LANSING (May 1, 2012) — Local beer distributor Dan Henry Distributing Co. announced today that company President Dan Henry has won the national “MillerCoors Legend Award,” given at the annual MillerCoors Distributor Convention in Las Vegas in front of some 2,000 fellow distributors from across the country. “I am truly honored to win this national award,” Henry said. “We at Dan Henry Distributing are committed to providing the widest choice of beers to adult consumers and partnering with local businesses to provide quality service to everyone. I am proud to lead a company that delivers quality products, creates local jobs and gives back to the Greater Lansing community.” The Legend Award recognizes distributors who have acquired at least 30 years of service as a Miller or Coors distributor; invested in and grown their MillerCoors business over those years; demonstrated a passion for the beer business and MillerCoors portfolio of brands; and garnered the respect of their peers. “MillerCoors Legends represent the heart, and soul of this business,” MillerCoors President Tom Long said. “They’re the pillars of their communities. They have earned the respect and admiration of their peers and their commitment has been critical to the strength of the entire MillerCoors system.” Founded in 1990 when Henry purchased DeRose Distributing, Dan Henry Distributing delivers the world’s finest beers to more than 600 retailers in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton counties, as well as part of Livingston County. The company has won numerous national awards recognizing its commitment to quality, service and community development. Dan Henry Distributing employs 88 local residents in good-paying skilled jobs. For more information about Dan Henry Distributing, go to www.danhenrydist.com.