John T. Neighbours, ‘74 Receives Whistler Award from Mayor Ballard
On October 27, John T. Neighbours received the 2009 Charles L. Whistler Award, an honor given by the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office in collaboration with the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC). The award recognizes individuals who, outside the regular duties of their profession, have brought together the public and private sectors for civic improvement in Indianapolis. A partner at Baker & Daniels, Neighbours serves on the executive committee of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and the board of the United Way of Central Indiana, where he is the immediate past president. The founding board chair of the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated Learning High School, Neighbours is cochair of the Legal Committee of Super Bowl XLVI; co-chair of the Central Indiana Transit Task Force, and a member of the boards of the Indianapolis Zoological Society and the Christian Theological Seminar y. He served as vice president of the Indiana Sports Corporation and has held positions on the boards of the Indianapolis Symphony, the DePauw University Board of Visitors, and the Marion County Commission on Youth, just to name a few. In addition, he was the management-side editor of The Developing Labor Law (Fourth Edition), a principal treatise in America on traditional labor law topics.