Call for 2012 Hall of Fame NominationsDec 1st, 2011 | By Editorial Staff | Category: Spotlight
Each year, the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM) recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the towing and recovery industry. The tradition started in 1986 when the towing and recovery industry realized it was time to display the roots of the profession. Industry professionals came together and selected individuals who made a difference. To honor those chosen few, the Friends of Towing (now ITRHFM) dedicated an entire section of the museum’s walls for portraits of the inductees. Each September a new class is inducted.
To nominate an individual for induction into the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum, you must be a member (regular member or higher) of the museum. The nomination form for the 2012 class of inductees can be downloaded here. Completed nomination forms can be mailed to the post office box address located at the bottom of the application: ITRHFM, PO Box 23283, Chattanooga, TN 37422. Nominations also can be faxed to 423-267-0867 (a follow-up phone call is required to ensure your fax was received). Nominations close Dec. 31.
Please Note: To nominate individuals for the Hall of Fame, the nomination form must be used. To nominate a person, as noted above, the person nominating must be a regular member (or higher) of the museum. An employee of a company that is a member of the museum is not eligible to nominate unless they are the representative of the company who is designated in the museum membership listing.
Nomination Form Fast Facts:
• Must be at least a regular member or higher of the museum to nominate to the Hall of Fame.
• Must completely fill out both pages of nomination forms.
• Mail to post office box as specified on bottom of nomination form before December 31, 2011.
• Nominee’s background should include all significant contributions to the industry.
• Nominee’s community contributions and involvement?
• Letters of recommendation from other museum members and from industry peers and community leaders such as police chiefs, mayors, council members, alderman, fire chiefs etc.