Indianapolis—The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is
pleased to announce that Steven Beering, David Hochoy and George and Peggy Rapp
will be honored at the annual Indiana Living Legends Gala, which will take
place at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center on Friday, July
19, 2013. The History Center, home of the IHS and the Indiana Experience, is
located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.
Each year, the IHS honors extraordinary Hoosiers for
their statewide and national accomplishments in a variety of areas and disciplines.
This year’s honorees were selected from hundreds of nominations.
The gala is the signature fundraising event which assists
the IHS in fulfilling its mission to be Indiana’s Storyteller™ by supporting
its statewide programs and services. In addition to the generous corporate
sponsorship of OneAmerica Financial Partners, Inc. and Indiana Railroad
Company, individuals and companies are invited to support the IHS mission by
attending the event.
The black-tie event will begin with a cocktail reception
with the Living Legends at 5:30 p.m., followed by a gourmet dinner at 6:30 p.m.
The program will take place at 7:45 p.m. and will be immediately followed by
desserts and coffee.
Tickets can be purchased individually or by table—cost to
attend is $250 per person or $2,500 for a table of 10. Interested attendees may
purchase patron-level tickets for $350 per person or $3,500 for a table of 10.
All but $75 of each ticket price is a tax-deductible gift in support of IHS
educational programs throughout Indiana.
The Living Legends Steering Committee is chaired by civic
volunteer and IHS Trustee Patricia Curran. For additional information or to
receive an invitation, please contact the IHS Development Department at (317)
233-5658 or visit www.indianahistory.org.
Since 1830, the Indiana Historical Society has been
Indiana’s Storyteller, connecting people to the past by collecting, preserving,
interpreting and sharing the state’s history. A private, nonprofit membership
organization, IHS maintains the nation’s premier research library and archives
on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest and presents a unique set of
visitor exhibitions called the Indiana Experience. IHS also provides support
and assistance to local museums and historical groups, publishes books and
periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; and provides youth, adult and family
programming. The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, home of the
IHS and the Indiana Experience, is located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown
For more information, images or to schedule an interview,
contact Amy Lamb, Media Relations Manager, at (317) 232-1878 or