At the 2nd Annual National Softball Association Northern Indiana Hall of Fame Banquet, held November 10, 2012 in Warsaw, Indiana, the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau received the Meritorious Award. The Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau has partnered with NSA Indiana North for many years to bring adult softball and quality tournaments to the Kokomo community.
Jim Kimmel, Director of NSA Indiana North presented Kim Morgan of the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau with the award during the Hall of Fame Banquet. He stated, “The Kokomo Visitors Bureau’s partnership with the NSA has been a driving force for additional tournament play in the Kokomo community.” The NSA hosted 8 tournaments in Kokomo during the 2012 season. Those tournaments produced more than $250,000 in visitor spending.
Other Kokomo award winners were the Kokomo Parks Department which received the 110% award and Mike Hagy who was inducted into the Hall of Fame under the Coaches Division.