Nominations for the 2007 Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Hall of Fame are officially open!
Anyone can nominate candidates in any of 14 categories by completing the Online Nomination Form http://www.spinalcord.org/) on or before 5 pm Eastern Time on August 15.
Formed by NSCIA in 2005, the SCI Hall of Fame was created to celebrate and honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to quality of life and advancements toward a better future for all individuals with spinal cord injury.
Finalists will be reviewed by a the Hall of Fame Selection Committee before the final inductees are announced at the 3rd annual SCI Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala on the evening of Tuesday, November 6, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
This year’s categories include Assistive Technology, Benefactor, Corporate Executive, Disability Activist, Disability Educator, Entertainment, Entrepreneur, Government Executive, Grassroots Organizer, Legislative, Media, Research in Basic Science, Research in Quality of Life and Sports.
Go here to see a full list of SCI Hall of Fame members: http://www.spinalcord.org/
In addition to the 14 Hall of Fame categories, nominations are being accepted for the 2007 NSCIA Emerging Leader Award, which was introduced last year for exceptional leadership qualities in a local or regional capacity toward the improvement of opportunities or quality of life for persons living with SCI.
For more information, visit www.spinalcord.org or call (800) 962-9629.