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Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum Wins Hoosier Hospitality Award.

On November 29th, the Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum 2122 O’Day Road Fort Wayne was selected as a 2022 Hoosier Hospitality Award Winner. This award is given to Hoosiers that have displayed a high level of service in tourism-related professions in Indiana.

On December 8, the Indiana Destination Development Corporation held a ceremony to honor the Hoosier Hospitality Award Winners at the Randolph H. Deer Events Pavilion in Indianapolis. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch (photo R) presented the awards.

Kristen Guthrie, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Visit Fort Wayne, nominated the local Veterans Shrine and Museum. Robert Thomas, (photo L) curator of the museum, accepted the award on the organization's behalf. Robert said, “We’re extremely excited about winning this tourism award because our entire team has worked so hard to upgrade our memorial grounds and museum.”