Black hall of fame seeks nominations for inductions
WARREN -- Nominations are being accepted for the Trumbull African-American Achievers Hall of Fame. The inductee ceremony is celebrated annually in conjunction with Black History Month.
The dinner is conducted the last Saturday in February to recognize blacks who have a positive impact on the community in leadership, community service, development, entrepreneurship, family development, education, religious-outreach programs and artistic talent.
A maximum of eight individuals will be inducted each year. Two positions will be reserved for youths who are positive role models and exemplify leadership.
Nominees must be current residents of Trumbull or Mahoning County and have a maximum of five years of service in their respective field.
Youths must be between 17 and 22 years old.
All nominations must be received from individuals other than the nominee. Officers and board members of TAAA constitute the nomination committee.
Nomination forms may be picked up at the TAAA office, 118 Pine St., Warren, or call Irvin R. Williams Jr., chief executive officer, at (330) 373-6525 for more information.
All nomination forms must be completed and returned by Dec. 15.