Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Legacies and Living Legacies

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
July 13, 2016

Now is the time to recognize women who have made a significant contribution to the history of Arizona by nominating them for induction into the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame.

There are two categories for nominations: Legacies and Living Legacies.

Legacy nominations are for women in any field of endeavor who have reached the highest levels of accomplishments and have been deceased at least two years. This year’s Living Legacy nominations are for living women who have reached the highest levels of professional accomplishments in the fields of Education and Health/Science. Last year’s Living Legacies were the Honorable Mae Sue Talley and the Honorable Rose Mofford representing the fields of Business and Public Service/ Volunteerism respectively.

Nomination forms for both categories are available on the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame website at https://www.azwhf.org/inductions/nominations/ Nominations are due August 30, 2016, and should be mailed to the Arizona State Archives, Attn: AZWHF, 1901 W. Madison St., Phoenix, AZ 85009 or email your nomination as an attachment to [email protected].

The women selected will be honored at the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Induction March 23, 2017 at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe.

The Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame program pays tribute to the remarkable women whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have played a significant role in the history of Arizona and provide a significant contribution to the historical record of the State of Arizona. Currently, 99 women have been inducted. Sponsors of the Women’s Hall of Fame include Arizona Humanities, the Sharlot Hall Museum, the Arizona Historical Society and the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. To learn more about all the women in the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame, visit the website at www.azwhf.org or follow AZWHF on Facebook and Twitter.