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Foundation accepting nominations for Wall of Fame through July 14

Jul. 01, 2013 @ 12:15 AM

HUNTINGTON -- The City of Huntington Foundation is accepting nominations for the Greater Huntington Wall of Fame through Sunday, July 14.

The wall is located in the Big Sandy Superstore Arena and features plaques and pictures of members including a brief description of accomplishments. There are 111 people featured on the wall.

To qualify for the recognition, the nominee:

Must be a Huntingtonian, if not native born, the nominee must have lived in the Huntington area for a minimum of 10 years.

Must have performed a community service from which the entire Huntington area has benefited and/or must have achieved national recognition in his or her chosen field and acted as ambassador for the Huntington area.

Nominees may be nominated from, but not limited to, the following categories: art (literary, performing, visual), business; civic (community) service; education; humanitarian; science (medicine, research); and sports.

To submit an nominee portfolio, contact Foundation President Maxine Loudermilk at 304-696-5522. The portfolio will contain the nominee's description of accomplishments, supporting material and other information required. Completed nominee portfolios may be mailed to the City of Huntington Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1659, Huntington, WV 25717-1659 or delivered to the Foundation's office located in Huntington City Hall, second floor, inside the JCS Auditorium, Room 2.

The selection will be announced in August with the induction awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 17, at the arena.