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Howard County Seeks Nominees for Annual “Community Sports Hall of Fame” 

January 21, 2020     

Media Contacts: 
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Anna Hunter, Marketing and Public Information Superintendent, Department of Recreation &   Parks, 410-313-4686

Nomination forms are available online – deadline is April 15

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – The Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks has announced that nomination forms are now available for its 2020 “Community Sports Hall of Fame.” Nomination forms are available on line at www.howardcountymd.gov/halloffame or by calling the Department of Recreation & Parks at 410-313-4711. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, April 15.

The Community Sports Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding individuals who have gained prominence in or made substantial contributions to community recreational sports in Howard County.

“As one of our nation’s ‘Top Ten Healthiest Communities’ according to U.S. News and World Report, we are committed to creating an environment for thriving and healthy residents,” said Howard County Executive Calvin Ball. “This success is epitomized by our diverse and robust sports and recreation offerings - a result of the tireless dedication of our residents who serve as incredible coaches, mentors, officials, and volunteers. I encourage county residents to nominate these role models to our ‘Community Sports Hall of Fame’ for their positive influence throughout Howard County.”

Coaches, managers, league officials, commissioners and even behind-the-scenes contributors closely identified with community recreational sports can be nominated. In addition, nominees must be either residents of Howard County or have contributed to community sports primarily in Howard County.  

All nominations must be received or postmarked by Wednesday, April 15 to Mike Blevins at mblevins@howardcountymd.gov or mailed to Howard County Community Sports Hall of Fame, Attn: Mike Blevins, 7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046. Individuals chosen for this year’s class will be inducted into the Community Sports Hall of Fame at the 18th annual Celebration of Sports in October.

The Howard County Community Sports Hall of Fame was established in 2005. A list of past Hall of Fame inductees is available online at www.howardcountymd.gov/halloffame.

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