Old National Bank Presents “100 Men Who Cook” Fundraiser on March 2

Indianapolis, Ind. (February 8, 2019)Old National Bank will present 100 Men Who Cook on Saturday, March 2, at the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre.  Proceeds from the event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana.  The public can purchase individual tables and tickets at Indianapolis.100MenWhoCook.com.  We invite the local media to attend and get a sampling of the great food prepared by our 100 Chefs and to be part of this award-winning fundraiser presented by Old National Bank.

100 Men Who Cook is a unique community fundraising event, hosted and sponsored by Old National Bank, where local celebrity chefs prepare their favorite recipes for guests to sample and enjoy. Last year’s event in Indianapolis raised $226,000 for Outside the Box, Inc. Old National Bank has raised more than $6.4 million in other markets throughout its footprint at these events.

The schedule for Saturday, March 2, held in the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, is as follows:

  • 5:00 p.m. – Chefs will be putting final touches on their dishes
  • 6:00 p.m. – Doors Open – Social Hour and Cash Bar
  • 6:45 p.m. – Parade of 100 Chefs
  • 7:00 p.m. – Dinner Service Begins
  • 8:15 p.m. – Program for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana|
  • 9:00 p.m. – Chef Awards
  • DJ throughout the evening

“We are so excited to partner with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana,” states Mark Bradford, Region President, Old National Bank.  “We look forward to helping them raise money to support their effort to recruit more leaders who will work one-on-one to help kids to succeed and thrive.”

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest and largest mentoring organization in the country and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana’s commitment to continuous improvement and innovation has cemented the agency as one of the top BBBS affiliates in the nation. BBBSCI serves over 1,300 kids annually by providing them with high quality mentoring relationships. With a waiting list of more than 900 kids, BBBSCI has implemented an aggressive growth plan and this event will help make it possible to defend the potential of more kids in Marion, Hamilton, and Johnson Counties.

Darcey Palmer-Shultz, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana’s CEO, shared “Old National Bank has supported the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission for many years in many ways.  We are grateful for that support and so honored to be the beneficiary of 100 Men Who Cook this year.  The timing could not be more perfect and is helping Big Brothers Big Sisters fulfill its promise to serve more local kids this year than ever before.  It means so much to us and even more to the 100 additional kids who will have mentors that defend, ignite, and empower their potential.”

Old National would like to recognize our sponsorship partners who help make this event possible including Krieg Devault, Old National Bank, Anthem, Cripe, Live Nation, Vectren, Barnes & Thornburg, Comedy Sportz, Counterpoint, IUPUI, Lumina, Myers for Greenwood, Monarch Beverage, ONI Risk Partners, and Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

BBBSCI partners with parents, guardians, volunteers, schools, donors, and others in the community to be accountable for helping youth in our program achieve higher aspirations, greater confidence, educational success, and avoidance of risky behaviors. An affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and a United Way partner, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana is a non-profit organization that provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

About Old National

Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB), the holding company of Old National Bank, is the largest financial services holding company headquartered in Indiana. With $14.9 billion in assets, it ranks among the top 100 banking companies in the U.S. and has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years. Since its founding in Evansville in 1834, Old National Bank has focused on community banking by building long-term, highly valued partnerships with clients. Today, Old National’s footprint includes Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. In addition to providing extensive services in retail and commercial banking, Old National offers comprehensive wealth management, investments and brokerage services. For more information and financial data, please visit Investor Relations at oldnational.com.

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