Heritage of Hope Inc. would like to thank the donors, sponsors, volunteers and others who contributed to the success of the 50th Hope Heritage Days. Entertainers, parade participants and festival-goers of all ages helped make this a great event!


The Town of Hope

Columbus Area Visitors Center


Duke Energy

Mhart Express Inc.

First Financial

Bartholomew County Commissioners


Strand Associates

ABC Cutting Contractors Inc.

Nading Mechanical Inc.

The Republic

Hoosier Energy (REMC)

Johnson-Witkemper Insurance

Bishopp's Appliances

Cornett's Corner Café

David Dailey State Farm Insurance

Norman Funeral Home

Greg Spurling & Associates

Miller's Merry Manor

L&M Glick Seed

Hope Warehouse

Daily Feed & Grain

Columbus Optical

Hope Tobacco

WindRose Health Network

The Gold Nugget Pawn Shop, Inc.

Vicki Gardner Century 21

Tonala Mexican Restaurante

Miller Insurance Services

Hope Wellness Pharmacy

Special By Design


Columbus Silgas

Robertson Paving

Dr. John Harker

Hope Hardwoods Inc.

Fourman Enterprises

Metabolic Research Center

Deckard Tool and Engineering Inc.

Cynthia A. Bole, Attorney

HSJ Online

Major's True Value and Rental

Hawcreek-Flat Rock Area Endowment Fund

Ditech Incorporated

Milestone Contractor LP

Festival Friends: Gifts of Time, Materials and Service

Hope Police Department

Hope Volunteer Fire Department

Hope Chamber of Commerce

Bartholomew County Commissioners

Bartholomew County Highway Department

Hope Town Council

Hope Utilities Department

Hope Library

Hope Summer Playground

Yellow Trail Museum

Hauser Athletic Department

Hope Main Street

Sweet Chiropractic Offices

White River Broadcasting

Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corporation

Actors Studio of Hope

Dorel Juvenile Group

11th Indiana Civil War Re-Enactors

Kemper CPA Group

John Beeker Family

Sam Simmermaker

Chevrolet of Columbus

Fred Armstrong

Columbus City Garage

Jeff Hadley

Brenda & Gary McDonald

Anthony, Shelley, & The Young Family

Kevin & Lisa Kelley

Clark Plumbing

Susan Thayer Fye

Diane Jekel

Mary Bragg

J&J Excavating

Feathered Friends 4-H Club

Chuck Baker

Tim Dempsey

Baasha Rhoades

Randy & Tonja Sims

Michael & Tina Dean

Chuck & Michelle Caldwell

Michele Clark

Barb & Ed Johnson

Adora Paetzel

Jay & Nancy Shoaf

John Caldwell

Johnny Caldwell

Herchel Frazee

Designed Sound & Video

David Miller

Janet Lee

Bobbie Parmerlee

Taylor Hurt

Jim Jessee and John--Blacksmiths

Arnold Ellison & Maddie

Bill Johnson

Carrie Harris & Family

Steve McKinney

Lindsey Flood

Faith Richards & Family

Bettie, Greg, and Emily Wessel

Roger and Robin Hargett

David Bruner

Lynn Thayer

Pam & Pat May

Jessica Brown

Rod & Joanna Dailey

Kim Ray

Tom & Sandy Miller

Robert Finkle

Kathie Clouse

Erin Anderson

The Worker Bees

Jacob Rose

John Hatton

John Bragg

Caden Pattingill

Clayton Growe

Devon McNicholas

Austin Cord

Justin Compton

Sunday Evening Workers

Joshua Poole

Mary Crum

Kristin Keith

Ryan Arthur

Kylie Love

Bryce Hadley

Breanna Hadley

Special Thanks from the Parade Committee

Dwight Carter

Ohmer Miller

Zach Huff

Dani Huff

Beth Huff

Larry and Jean Huff

Mike Deckard

Erin Dearing

Ben Ballenger

Kenny Greenlee

Teresa Covert

Ronnie Tallent

Ben Miller

Angela Potts

Jeff, Brad and Nichole Paetzel

Kristian Worland

Heather Brunner

Brent Berkenstock