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Finders Keepers 2019 | Win Jewelry!

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Do you think you know Indianapolis and the surrounding areas like the back of your hand? It's time to put your scavenger hunting skills to the test because Finders Keepers is back for 2019. Reis-Nichols can't wait to share the love with you this Valentine's Day by giving you the chance to win free jewelry! And, as an added bonus, each winner will have an opportunity to choose their favorite charity to receive a $100 donation. It is our 100th anniversary after all...$100 for 100 years! The fun begins Friday, February 8th and runs through Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14th. Get ready to scour the greater Indianapolis area for hidden gift boxes from Reis-Nichols! How to Play - Follow ... [Read More]

Deserving Illinois Couple Receives Free Engagement Ring

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A Virginia man who had purchased a diamond engagement ring but was jilted before popping the question turned his heartbreak into hope by awarding the ring to a deserving Illinois couple. Steven Crocker was emotionally devastated last year when his girlfriend decided to break off their two-year relationship. “I didn’t know what to do with myself,” he told Inside Edition. “My whole world flipped upside down.” But, then, he wondered if the $1,700 diamond ring might brighten the future for another couple. “It’s not about the money for me,” said the 23-year-old. “It’s about love.” So Crocker decided to give the ring away via an eye-catching Facebook offering titled, “FREE ENGAGEMENT RING – ... [Read More]

Watch Battery Charity Program | Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

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Celebrating the start of 2018 has many of us reflecting back on the blessings of 2017 and jotting down a few resolutions for the fresh, new year. Giving back to our community has always been high on our list of New Year's Resolutions. For a long time, we have given back to the community through charity funds that are raised from our watch battery program. January's Watch Battery Charity of the Month is Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Did you know that if you need a simple watch battery replacement, there is never a charge for this service at Reis-Nichols Jewelers? Instead, we just ask for a small donation, of which 100% of all funds collected go to benefit charities. Most of the charitable ... [Read More]

Watch Battery Charity Program | American Red Cross – Hurricane Harvey Relief

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In the light of the recent, horrific flooding devastation that has Texas and Louisiana has been experiencing from Hurricane Harvey, all watch battery donations will be given to the American Red Cross to help support the victims. Did you know that if you need a simple watch battery replacement, there is never a charge for this service at Reis-Nichols Jewelers? Instead, we just ask for a small donation, of which 100% of all funds collected go to benefit charities. Most of the charitable organizations we contribute to are right here in Indiana, but we believe it will take every American lending support to help with the catastrophe that Hurricane Harvey has left in his wake. During the next two ... [Read More]

Watch Battery Charity Program – June – Habitat for Humanity

Did you know that if you need a simple watch battery replacement, there is never a charge for this service at Reis-Nichols Jewelers? Instead, we just ask for a small donation, of which 100% of all funds collected go to benefit charities. Most of the charitable organizations we contribute to are right here in Indiana. The month of June's charitable donations will be given to the Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope in order to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. The Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity unites our community with people in need to provide the life-changing opportunity to purchase and own simple, ... [Read More]

Top Watch Brands Celebrated World Oceans Day

Last Thursday marked World Oceans Day, which has been celebrated unofficially since its inception in 1992, when objectives were set into place to globally celebrate our waters. In 2008, World Oceans Day was officially recognized by the United Nations. Events focus on cleaning up beaches, working at aquariums and getting involved in charitable causes. Additionally, certain watch brands supported ocean conservation programs and help to raise awareness. Many even created water watches wherein a portion of their proceeds went to help the oceans or different organizations. IWC supports several ocean-related projects, including working with the Charles Darwin Foundation in the Galapagos for ... [Read More]

Watch Battery Charity Program – April & May – 500 Festival Princesses

Do you like the idea of giving back to your community? Do you also have a watch that needs a new battery? Then stop by Reis-Nichols Jewelers to take care of both! As a major sponsor of this year's 500 Festival Princess Program, we are dedicating the months of April and May to bringing awareness of this very important scholarship program as our Watch Battery Charity of the Month. The program gives college women from Indiana the chance to serve as ambassadors for the 500 Festival during the month of May.  It helps our state's civic-minded young women with scholarships to help further their college careers and gain once-in-a-lifetime experiences and countless opportunities for leadership and ... [Read More]

Watch Battery Charity Program – March – College Mentors for Kids

It is hard to believe that we are already in the third month of 2017. What is even harder to believe, though, is that this month will be our NINTH consecutive year supporting College Mentors for Kids through our Watch Battery Charity Program! College Mentors, Inc., is an innovative non-profit that pairs youth with local college student mentors. Weekly the pairs participate in activities that expose youth to the opportunities of higher education. College Mentors serve over 2,5000 children with over 2,700 college student volunteers. The mission of this terrific organization is to motivate youth and communities to achieve their potential by fostering inspiration to transform lives, education to ... [Read More]

Watch Battery Charity Program – February – Support Local Libraries

Do you like the idea of giving back to your community? Do you also have a watch that needs a new battery? Then stop by Reis-Nichols Jewelers to take care of both! During the month of February our Watch Battery Charity Program will be benefitting our local libraries! As you may be aware, our community libraries are under continuing financial strain, and we want to do what we can to help. Donations collected in February for the Watch Battery Charity Program will specifically impact the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, which supports the Indianapolis Public Library System in Marion County, and the Greenwood Public Library in Johnson County. Libraries are a place for community learning. It is an ... [Read More]

In The Rough – Accent Magazine Article

When famed National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths visited a South African diamond mine for the first time in 1981, she was surrounded by burly male guards who kept eyes on her as they strained to hear the radio report of Princess Diana’s wedding to Prince Charles. But when she visited again in July 2015 to chronicle women’s advancement programs, she found herself instead greeted by proud female entrepreneurs and mining workers. The women were part of De Beers’ Forevermark programs that support career training and development for women in the communities where it mines. It’s part of a larger sustainability focus aimed at “building forever”—that is, building up communities to be ... [Read More]