Community 1st

At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we recognize the importance of giving back to our community. That’s why we established Community 1st—a program focused on safety, education, and aiding organizations committed to improving the well-being of others.

Community Events and Initiatives

Travis J. Smith Outstanding Junior Golf Award

Travis J. Smith Outstanding Junior Golf Award

July 2015

We were very honored to once again sponsor the Travis J. Smith Outstanding Junior Golf Award at the Terre Haute City Junior Golf Tournament. The winner for the female division was Megan Ramer and the winner for the male division was Nathan Higbie. Great job to all the participants!

View photos of the winners on our Facebook page. Read more »

July 2015 Firm Newsletter

July 2015 Firm Newsletter

July 2015

In the July 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we examine what “Clients 1st” means to us and take a look at our core values.

Click Here to download a PDF of the July newsletter. Read more »

2015 Special Olympics Terre Haute

2015 Special Olympics Terre Haute

June 2015

This was our fifth year as a sponsor and Olympic Town tradition at the Special Olympics in Terre Haute. Our law firm provides a free photo booth and gives all the athletes photos they can keep to remember each year. Thank you for all your help in making this another successful year!

See more photos from this great event on our Facebook page. Read more »

Download the June 2015 FSTN Newsletter

Download the June 2015 FSTN Newsletter

June 2015

This June, we launched the new and improved Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter! The update is just in time too, as we also announce our recognition by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Best Law Firms in the U.S.

Click Here to download a PDF of the June newsletter. Read more »

2015 Vigo County Relay for Life

2015 Vigo County Relay for Life

May 2015

Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin was able to raise almost $2,000 for the Relay for Life event this year! We far surpassed our goal thanks to all our employees, donations, and team captain, Carissa Swalls. Your actions CAN make a difference! Thank you!!!

View more photos from this event on our Facebook page. Read more »

2015 St. Patrick’s Day Safe and Sober Free Ride Home

2015 St. Patrick’s Day Safe and Sober Free Ride Home

March 2015

FSTN provided 32 free cab rides home in Terre Haute on St. Patrick’s Day 2015 so everyone could celebrate safely! Read more »

2014 Community Events

Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers Give Back to the Community This Holiday Season

December 2014

With Christmas just around the corner, you may find yourself listening to—or even singing—“Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.” The Indiana personal injury lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin would like to remind you that if you’re in Terre Haute over the weekend, there’s one more chance to get your Christmas wish list to the big guy before he makes his rounds for the holiday season.

On this coming Saturday, December 20, our firm will be hosting a meet and greet with Santa Claus himself, as well as an opportunity to have your picture made with him free of charge. Read more »

“Guys Who Give” Provides Funds for West Vigo Community Center Projects

October 2014

Giving back to our community is important to us at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin. That’s why Terre Haute personal injury lawyer, Thomas C. Newlin, helped found an organization that provides assistance to local organizations and individuals in need.

Guys Who Give is an organization created to better opportunities provided in Terre Haute. Since its creation, the group has grown to 141 members and accomplished many goals with the funds it’s raised. Read more »

Terre Haute Personal Injury Lawyers Donate to 2014 Komen Race for the Cure

September 2014

A woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes in the United States. The disease alters millions of lives and there is currently no way to prevent it. That’s why the Terre Haute personal injury lawyers are proud to support an organization that’s working to find a cure for breast cancer.

Our firm recently sponsored a team that took part in the 2014 Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday at Indiana State Memorial Stadium. Read more »

2014 Polar Plunge Benefits Special Olympics Indiana

February 2014

 

Helping the community is important to the Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin. That is why we are happy to participate in an event benefiting the Special Olympics Indiana that took place this weekend!

The 2014 Polar Plunge was held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the south entrance of the Hulman Center on the campus of Indiana State University. Participants were asked to gather donation pledges prior to the event. Read more »

Indiana Personal Injury Lawyer, Tom Newlin, Completes Cross Country Bike Ride

February 2014

Helping clients and others achieve their dreams is a focus for the Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, and one of our own recently reached such a goal. Founding partner, Tom Newlin, recently completed a cross-country journey on bicycle that spanned more than 12 states in a total of 32 days.

