Runners and walkers (we don’t run, but we do walk … to our cars), here’s a chance to work off whatever has piled on thus far during football season – until Thanksgiving gluttony comes calling. The Noblesville Parks Dept. is helping Beta Epsilon Tri Kappa Sorority with the annual Forest Park Step ’n’ Stride event, which is being presented by St.Vincent Health on Nov. 9. Entrants may choose from among the 5K run, the family walk or the 10K run. It’s really for an excellent cause, as the sorority raises money to promote charity, culture and education in Indiana. You can do your part to further the effort while adding to personal fitness. Event information and online registration may be found at www.iwant2run.com, or through the parks department at 776.6350.
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Perhaps a health-insurance carrier has spurned you or someone you know recently. It simply cannot be a pleasant experience. We know a few folks who’ve endured the “rejected” treatment. We’re just wondering here, but don’t you believe it is possible that because of all the confusion and uncertainty of ObamaCare that insurance companies almost “have to” reject some folks’ attempts at renewal? After all, our illustrious leader, President Barack Obama, has done a fairly solid job of running down insurance companies (and they’re not completely innocent of all his charges) since before he campaigned for the last presidential election. He has maligned them – again, deservedly so in some instances – to the point where there’s no luster left. They’re viewed as villainous, and so their reputations are left tarnished. We further wonder whether any court would entertain a lawsuit brought by one or more carriers against the president on the grounds of damaging their brands. Yes, a lawsuit. If someone maligned your business to the point where it was affecting perception of it, and, as a byproduct, its ability to successfully engage in commerce, wouldn’t you sue for slander? Just asking.