The Historical Society of Mount Airy is accepting nominations for the 2019 Hall of Fame.
Individuals and organizations of all types are encouraged to nominate people to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, according to a historical society news release.
“The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to honor truly deserving people, living or deceased, of Mt. Airy and the immediate surrounding areas, who by work, service, volunteerism, word or deed, over an extended period of time, made the community a better place for everyone,” the release details.
The honorable distinction can also be awarded to somebody born in Mount Airy who embodies the aforementioned criteria outside of town limits, the release says.
Candidates from various walks, including business, education, humanitarian and political fields, among others, are eligible for nomination, the release says.
All nominations are to be sent to the Hall of Fame Committee at P.O. Box 244, Mount Airy, MD 21771.
People interested in learning about past inductees are encouraged to visit the Mount Airy Museum, which is open Fridays 6-8 p.m., Saturdays from noon-4 p.m. and the first and third Sundays of each month from noon-4 p.m.