9 11, 2018

A Poem for Veterans Day: What If There Were No Veterans?

By |2019-05-13T14:57:42-04:00November 9th, 2018|Giving Back|

As Veterans Day approaches our thoughts go to those who have served, are serving, and those who have given the greatest sacrifice for our freedom. One day a year isn’t enough to repay you for your service. You deserve recognition 365 days a year. Your contributions to the security of our great nation are priceless. [...]

8 08, 2018

4 Steps to Donating Your Birthday

By |2019-01-31T14:04:48-04:00August 8th, 2018|Giving Back|

Last year I wrote about my Teammate Kyle’s participation in a TKO Graphix food drive, Kyle's Challenge.  The collection of canned goods and nonperishable food items benefited a local pantry. When Kyle heard about the pantry and what TKO was doing, he donated his birthday to the food drive. It was his 35th birthday, and [...]

18 05, 2018

What is Memorial Day?

By |2019-02-01T12:47:58-04:00May 18th, 2018|Giving Back|

I’ve lived in and around Indianapolis since 1958 when I was seven-years-old. Memorial Day has always meant “The Race” to my family me. As I child I idolized my favorite drivers like the late great Bobby Marshman. As a young adult Memorial weekend was an excuse to party, you wouldn’t believe the snake pit in [...]

7 05, 2018

A Pantry, a Truck, and a Vehicle Wrap

By |2018-05-07T11:06:30-04:00May 7th, 2018|Giving Back, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Earlier this year I was watching our local FOX affiliate channel 59 when a follow up to a story I had been following aired. Someone stole the only truck owned by The Lord’s Pantry, a Westside Indianapolis food pantry. The truck was used not only to pick up donations but also to deliver food to [...]

23 02, 2018

How to Coordinate a Blood Drive at your Business

By |2018-02-23T09:29:06-04:00February 23rd, 2018|Giving Back|

Since 2010 I’ve helped organize an annual blood drive at TKO Graphix in support of Indiana Blood Center.  I didn’t initiate the blood drive, TKO held them before I joined the team, but for the last eight years, with the help of the Indiana Blood Center, I’ve put them together. So, here are a few of [...]

10 01, 2018

We Have a Winner!

By |2018-01-10T10:46:47-04:00January 10th, 2018|Giving Back|

We have a winner, actually, we have two. The response to our Win-A-Wrap sweepstakes was amazing. There were so many deserving organizations it was impossible to choose just one winner – so we picked two, and even that was difficult! We want to thank everyone who entered. We enjoyed reading your stories and appreciate that [...]