INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana Historical Society hosted its annual Indiana Living Legends Gala on Friday night.
Tamika Catchings, a former Indiana Fever star who won Olympic gold four times, was feted alongside philanthropic leaders John and Sarah Lechleiter. Longtime Indiana Repertory Theatre executive artistic director Janet Allen and Hulman & Co. President and CEO Mark Miles also were honored.
WISH-TV’s own Scott Sander was the master of ceremonies.
The gala is the historical society’s largest fundraiser of the year. Organizers hoped to raise more than $100,000.
Amy Lamb of the historical society said, “The money tonight goes to our educational programs, things like assisting teachers, doing workshops, we have a national history day in Indiana program that serves more than 5,000 kids throughout the state. So really, getting history into the classroom.”