Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Park Forest Historical Society will be accepting nominations for the Park Forest Hall of Fame until December 15, 2012. The official form, which must accompany the nomination, is available at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard, at the 1950s Park Forest House Museum, 141 Forest Boulevard on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:30-3:30 p.m., in the lobby of Village Hall, at the Archive Office, 227 Monee Road, Fridays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, or on the society’s website at www.parkforesthistory.org. Nominations may be mailed to the historical society or turned in at the library in person.
To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, persons nominated must have made substantial, beneficial, and consistent contributions to the life and well being of Park Forest over a considerable span of time. Nominees may now live elsewhere, or be deceased. Individuals or couples may be nominated. The person making the nomination does not have to live in Park Forest, and does not have to be a member of the society. Persons may only make one nomination each year. The official nomination form is required along with separate sheets indicating why the person is being nominated, and in convincing and thorough detail, describing the nominee’s qualifications and contributions which fit the criteria. A list of those already in the Hall of Fame is on the reverse of the form or on the website.
Inductees will be chosen from among the eligible nominees by the Park Forest Historical Society, and announced early in 2013. The induction ceremony will be held at Freedom Hall on April 14, 2013.
For information, call society president Michael Gans at 708-305-3308, or email the society through their website.