Starfish Initiative will celebrate 16 years of serving Marion County youth on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the annual Shining Star Celebration. This year's celebration will honor the commitment of Starfish mentors, scholars and recognize a nationally recognized Mentor of the Year. This year Dave Ricks, President & CEO of Eli Lilly and Company, Pat Roe, VP of Philanthropy of Strada Education Network and Teresa Lubbers, Commissioner of the Indiana Higher Education Commission will serve as honorary co-chairs of the event.
The celebration will be held in the beautiful Indianapolis Public Library Atrium and feature live entertainment, "Are You Smarter Than A Starfish", and a live auction. Proceeds from the event will support programming for the more than 550 academically promising high teens during the 2019-2020 program year.
For more information on how you can support this event contact us at 317.955.7912 or visit 2019 Shining Star Celebration.