Saturday, April 23, 2011

"500" Tribute at Indiana State Museum

This year's the centennial of the 500-Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. One of the celebrations is 12 May in the Indiana State Museum, White River State Park, Indianapolis.

The Tribute will honor the Hulman-George Family and the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The evening begins with a VIP Reception on the Canal Terrace at 6 p.m. The Tribute begins at 7 p.m. in the Governor Frank O’Bannon Great Hall.

During the event, the museum will induct the late Tony Hulman into the American Originals Gallery. Artifacts from the past 100 years of racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will also be on display during the Tribute.

Tickets at $125 per person, or $175 per person if you'd like also to attend the VIP reception, are available from Charlie Shock, 317:233-9911; reservations deadline is Friday (6 May).

Honorary co-chairs are Indiana Governor Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., Johnny Rutherford and Tony Stewart.

PS: be sure to wear black and white cocktail attire!

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