Several local people were recognized recently by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch for their contributions.to improving tourism with the Hoosier Hospitality Award.
Among those receiving awards at a ceremony last week were Bartholomew County awardees Andrea Stewart with Sprague Hotel Developers and Cindy Waddle with Dora Hotel Company. That was along with Darla Gartner with the Hilton Garden Inn and Kim Smith with the Ashley-Drake Historic Inn and Gardens, both in Johnson County.
Those receiving the Hoosier Hospitality Awards were nominated by community members and by their patrons.
The awards were announced at an annual presentation at the Indiana State Fair.