City of Florence accepting nominations for the 2017 Walk of Honor Inductees

Image courtesy of the City of Florence

Image courtesy of the City of Florence

FLORENCE, ALABAMA—Mayor Mickey Haddock announced today that the City of Florence will be accepting nominations for the 2017 Walk of Honor Inductees. The public is invited to make nominations.

The Walk of Honor, located in the beautiful River Heritage Park, recognizes individuals of Florence and Lauderdale County who have achieved national or international acclaim.

This is a means to give honor and perpetuate the name and achievement of deserving individuals, either current or former citizens, through a form of civic recognition.

Areas of national or international accomplishment include, but not limited to: agriculture, art, athletics, business, education, government, humanities, literature, medical, military, music, public service, religion, or science and technology.

Nominations will be received until 5:00 p.m., on Friday, December 2, 2016, in the Mayor’s Office. Procedures for making a nomination and form to submit your entry may be obtained by:

  • Visiting the City’s web site,, and selecting the “Walk of Honor” listing under the “Happening Now” section;
  • Picking up a copy from the Mayor’s Office, 102 South Court Street – Suite 200, Florence, AL 35630; or
  • Calling the Mayor’s Office at (256) 760-6400. Please include any substantiating data and picture, if possible, with your nomination form.

After receiving nominations, the Mayor’s Walk of Honor Selection Committee will choose the 2017 inductees and a ceremony will be held in their honor. A bronze plaque with a picture of the inductee, along with a brief inscription of their accomplishment, will be placed at the Walk of Honor.