VALPARAISO | Orville is welcoming a very important guest on Sunday. Oscar.
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VALPARAISO | The King of Popcorn seems to have made a triumphant return to the city. Not only is his statue in Central Park Plaza a popular feature, Orville Redenbacher has almost 200 followers on his Twitter account.
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Methodist Hospital displays its grand prize trophy during the 2012 Orville Redenbacher Parade.
Methodist Hospital proudly display their grand prize trophy during the 2012 Orville Redenbacher Parade.
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Popping the Question: Orville Redenbacher's secret craft for creating 'perfect kernels' remains festival claim-to-fame
The late Orville Redenbacher happily wore the crown of "Popcorn King," and each year, made a return trek to Valparaiso to participate in the parade and festival created in his honor.
People pose with a statue of famous popcorn legend Orville Redenbacher in Valparaiso late last summer.
Valparaiso - Peter Peuquet, CEO of Chester, Inc., puts his arm around a statue of Orville Redenbacher after an unveiling of the statue at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso, Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Redenbacher and partner Charlie Bowman bought the George F. Chester and Son seed corn plant …
Orville Redenbacher's daughter, Gail Tuminello, and artist Lou Cella unveil a statue of Redenbacher sitting on a park bench in Valparaiso.
A statue of Orville Redenbacher sitting on a park bench is unveiled Tuesday during a ceremony in Valparaiso. Redenbacher and partner Charlie Bowman started Chester Hybrids in 1951 while developing their famous popcorn in Valparaiso.
Abagail Igarta, left, with the city of Valparaiso Redevelopment Commission, and Barbie Johnson, with the Valparaiso Parks Department, kiss the newly unveiled Orville Redenbacher statue Tuesday at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso.
Orville Redenbacher's daughter, Gail Tuminello, fixes a bow tie prop on a statue of her famous father after it was unveiled to the public in Valparaiso.
CHICAGO | The signature suspenders were no problem for artist Lou Cella to recreate, but the wavy hair and the famous black, horn-rimmed glasses were more of a challenge.
VALPARAISO | When first approached about the idea of having a sculpture of her father in the Valparaiso's downtown park, Gail Tuminello said she couldn't quite picture it.
VALPARAISO | The man who rose to become top of the poppers, Orville Redenbacher, was born in Brazil, Ind., on July 16, 1907 -- the youngest of four children.
One of the great signature events of Valparaiso is the Popcorn Festival, a chance for the community to get together and celebrate the legacy of Orville Redenbacher.
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