Tom kept a journal throughout the journey, which was posted online. This allowed friends and family back home, along with others, to keep up with and experience the ride via the Internet. Read more »

Jeans Money: Terre Haute Lighthouse Mission

Jeans Money: Terre Haute Lighthouse Mission

January 2014

We give our employees the option to wear jeans to work if they donate $1 each day. At the end of each month, we give that money to a local charity. This month, employees gave $404 to the Terre Haute Lighthouse Mission, and volunteered to serve lunch to the residents twice each week! Read more »

2013 Community Events

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

December 2013

The Salvation Army funds food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children’s programs around the U.S. We are proud to play a part in their efforts by ringing the bell each Christmas. Read more »

Terre Haute Humane Society

Terre Haute Humane Society

December 2013

We raised $296 for our furry friends at the local humane society! The Terre Haute Humane Society works toward the prevention of unnecessary animal suffering and to teach love and kindness toward all living things. There are definitely some animal lovers here at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin! Read more »

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters

December 2013

Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters collects Christmas gifts for families in need around Wabash Valley. This year, we sponsored 90 children with gift donations! Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Thanksgiving 2013

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Thanksgiving 2013

November 2013

Thanksgiving has become one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. In the fight against drunk driving, we offered free cab rides home to those celebrating as part of our effort to promote a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Read more »

Special Olympics Indiana

Special Olympics Indiana

August 2013

Special Olympics Indiana is a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in more than 20 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We were proud to join them in Olympic Town this year! Read more »

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

June 2013

Blood donations help millions of patients in need. Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives! We’re proud to have a regular group of donors on our team. Read more »

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

April 2013

Blood donations help millions of patients in need. Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives! We’re proud to have a regular group of donators on our team. Read more »

March Against Hunger Food Drive

March Against Hunger Food Drive

April 2013

Several members of the Clients 1st Committee went to Catholic Charities in Terre Haute to present a check for the March Against Hunger food drive and friendly fundraising contest among Indiana Lawyers. Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – St. Patrick’s Day 2013

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – St. Patrick’s Day 2013

March 2013

With St. Patrick’s Day comes Irish festivities and green beer, so we teamed up with Yellow Cab to be your lucky charm! To continue the fight against drunk driving, we provided free cab rides home for those celebrating. Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Super Bowl 2013

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Super Bowl 2013

February 2013

Each year, there are many DUI arrests made in the Wabash Valley following the Super Bowl. We want to see this number hit zero, so we provided free cab rides home after the big game. Read more »

Jeans Money: 14th & Chestnut Community Center

Jeans Money: 14th & Chestnut Community Center

January 2013

We give our employees the option to wear jeans to work if they donate $1 each day. At the end of each month, we give that money to a local charity. This month, we donated $456 to the 14th & Chestnut Community Center! Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home

January 2013

This New Year’s Eve, we served as our community’s designated driver! We provided free cab rides home to keep our community members safe as they kick off the New Year. Read more »

2012 Community Events

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home –St. Patrick’s Day 2012

March 2012

Don’t let your luck run out. Let us drive you home! For adults who had too much green beer, we offered our Safe and Sober Free Ride Home program on St. Patrick’s Day 2012. Read more »

2011 Community Events

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – New Year’s Eve 2011

December 2011

If you’re going to celebrate, designate! Statistics show that during Christmas and New Year’s, two to three times more people die in alcohol-related crashes than during comparable periods the rest of the year. To help prevent this, our offered the Safe and Sober Free Ride Home program to adults who rang in the New Year with one too many drinks. Read more »

2010 Community Events

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – New Year’s Eve 2010

December 2010

We encouraged our neighbors to make one New Year’s resolution early: don’t drink and drive. Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Halloween 2010

October 2010

Halloween is becoming one of the scariest nights of the year to be on the road because of drunk drivers. To help reduce these accidents, we offered our Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program to adults who had been drinking on Halloween. Read more »

Terre Haute Children’s Museum

September 2010

The Terre Haute Children’s Museum reached its $5.6 million fundraising goal thanks to a $150,000 donation from our firm. Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – St. Patrick’s Day 2010

March 2010

Don’t press your luck. Get a safe ride home on St. Patrick’s Day! Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so for those who overindulged in green beer, we provided the Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program. Read more »

2009 Community Events

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – New Year’s Eve 2009

December 2009

Start the new year with a bang—not a crash! We helped our neighbors safely ring in the new year by covering cab fares for those who didn’t have safe rides home. Read more »

Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Halloween 2009

October 2009

Don’t let witches brew turn you into a fool! To help prevent accidents and ensure everyone had a happy and safe Halloween, we provided the Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program to residents of Terre Haute. Read more »

Building a Stronger Community—One Cookout and Cab Ride at a Time

August 2009

For 2009, the members of the firm chose United Way of Wabash Valley as a main beneficiary of the Community 1st initiative. Read more »

Firm Members Arrested for Having Big Hearts

July 2009

Firm members were “arrested” for having “big hearts” during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up. Read more »

Travis Smith’s Memory Honored With Award

June 2009

Anthony Tanoos presented the First Annual Travis J. Smith Outstanding Golfer Award to the winners of the 2009 Terre Haute City Junior Golf Tournament. Read more »

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Watch Tom Go!

Thomas C. Newlin - Avid CyclistOur own Thomas C. Newlin is an avid cyclist who regularly participates in cycling events for charity (and for fun) across the country. Check out Tom’s blog to see where his wheels will take him this week!