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, and the guidelines are available at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard, in the lobby of Village Hall, at the 1950s Park Forest House Museum (Saturday 1-3 p.m.) or online at www.parkforesthistory.org. The nomination materials may be mailed or delivered to: Park Forest Historical Society, 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL 60466.
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 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].