Kirk Works Memorial Hall of Fame Award

Orleans Chamber Executive Director Robert F. Henderson (second from left) receives the inaugural Kirk Works Memorial Hall of Fame Award from the Indiana State Festivals Association.

ORLEANS — Orleans Chamber Executive Director Robert F. Henderson was recently recognized by the Indiana State Festivals Association with the first ever ISFA Kirk Works Memorial Hall of Fame Award.

Henderson was honored for his dedication to the state’s festival industry through his many years of work with the Orleans Dogwood Festival. The induction ceremony was held during the Annual ISFA Scholarship Pageant in Greenfield. ISFA President Larry Hardman presented the award to Henderson.

“I am humbled to be included along with so many incredible community volunteers,” Henderson reported in a social media post. “It is no secret I love our little hometown, its people and our special springtime celebration.”