IU Health Present Checks to Hendricks County Schools

January 14, 2014

Plainfield check presentation

INDIANAPOLIS - Proceeds from the second annual Dragstrip Dash, presented by First Merchants and IU Health West Hospital, have been awarded to local Hendricks County school systems.

The 2013 fundraising event was held at Lucas Oil Raceway on Saturday, October 26. At the Dash, participants were able to run on all three courses at Lucas Oil Raceway, including the famous dragstrip, road course and oval. This year, a 10k event and kids Mini Dash were added to the evening's events. 

For more information about the Dragstrip Dash, visit www.dragstripdash.com.

 

Avon check presentation

Photos (from top):

Gay Younce and Nancy Haskell, both members of the Plainfield Legacy Foundation, accept a check for $1,200 from First Merchants Bank and IU Health West Hospital’s annual event, the Dragstrip Dash. Pictured are (from left): Cathy Stoll, IU Health West Hospital; John Skelton, First Merchants Bank; Gay Younce and Nancy Haskell, Plainfield Legacy Foundation; Mary Keevers, First Merchants Bank; Craig Emsweller, Lucas Oil Raceway. 

Brownsburg check presentation

Pam DeWeese, a member of the Avon Education Foundation accepts a check for $1,200 from First Merchants Bank and IU Health West Hospital’s annual event, the Dragstrip Dash. Pictured are (from left): Cathy Stoll, IU Health West Hospital; John Skelton, First Merchants Bank; Pam DeWeese, Avon Education Foundation; Mary Keevers, First Merchants Bank; Craig Emsweller, Lucas Oil Raceway. 

Angela Falcone and Rene Behrend, members of the Brownsburg Education Foundation, accept a check for $1,200 from First Merchants Bank and IU Health West Hospital’s annual event, the Dragstrip Dash. Pictured are (from left): Cathy Stoll, IU Health West Hospital; John Skelton, First Merchants Bank; Angela Falcone and Rene Behrend, Brownsburg Education Foundation; Mary Keevers, First Merchants Bank; Craig Emsweller, Lucas Oil Raceway.