In recognition of the achievements and contributions by women of the greater Brighton area, nominations are being accepted through Jan. 31, 2021, of potential candidates for induction into the Brighton Area Women’s History Roll of Honor.
Nominations are sought of qualified candidates who have achieved prominence or significantly contributed to the Brighton community while having lived, worked or been affiliated with the area for an extended period of time. Honorees have demonstrated distinctive accomplishments in the candidate’s chosen field of endeavor, professional or otherwise, that are of an enduring nature to the social, cultural, economic, or political well-being of the community, state or nation. These honorees have given service or made commitments which have significantly advanced the status of women in society and exhibit qualities of character and personal ideals which serve as a positive influence on youth and as a model for other women.
Established in 2003 to inform, enlighten and inspire the accomplishments of area women, the Brighton Area Women’s History Roll of Honor has grown to include 103 women, and eight Athletic Championship Honorees.
Nominations will be accepted from individuals or from representatives of organizations and groups through Jan. 31, 2021. Beginning Jan. 4, nomination forms can be obtained at the following locations: Brighton District Library at 100 Library Drive; Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce Building at 218 E. Grand River Ave.; or Brighton Area Schools B.E.C.C. Building at the corner of East Main and Church streets. An online form is available at http://Brightonlibrary.info/roll_of_honor.
Nominations must be received by Jan. 31, 2021, to qualify for induction consideration this year.
The 2021 honorees will be announced in March during National Women’s History Month and will be honored at a special ceremony to be scheduled once COVID19 restrictions are lifted..
Any questions concerning the nomination process may be directed to Brighton Area Women’s History Roll of Honor, c/o Brighton District Library, 100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI 48116, email at BrightonWomensHistory@gmail.com, or via telephone at (810) 227-0656.