Mary Allison Children's Trust Continues Tradition of Giving
GREENCASTLE, September 23, 2010 – Deer Meadow Principle Gwen Morris brought tears to the eyes of those attending the annual Mary Allison Children's Trust luncheon Wednesday as she described a single parent who drove back and forth from Cloverdale with her three kids in a car that had tires so bald the metal showed through.
"It really was a safety issue for the children," said Morris explaining how the school used some of the money they receive yearly from the Mary Allison Children's Trust to buy tires for the car. "It really, really made a difference to that family," said Morris.
Since 1896, local Putnam County children have benefited from new eyeglasses, shoes, medicine and other needed items made possible through the Mary Allison Children Trust. When the Mary Allison Children's Home was sold in the mid-1980's, after serving disadvantaged children for many years, the trust was created. A sum of $1,000 is given annually to each of the nine Putnam County elementary schools. Teachers and counselors at each school determine how the money is spent on an immediate basis. The funds are unrestricted, meaning school officials can use them for any purpose, as long as it benefits the students.
Executive Vice President at Wabash Capital Named to Terre Haute Airport Authority Board
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA – Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett has named Wabash Capital Co-Founder and Executive Vice President Chris Doll to the Terre Haute International Airport Authority Board of Directors. The Airport Authority has six board members with three members appointed by the Vigo County Commissioners and three appointed by the Mayor.
Doll is no stranger to aviation, earning his undergraduate degree in Aviation Administration from Indiana State University. He has been flying airplanes since he was 16 and earned his private pilot license at 17. After marrying and starting a family, he became less involved with flying. "I think this is a great way to refamiliarize myself again," says Doll.
"I'm looking forward to working with Airport Director Dennis Wiss and the Board to help make the most of our airport's potential. It is a valuable asset to our community," Doll said. He highlights the fact that the airport sits in the center of the United States in a state with a relatively low tax base. "With the right effort, the airport really should be able to attract business capital," according to Doll.
The appointment to the Board is for four years, expiring June of 2014.
About Wabash Capital
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Wabash Capital/Team Apex USA Featured at Chicago Auto Show
Star Mazda Championship Exhibit includes Team's Race Car
TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA – Mazda North America chose the 2010 Chicago Auto Show to raise the profile of their racing series, Star Mazda Championship. The exhibit's focus was the Wabash Capital/Team Apex USA race car. Team owner Jim Exline, Executive Vice President at Wabash Capital, was contacted by John Doonan, Motorsports Team Development, two weeks before the event requesting use of the car.
"Team Apex was very pleased to have our high-tech racing car selected by Mazda North America Motorsports to be part of the Mazda display at the recently concluded Chicago Auto Show," said Exline. It is estimated that over 2.5 million people visited the show February 12th – 21st making it North America's largest venue for automakers to display their newest technology. According to Exline, "The Team Apex and Wabash Capital brand was seen and photographed by thousands of guests and car enthusiasts."
Wabash Capital - Greencastle Office Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Wabash Capital, Inc. was established in 1999 by Ginger Scott and Joe Ferguson as an independent employee-owned investment management firm.
They provide customized investment solutions and portfolio management for a range of clients including individuals, corporations, banks, retirement plans, labor unions and endowments.
Since its inception, Wabash Capital has brown to $120 million in client assets under management.
Three investment professionals, three client service professionals and two administrative assistants serve a diverse group of clients.
The Greencastle office is run by Scott who is the company's vice president. She is responsibility for overseeing the administrative of retirement plan services.
Ginger Scott receives the Accredited Retirement Plan Specialist (ARPS) designation
Ginger Scott of Wabash Capital, Inc. recently received the Accredited Retirement Plan Specialist (ARPS) designation. The ARPS designation acknowledges successfully completion of a course study demonstrating comprehensive understanding of defined contribution retirement plans. The ARPS designated professional commits to updating and expanding their industry knowledge through annual continuing education courses on current topics in the highly complex evolving retirement industry.
The ARPS is sponsored by the Professional Asset-Managers and Record Keepers (SPARK) an inter-industry professional association servicing mutual fund companies, investment advisors, third party administration, record keepers and benefit consulting firms in the retirement plan industry. Founded in 1989, it is the oldest and one of the most prestigious organizations that serve retirement plan professionals.