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October 8, 2012

Former judge earns Living Legacy award

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COVINGTON, Ind. —

  • A Little League baseball coach for more than 30 years.
  • Volunteer junior high football coach for more than 40 years.
  • A Sunday School teacher at the Covington United Methodist Church for more than 50 years.
  • Involved in Boy Scouts for more than 40 years.
  • Active in the Covington Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation and the Covington Community Foundation for more than 30 years.
  • Part of the founding team that made the Trojan Complex a reality.
  • A founding board member of the Bank of Western Indiana, now Old National Bank.

“With all of his gifts of time, the greatest gift he has given has been his leadership, his wisdom and his loyal support to his family, his friends, his faith and his community,” Ed said. “Spend some time talking to people around Covington and Fountain County and they will you about the friendships he has developed over the past 50 years and the legacy he has left on so many lives in Covington.

“He has indeed left a lasting legacy on the community he has called home for the past 54 years, and I can think of no one who deserves this award more than my father, Vince Grogg. Congratulations, Dad!”

Nearly 200 people crowded into the banquet center for the annual benefit for the Friendship Circle Center. Entertainment included the Covington Elementary School Chorus and the Danville Men’s Barbershop Chorus.

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