Fond du Lac Attorney to Receive Henry Kimberly Leadership Award at EAA Hall of Fame Banquet
Louie Andrew honored for volunteer efforts on behalf of EAA, community
October 13, 2011 – Longtime Fond du Lac attorney Louie Andrew will receive the Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award for his volunteer efforts on behalf of EAA and the community. Andrew will be honored during the EAA Hall of Fame banquet on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wis.
As part of the award, named for renowned Oshkosh business leader and EAA supporter Henry Kimberly, Andrew will receive a $1,000 prize that can be designated toward any of EAA’s programs.
Andrew’s advice, knowledge of the community and region, and his passion for flight contribute to his effectiveness in his roles as interim chairman of EAA’s Board of Directors and an EAA vice president. He also serves as chairman of EAA’s executive committee and a director for the International Aerobatic Club.
He began flying at the Fond du Lac Airport at age 14, soloed on his 16th birthday and obtained his private pilot’s license at age 17. Andrew, who holds single and multi-engine land and instrument ratings, flies a Piper Aztec and an Aeronca Super Chief that are based at Fond du Lac Regional Airport.
Andrew, a University of Notre Dame and Marquette University Law School graduate, has been a practicing attorney in Fond du Lac for 45 years, specializing in corporate and real estate law. He also owns and operates Guaranty Service Group, Inc. which operates seven title insurance offices and provides services to lenders in the state of Wisconsin and six other Midwestern states.
Andrew and his wife, Sue, live in Fond du Lac and are parents of five children. He will be honored along with the 2011 inductees into the EAA Halls of Fame, which include Ed Fisher of Gilbert, S.C. (Homebuilders), John W. Underwood of Glendale, Calif. (Vintage Aircraft Association), Jack McCornack of Cave Junction, Ore. (Ultralight), the late Tony LeVier of La Canada, Calif. (International Aerobatic Club), and the late David B. Lindsay Jr. of Sarasota, Fla. (Warbirds of America).
A limited number of tickets remain for the dinner and program, which begins with a 6 p.m. reception. Tickets are priced at $50 each, with banquet tables and supporter levels also available. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.eaa.org/halloffame or call 800-236-1025.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Image of Louie Andrew is available at EAA’s FTP site.
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