2017 Convention

Reflections of 60 great years

KENTUCKY FLORISTS' ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME

 

Established in 1984, the KFA Hall of Fame honors those dedicated members who have made significant contribution to the floral industry in Kentucky and to the Association; who have devoted their time, efforts, and service towards the betterments of the floral industry

 

Nominations for this award are accepted each year and may be made by any member of the Kentucky Florists' Association and submitted to the Board of Directors in writing, which then must be approved by a  two-thirds vote for the nominee to be inducted.

 

This award is  limited to not more than three inductees in one year, but is not a mandatory award and shall not be given in any year that a qualified candidate is not available. Any nominee not granted the award will remain in nomination for consideration in succeeding years.

 

To nominate an outstanding individual of the Kentucky floral industry, please send a letter of recommendation to:

Wayne Esterle (wayne@inbloomagain.com) or

Michael Gaddie (lloydsflorist@aol.com) or

Harriette Miller (harriettemiller@bellsouth.net ).

 

If you would prefer to mail in your letter, please mail it to:

Wayne Esterle c/o In Bloom Again

810 South Seventh Street

Louisville, KY 40203

 

All letters of recommendation must be received in hand on or before Saturday, July 15, 2017.

1984

Fred Atkinson

Bill Bryan

Warner Cain

Robert Cherry

Robert Cohen

Charlie Danhauer

Tom Danhauer

John Howard

Edward Kraft

Jack Powers

 

1985

Evelyn Byrne

Jean Hamilton

Marie Shouse

 

1986

Bill Keating

Ruby Keating

 

1989

John Orr Metcalf

 

1990

Roger Vannatter AIDF KMF

1991

Bill Goodin

 

1992

Billy Moss

Elizabeth Whitaker

 

1993

Harriette Miller AAF KMF

 

1994

Ollie Masters

 

1995

Wayne Esterle AIFD KMF

 

1996

Clarene Willoughby

 

1997

Dick Field

Joetta Warner

 

1998

W.P. Hendley

1999

John Allen

J.F. Link, Jr.

 

2000

Robert Miller

Julian Moss

Don Rose AIFD

2001

Bonnie Dowler

Diane Montgomery

 

2003

Diana Lloyd

Jim Lloyd

 

2005

Pearl Greer

 

2007

Cindy Willoughby KMF

 

2008

Ercy Miller

2009

Lynn Pennington KMF

 

2010

Michael Gaddie AIFD CFD KMF

Gloria Gibson

 

2012

Jim Johnson AAF AIFD TMFA

 

2013

Mark Bradford KMF

 

2014

Jane Willoughby KMF

Gayle Willoughby KMF

 

2016

Irene Wilburn