News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
949-724-6077

10/30/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #13-10-30
Subject :

Wall of Recognition Nomination Period Open
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077
    pio@cityofirvine.org

IRVINE, CA (October 30, 2013):  Nominations for individuals, groups, organizations and businesses for inclusion on the City of Irvine’s Wall of Recognition will be accepted from November 1 through December 30, 2013. 

The Wall of Recognition was established in 2006 at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park, located adjacent to the Irvine Civic Center, to recognize those who have made significant contributions to the community. The Wall currently honors 295 individuals and organizations. 

To be eligible for consideration, individuals must be or have been someone who has lived, been employed or attended school within the City of Irvine. Groups, businesses and organizations must be or have been located in Irvine.

Other criteria for nominee consideration include:
    a)    Demonstrated creativity and/or initiative in providing service to the community;
    b)    Provided long-term service to the community, state or nation;
    c)    Made unique contributions marked by excellence and worthy of honor; 
    d)    Made distinct, significant contribution(s) for the betterment of the City; 
    e)    Demonstrated exceptional determination, character, commitment and leadership; and/or
    f)     Died in the line of duty serving the City, state or nation.

No more than three nominations may be submitted by any one individual, group, organization or business. Nomination forms are available at the Irvine Civic Center first floor reception desk and Community Services second floor front counter and online at the City website: cityofirvine.org/wallofrec

Completed applications must be postmarked by 5 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2013, and submitted to the City Clerk by mail, email or hand delivery as indicated below:

Mail
City Clerk
City of Irvine
P.O. Box 19575
Irvine, CA, 92623-9575

Email
clerk@cityofirvine.org

Hand Delivery
1 Civic Center Plaza (first floor reception desk)
Attention: City Clerk



Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 242,651, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.

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