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    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Wayne F. Henning on the occasion of his retirement.

Avery, Crouch, Hoy, Van Haaften

    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


Second Regular Session of the 114th General Assembly (2006)


    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Wayne F. Henning on the occasion of his retirement.

    Whereas, Wayne F. Henning will retire on February 23, 2006, capping a 42 year career with Old National Bank;

    Whereas, Wayne F. Henning began his successful banking career with Old National Bank as an adjustor in April, 1964;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning rose steadily through various positions in the retail area of the bank until he acquired his current position as Executive Vice President and Regional Chief Operating Officer for the Evansville Region;

    Whereas, A life-long resident of Evansville, Mr. Henning graduated from Reitz Memorial High School, received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Edward's University in 1963, and graduated from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning also saw active duty with the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning has been engaged in the legislative and governmental process throughout his banking career, most notably working with the Indiana General Assembly and the Governor to ensure the passage of the 1985 interstate banking statute, which permitted banks in Indiana to establish statewide branching networks and to merge with other banks inside and outside Indiana;

    Whereas, While fulfilling his responsibilities with Old National Bank, Mr. Henning has been the epitome of a community and civic leader and an unashamed Evansville booster;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning has also contributed his time and talents to many community organizations including the Evansville Freedom Festival, the Evansville Association of Commercial Banks, the Consumer Credit Counseling Services, the Greater Evansville Lenders Association, the Reitz Memorial High School Alumni Association, and the Memorial Athletic Booster Club;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning has also served as the Associate General Chairman of the United Way, Financial Chairman of Holy Rosary Church, Vice-Chairman of the Evansville Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Southern Indiana Financial Institutions for I-69, and on the boards of the Evansville Association of Retarded Citizens, Roberts Stadium Foundation, Mesker Zoo, and the Evansville Airport Advisory Board;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning has been deeply involved in the Evansville business and cultural community most of his adult life, impacting the lives of many of its residents;

    Whereas, Mr. Henning has received many awards and recognitions including the Multiple Sclerosis "Hope" Award, the Memorial High School "Distinguished Service" Award, the Beacon Group "Community" Award, the Best of Evansville "Decades of Wisdom" Award, and the Buffalo Trace Council "2004 Distinguished Citizen" Award; and

    Whereas, Evansville would not be the city it is today without Mr. Henning's generous service; his leadership, wisdom, and enthusiasm have made him highly honored in the community and the state: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly recognizes Wayne F. Henning's outstanding career, his many accomplishments, and his dedication to both the financial services community and the people of Indiana.
    SECTION 2. That the Indiana General Assembly offers congratulations and best wishes to Wayne F. Henning on the occasion of his retirement.
    SECTION 3. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Wayne F. Henning.