The Non-Profit Arm of The Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women

OCCSW 25th Annual Women's Hall of Fame

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME

  

After its formation in 1995, the OCCSW founded the Okaloosa County Women’s Hall of Fame to honor the women of Okaloosa County - past and present - whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been of great value to our community’s development.  Each year's inductees are honored on a wall in the Okaloosa County Courthouse.

The Hall is a monument to exceptional women in our county’s history. 


Applicants May Fall Under One Of These Categories

Carolyn Spencer Humanitarian -Inductee who has made significant contributions to the welfare of the human and/or animal populations of Okaloosa County.

Contemporary -Inductee who has made significant contributions to Okaloosa County within the past twenty years, with an emphasis on the past 10

Pioneer - Inductee who has made significant contributions to the founding and/or growth of Okaloosa County.

Military Education

Posthumous 

Business

Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Community Service

2019 Hall of Fame Instructions & Nomination Form Below

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION NEEDED

  FILL OUT FORM BELOW AND SEND THE FOLLOWING  

DOCUMENTATION TO TheOCSW@gmail.com

    NOMINATIONS THAT EXCEED MAXIMUM PAGES ALLOWED ON ANY SECTION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


1. Nominee Biography: Provide biographical information on the nominee, not to exceed three pages


2. Summary of Qualifications: Provide information on the nominee’s specific qualifications for the Hall of Fame, not to exceed one page. Please address the following categories, as applicable. 

a. Professional/Business Qualifications and Contributions (e.g., starting a business)

b. Volunteer/Community Service(e.g., work with local charities or churches)

c. Woman-Specific Contributions (e.g., volunteer time/professional services provided to organiza­tions that serve women and/or address women’s issues)

d. Involvement with Professional/Civic Organizations (e.g., Chamber of Commerce, Florida Bar Associ­a­tion, Women’s Clubs, Charities, Church Groups, etc.) 

e. Leadership Roles in the Community (e.g., spearheading a local project, serving as an officer in a profes­sional/civic organization, etc.)

f. Other (e.g., unspecified outstanding contributions to the wellbeing of Okaloosa County women, awards, notable “firsts” for women, etc.)


3. Nominee Photograph: Must be a digital, high quality/high resolution jpg or png photo of your nominee. NO PDF’s


4. Letters of Recommendation: If desired, you may submit up to three ONE PAGE letters supporting your nominee.


  Submit questions, nomination photos and supporting

              documentation to TheOCSW@gmail.com 

  or mail to: OCCSW/HOF, P.O. Box 1323, Fort Walton  

                                    Beach, FL 32549

Complete Nomination Form Below

All fields must be complete. There is no fee for nominating a woman. You MUST email all supporting documentation and a professional high quality head shot photo (this will be used for the permanent framed grouping for the wall in the courthouse) to TheOCSW@gmail.com. Include both the Nominator and the Nominee's names. DEADLINE IS JULY 15, 2019 - NOTHING ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE.

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REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION AND QUALITY PHOTO TO TheOCSW@gmail.com by 7/15

OCCSW & OCSW, Inc.

P.O. Box 1323 - Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548

850-259-8356

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