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Honeywell Foundation receives Arts Award

Posted: Friday, January 29, 2021

In a year of unprecedented challenges and pivots, The Honeywell Foundation was selected along with eight other Northeast Indiana recipients for a 2021 Arts United Award for demonstrating resilience and adaptiveness. Arts United Awards are presented annually to celebrate individuals and organizations that make significant contributions to arts and culture in Northeast Indiana.

“It’s with an overwhelming feeling of gratitude that The Honeywell Foundation accepts this 2021 Arts United Award. Our organization faced many challenges in 2020 but it’s because of our team of dedicated, hard-working individuals that we were able to innovate and pivot our operations so that we could continue to deliver arts opportunities,” Honeywell Foundation CEO Tod Minnich said.

The Honeywell Foundation’s mission is to provide artistic, social, recreational, and cultural opportunities for all. The Foundation provides opportunities for self-expression, creativity, and enrichment through its arts-based programming serving people of all ages, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic backgrounds throughout the Northeast Indiana. region. Each year, the Foundation engages and enriches the lives of more than 280,000 individuals through its world-renowned touring performances, visual art offerings, expansive historic and cultural opportunities, and innovative educational outreach. The Foundation owns and operates several unique venues in Wabash County including the Honeywell Center, Eagles Theatre, Honeywell House, Dr. James Ford Historic Home and Charley Creek Gardens. In addition to these five venues, the Foundation operates the 13-24 Drive In.

“The Honeywell Foundation’s board of directors expresses its highest level of appreciation toward the Honeywell team for their excellence and dedication to the mission they represent and the work that they do daily, making Northeast Indiana a better place,” Honeywell Foundation Board Chair Howard Halderman said. “The team used the pandemic to develop new strategies and create opportunities for a very bright future. We anticipate nothing but great things to come from the Foundation in 2021 and beyond.”

Shown in the photo is Tod Minnich, Honeywell Foundation CEO with the 2021 Arts United Award.