Vanderminden honored for lifetime achievement
Cecile Corral -- Casual Living, June 3, 2011
THE INTERNATIONAL CASUAL FURNISHINGS ASSOCIATION named Robert Dudley Vanderminden Sr. the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.
Vanderminden, 83 and still designing products, will be honored at the casual furnishings industry's annual awards gala to be held Sept. 14 at the Field Museum in Chicago during the 2011 International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market. The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award is reserved for individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the outdoor furnishings industry and to their individual communities.
Vanderminden has invested a lifetime nurturing three treasures: his family, the business his family owns and the community where both reside.