Gene Glick Family Support Center wins local and regional awards

by Joy Coordinator

Children’s Bureau, Inc. received two Merit Awards for the Gene Glick Family Support Center at Indianapolis’ Monumental Affairs Event. Children’s Bureau was recognized in the Downtown Development Category with Shiel Sexton and (re)thINk Award sustainability category, along with Schmidt Associates.

Children’s Bureau’s new state of the art facility also recently was awarded “Best Small Project” by Midwest Construction magazine. Over 175 nominated projects from 8 different states were evaluated by an independent jury of industry experts to determine the winners for 2010.

The Children’s Bureau’s Gene Glick Family Support Center has also received a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification. It is the first and only LEED-certified nonprofit human services project in Indiana. The U.S. Green Building Council‘s LEED green building certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. By using less energy, LEED-certified buildings, save money for families, businesses and taxpayers, reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.