Park Forest Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for Class of 2009

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Park Forest Historical Society will be accepting nominations for the Park Forest Hall of Fame until December 15, 2009. The official form, which must accompany the nomination, is available at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard, in the lobby of Village Hall and at the 1950s Park Forest House Museum. Members of the Society will be receiving copies of the form along with the announcement of the November program. The nomination materials may be mailed to the historical society, or returned to the library in person to be put in the Historical Society’s mailbox.

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. Inductees will be chosen from among the eligible nominees by the Park Forest Historical Society, and announced early in 2010. The Park Forest Hall of Fame Guidelines are available at the library with the nomination forms. The forms and the guidelines are available online at

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. The induction ceremony will be held at Freedom Hall on April 18, 2010. For information, call Jerry Shnay at 708-747-3571, or email the society at [email protected].