• Athenaeum Foundation names new president

    Athenaeum Foundation names new president Former IMAX Theater Director Craig Mince to succeed Cassie Stockamp INDIANAPOLIS – The Athenaeum Foundation today announced Craig Mince will be its new president. Mince, a veteran executive of the IMAX Theater at the Indiana State Museum, begins his new role Nov. 5. He will succeed Cassie Stockamp, who is leaving the organization after 10 years to follow her philanthropic passions and travel around the world. “I look forward to continuing the momentum built by Cassie and others during the past decade,”…


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  • Athenaeum Foundation president ending tenure to embark on global philanthropic voyage

    Athenaeum Foundation president ending tenure to embark on global philanthropic voyage Cassie Stockamp led organization and historic building to new heights; national search for replacement underway The Athenaeum Foundation announced today that Cassie Stockamp will soon complete her term as president of the organization. Beginning in January 2019, Stockamp will channel her philanthropic passions and travel around the world. Stockamp, a vibrant community leader for the past decade, successfully guided the Athenaeum to a lengthy list of accomplishments during a tenure spanning the leadership of three Indianapolis mayors….


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  • Thomas Haynes Joins Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors

    Thomas Haynes Joins Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors INDIANAPOLIS – Thomas Haynes, International Sales and Marketing Manager for Steiner eOptics, joins the Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors. Haynes manages European and Central Asian sales and marketing for Steiner eOptics, which specializes in high-tech military and law enforcement equipment. “Thomas’ experience in international relations and leadership brings a fresh outlook to our board,” says Athenaeum Foundation President Cassie Stockamp. “His business and military mindset, combined with an impressive cultural background, will play a prominent role in Athenaeum’s mission to engage in the Indianapolis community.” Haynes career spans international business, higher education and…


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  • 9th Annual GermanFest Tickets Now on Sale!

    9th Annual GermanFest Tickets Now on Sale! Yodeling, wiener dog races, costume and strongman contests, 100 local artisan booths, 5K run, German food, beer, music and more! INDIANAPOLIS – The Athenaeum Foundation will bring a taste of Germany back to Hoosier families with food, music and culture at the 9th annual Original and Fabulous GermanFest on Saturday, Oct. 14 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Athenaeum on 401 E. Michigan Street. This is a must-attend Indianapolis event that continues to grow each year. In 2016, more than 6,000 people attended this one of a kind Indianapolis event featuring:


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  • Natalie Clayton Joins Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors

    INDIANAPOLIS – Natalie Clayton, senior project manager for Achieve, is joining the Athenaeum Foundation’s Board of Directors. The appointment continues Clayton’s commitment to better Indianapolis through community service. “Natalie’s experience and strategic mindset will be a great asset to our board,” said Athenaeum Foundation President Cassie Stockamp. “She’s worked with a long list of reputable organizations throughout the city, and we welcome her leadership and expertise.” At Achieve, a cause-based research and marketing agency with offices in Indianapolis and West Palm Beach, Clayton works with clients to design and implement a variety of purpose-based campaigns. Her clients include a global list…


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  • Coat Check Coffee now open for business in Athenaeum

    Warner family brings passion for coffee to historic Indianapolis landmark Indianapolis’ newest coffee shop is open for business. Coat Check Coffee, owned and operated by Neal, Paul and Audreyalice Warner, has officially opened within the historic Athenaeum. With strong, family-orientated roots, Coat Check Coffee welcomes people of all ages to enjoy the historic setting and discover Coat Check’s diverse offerings of beverages and pastries. The space includes quiet study corners and a more active main seating area. “The family orientated atmosphere is what really makes Coat Check Coffee such a great space,” said Paul. “We think this is one of the most…


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