For Immediate Release
INDIANAPOLIS – Dads Inc. is pleased to announce the Class of 2009 of the Fatherhood Hall of Fame. This distinctive honor is given to those fathers who are chosen based on their work with, commitment to, and example of positive fathering and/or male role models to their own children and to those in the communities of Indiana.
The Fatherhood Hall of Fame was created by Dads Inc. in 2007 as a vehicle for raising awareness about the importance of active and involved fathering and male role models. Past Inductees include Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts, Evan Bayh of the Indiana State Senate, Tony Wallace creator of Security Dads, Max Siegel of NASCAR at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Boniface Hardin founder of Martin University, Robert Koch, II of the Evansville Courier, and Ian Rolland former chair of Lincoln National a repeat Indiana Business Journal feature.
The inductees into the Fatherhood Hall of Fame Class of 2009 are:
- Mr. Tom Crean, (Bloomington) Head Coach of the Indiana University Men’s Basketball Team
- Hon. Mitch Daniels, (Indianapolis) 49th Governor of the State of Indiana
- Dr. Eugene White, (Indianapolis) Superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools
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“I can’t tell you how proud we are to honor these fine men for their life’s work with this prestigious award,” says Christopher Maples, Executive Director of Dads, Inc. “They exemplify what it means to be good men, but more importantly, they work tirelessly to help others around them, serving as positive fathers for their own children and for several other boys and girls in their communities.”
The recipients will be inducted & receive their award at the 3rd Annual Fatherhood Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, which will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2009, at the Eugene B. Glick Junior Achievement
The Dads Inc. Volunteer of the Year and the Forrest & Charlotte Lucas Impact Award recipients will also be honored that evening. Prior to the dinner will be a special Inductee’s Reception. This dinner is the signature fundraising event in Indianapolis for Dads Inc., and it also includes a live and silent auction.
Several opportunities for corporate sponsorship are still available. To learn more corporate sponsorship opportunities or purchasing tickets to the 3rd Annual Fatherhood Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and/or Inductee’s Reception, please contact Dads Inc. Executive Director, Christopher Maples, at (317) 635‐DADS or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Dads Inc. visit their website! Dads Inc. is a valuable Indianapolis nonprofit organization. Funcityfinder.com and MsWoods.com would like to extend a hearty congratulations to these fine gentleman and fathers.