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May 10, 2014

Lake Placid Hall of Fame seeks nominations

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Hall of Fame Committee is seeking suggestions from residents of the Olympic region for possible nominations for 2014.

The deadline to submit is Monday, June 2. The annual induction banquet will be held in the fall.

The Lake Placid Hall of Fame began in 1983 and has inducted more than 100 individuals, as well as the members of the 1948 U.S. Olympic four-man bobsled team and the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team.

Plaques commemorating each member are on display in the Olympic Center’s Hall of Fame, located in the Conference Center at Lake Placid.

In addition to sports accomplishments, athletes must also have made meaningful contributions to society, improving the quality of life or the fellowship of man in the Olympic region, defined as Essex, Clinton and Franklin counties.

Individuals should be past or current residents of the Olympic region or have some significant connection to the area.

The selection committee maintains a list of previously nominated candidates; submissions must be accompanied by a list of accomplishments relative to the purpose of the Hall of Fame and mailed to: Lake Placid Hall of Fame Committee, c/o Alison Haas, 2634 Main St., Lake Placid, NY 12946.

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