The Tribute

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Program
8 p.m. Dinner Reception

Ticket information coming soon. 

2017 Tribute Committee: Janet Allen, Andrew Dahlem, Shaun Dingwerth, Daniel Evans, Jr., Elizabeth Lechleiter Kelly, Bart Peterson, Bill Ringo, Rob Smith, Al Smith and Ted Verheggen. 

Heritage Keeper Award 

The Heritage Keeper Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites. This award recognizes Indiana’s greatest ambassadors for their embodiment of the Hoosier Spirit in their achievements, leadership and service to the State of Indiana. This year, John and Sarah Lechleiter will be honored for their service to Indiana. 

Proceeds will help the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites develop high-quality exhibitions and dynamic programming for visitors and school children across the state of Indiana. 

For information about sponsoring the Tribute, please contact Nathan Dynak.

Former Honorees:

2016 - Former Governors of Indiana, Evan Bayh, Joe Kernan, Mitch Daniels and Mike Pence

2015 - Former First Lady of Indiana, Judy O'Bannon

2014 - Rabbi Sandy Sasso

2013 - Senator Richard Lugar

2012 - Earl Goode

2011 - The Hulman-George family