Deadline approaching for Hall nominations
by Staff Report
DOBSON — Just a week remains in the nomination period for this year’s class of the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame.
The Hall began accepting nominations earlier this month, but will close the period on Sept. 6. Then the committee members will consider each candidate before selecting the next class.
The induction ceremony will be held Nov. 9 in the gym of Surry Community College.
The Surry County Sports Hall of Fame began in 2005 as a means to preserve the history of sports in Surry County.
There are two classifications under which individuals, teams or organizations can be considered:
1. Hall of Fame nominations recognize individuals for outstanding achievements in the field of athletics as a player, coach or administrator.
2. Ring of Honor nominations recognize individuals, teams, corporations/companies or organizations that have made a significant impact on sports through contributions in the field of athletics.
Nominations are being accepted through the Surry County Parks and Recreation Department, Elkin Recreation and Parks Department, Armfield Recreation and Civic Center and Reeves Community Center. Nominations also can be received on the Surry County Parks and Recreation website at www.co.surry.nc.us or by contacting members of the Hall of Fame Committee.
Hall of Fame Committee members are Earl Sheppard, Eddie Wilmoth, Scott Reynolds, Bob Ward, Donald Davis, Linda Davis, Adam McComb, Floyd Jones, Tony Duncan, Dave Diamont, Jim Wilmoth, Ron King, Darren Lewis, Tony Searcy and Jim Hall.
For more information, contact Daniel White at 401-8235.
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