Published On: Mon, Mar 19th, 2012

Nominations Sought for Boca Raton’s Walk of Recognition 2012

BOCA RATON — The annual “Walk of Recognition” award, coordinated by the Boca Raton Historical Society, recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a significant long-term commitment to serving the interest of Boca Raton and enriching the lives of its citizens.

Those interested in nominating individuals for induction into the Walk of Recognition in 2012 should visit www.bocahistory.org to obtain a nomination form.  Forms must be returned to the Boca Raton Historical Society by Friday, March 30.  The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 3.

Instituted in 1997, the Walk of Recognition award has been presented to 69 deserving members of the community.  Each inductee’s name is inscribed in a stunning black granite plaque, which is set into a commemorative monument featuring the mission of the program beneath the Addison Mizner statue in Royal Palm Place.

A cornerstone of the community and supporter of numerous organizations in the area, Marta Batmasian originally conceived of the award which has become an annual community program organized and maintained by the Boca Raton Historical Society.  The plaques are underwritten by Marta Batmasian as part of her commitment to her community.

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