Flanner Buchanan Partners with Operation Honor Guard tomorrow with the National Day of Giving and runs through Veterans Day to raise $10,000 for veteran volunteers. Did you know veterans donate their time and purchase their own uniforms to perform military rights at the funeral of a veteran? We believe they deserve our support for their efforts and the sacrifices they have already made to protect our freedom. Join us today by donating. The cost of outfitting one honor guard member is more than $800. Ninety percent of funds collected will stay in the local community. The online donation campaign is [...]
Congratulations to Chad Childers, our latest Volunteer of the Month. Chad was nominated by Luonna Lancaster of Kindred Hospice. An article was recently written about our Volunteer of the Month program and Chad's commitment to service, click here to read the article.
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Join Flanner Buchanan and Oak Street Health, as we begin the Spring season with a concert and lunch. Our entertainment is the Tommy Baldwin Trio and special guest Don Burton who will have you singing and dancing to the Oldies but Goodies and great classics in music. We will have a wonderful lunch prepared with chances for you to win great prizes throughout the afternoon. All complimentary, but you must RSVP to reserve your seat at 844-808-8262. Hosted at: Floral Park - Community Room 425 N. Holt Rd Indianapolis, IN 46222
Flanner Buchanan was proud to partner with Operation Honor Guard for the October 4th Day of Giving. Operation Honor Guard was started in 2013 as a way to raise money for guard units to purchase uniforms and other necessary materials needed to conduct military honors at funerals. Since 2013, over $800,000 has been raised in Illinois, Tennessee, California, Colorado, Michigan and Indiana. On November 7th Bruce Buchanan (third, right), Owner of Flanner Buchanan, and Maureen Lindley (left), Vice President of Marketing, are shown presenting a check to members of the Indy Metropolitan Military Honor Guard (IMMHG), a local non-profit [...]
Father’s Day can be difficult for those who have lost their father. Memories, whether good or bad, of that father-child relationship can rise to the surface and sometimes bring up unexpected emotions. This is a natural part of the grieving process, but one way to help yourself move beyond it is to reach out to someone else, by honoring someone who is not your father, but is an important father figure in your life. Who are the father figures in your life? There may be an older man who has mentored you, whether in business or in life. You may [...]
How much do you know about Flag Day? Is it a holiday you observe? Why is it a holiday? For that matter, why isn’t it observed as a federal holiday, so we can all take the day off? We’ve got answers to everything you ever wanted to know about Flag Day and more! When is Flag Day? Flag Day is observed every year on June 14th, although it’s not considered a federal holiday. Why was that date chosen? June 14th is significant because on that day in 1777, the stars and stripes were designated by the Continental Congress as the [...]
Ah, Memorial Day! The first long weekend of summer, when millions of Americans celebrate with backyard parties, beach trips, parades and general revelry. But is that what Memorial Day is really about? In truth, this is a holiday meant for remembrance. It’s a sober occasion, thinking about those who have lost their lives for our country, and the families they left behind. For many families bereaved of a loved one who was serving in the armed forces, the celebrations on Memorial Day are a painful reminder of loss. How do we honor the true meaning of Memorial Day? By acknowledging [...]