Volume 10/September 2012

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Software Upgrade

Indiana 811 will be upgrading its software this November. More information about this upgrade will be available in the coming weeks through email and direct mail. If you have any questions about this upgrade, contact Chuck Muller at cmuller@indiana811.org.


Indiana 811 Night at the Otters, Presented by Vectren

Indiana 811 and Vectren thanked all the excavators and first responders in Evansville with a fun night at the ballpark. On Saturday, Aug. 4, excavators and first responders from the area watched the Evansville Otters take on the Normal Cornbelters at Historic Bosse Field. Thank you to all who attended!

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

Indiana 811 will be teaming up with the Indianapolis Colts again this year to promote safe digging to football fans all across the state. Indiana 811 advertisements will air on the Colts Radio Network during games throughout the season. Be sure to tune in and listen to these radio spots while you’re cheering on your favorite team. Click here to listen to the radio advertisements that will be airing on Colts radio.


Race to South Beach

How does November in South Florida sound to you? If you’re a racing fan, there is no better place to be the third weekend of November than Homestead, Fla., site of the final race of the 2012 season. We’re pleased to announce that Indiana 811 has partnered with Common Ground Alliance and Shell to offer you a chance to win a VIP trip for two to South Florida for the race on Nov. 18. The Race to South Beach Sweepstakes allows fans who visit www.RacetoSouthBeach.com between now and Oct. 26 to promise to always call 811 before digging and be entered to win the VIP prize, which includes roundtrip airfare to Miami, hotel accommodations, $500 spending money, access to the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil team’s pit box, guided tour, celebrity photo opportunities and more.

Water for People Benefit Concert in Evansville

The Indiana division of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) will host a rock concert to benefit the non-profit Water for the People featuring local band Kaptain Krunch and the Cereal Killers with special guests The Devonshires on Thursday, Oct. 11, at Victory Theatre in Evansville, Ind.

Tickets to the event are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and are available at all First Federal Savings Bank locations in Evansville, Don’s and Clayton’s Cleaners, Donut Bank locations, Home Building Savings Bank locations, Old National Bank, Schnucks Supermarket locations or by calling (812) 305-6684. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. For more information on this event, visit the South West Indiana Water for People Facebook Page.


United Way of Caring Day

On Friday, Aug. 24, Vectren employees participated in the Indiana United Way of Caring Day by visiting Crosslight Daycare in Cicero, Ind., a location specifically selected by United Way for a community beautification project. Vectren employees, including Vice President Jon Luttrell, spent the day working with the staff to prepare for a landscaping project by having all underground utility lines on the property marked. They also shared with the faculty and children the importance of calling 811 before digging. Each child received coloring books and color changing cups with the 811 logo as well as call-before-you-dig information to take home to their parents.


Holey Moley Hosts the Indianapolis Indians Diamond Dig

Holey Moley wrapped up his busy summer by hosting the Indianapolis Indians Diamond Dig sponsored by Citizen’s Energy Group and Indiana 811 on Aug. 22 at Victory Field. More than 30 contestants competed on the infield to find a box hidden in the dirt containing a one-carat diamond, provided by local jeweler Shane Co. Click here to see a video from the Diamond Dig.

The best way of keeping track of Holey Moley's whereabouts is on Facebook at facebook.com/holey.moley. If you would like to schedule Holey Moley for an event, visit http://indiana811.org/holey-moley.


Did you know?
Indiana 811 had a team of athletes compete in the Warrior Dash Race in Crawfordsville, Ind. on 8/11 Day (Aug. 11). The team wore neon yellow Call 811 shirts to share the safe digging message with its competitors. Team Indiana 811 finished the race covered in mud, but the 811 logo still stood out in the crowd.

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