Walk of Fame Nominations being Accepted

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The Walk of Fame Steering Committee, a joint endeavor between the City of Hendersonville and Henderson County, is now accepting nominations for the “Class of 2020" Walk of Fame honorees.

To nominate an individual to be inducted in the Walk of Fame, please complete the nomination form and submit one copy of the completed nomination packet, including the supporting documentation, no later than October 25, 2019. Please include a statement of no more than three double-spaced pages with information about the individual, including the following:

•    Why you feel this person's contribution is significant,

•    Why you consider his/her contribution to be long lasting or even timeless,

•    What specific impact has his/her contribution made on the quality of life in Hendersonville and Henderson County.

Please send the competed nomination form no later than October 25 to either of the following:

Ms. Tammie Drake                              -or-                              Ms. Terry Wilson

City Clerk                                                                                Clerk to the Board

tdrake@hvlnc.gov                                                                    twilson@hendersoncountync.gov

145 5th Ave. E.                                                                        1 Historic Courthouse Square, Suite 1

Hendersonville, NC 28792                                                      Hendersonville, NC 28792

About the SELECTION PROCESS: The Walk of Fame Steering Committee members along with two additional persons for a total of seven members serve as the Selection Committee.

 NOMINATIONS: Nomination forms are available on the City of Hendersonville’s website: http://www.hendersonvillenc.gov/walk-of-fame-nominations, the office of Tammie Drake, City Clerk, City Hall, 145 Fifth Ave. E., or Terry Wilson, Clerk to the Board at the Historic Henderson Courthouse, 1 Historic Courthouse Square, Hendersonville. You may also apply on-line. Nomination forms are due by October 25, 2019. The honorees will be announced at the February 6, 2020 City Council meeting.

 A special event will be planned for the spring of 2020 to formally recognize the honorees and placement of the designated markers.

For more information on the process, nominations, etc., please contact Kaye Youngblood, Chair, Walk of Fame Steering Committee, at kayeyoungblood@yahoo.com.

DEFINITION OF PROJECT: To recognize and honor on a yearly basis present or former residents of Hendersonville and Henderson County for outstanding and lasting contributions to the growth and development of the community through a walk in the downtown area designated as the Walk of Fame and having as its beginning and ending points sites with historical significance.

Posted by Tammie D Monday, September 9, 2019 9:43:00 AM