Call for Hall of Fame Nominations

The GATEway District Hall of Fame Selection Committee is seeking nominations for candidates for induction into the GATEway District Hall of Fame for the 2015-2016 Optimist year. To qualify for nomination the nominee must have at least ten years of service as an Optimist and be a member in good standing of an Optimist Club or Clubs in the GATEway District; have held the office of District Governor or Lieutenant Governor and obtained the status of either Distinguished Club President or Distinguished Lieutenant Governor; served on one or more committees as its chair; and demonstrates the personal demeanor that is in keeping with the philosophy and goals of Optimist International and the GATEway District.

Being named to the District Hall of Fame is a huge honor for the recipient. As noted in the Hall of Fame Rules, this recognition “is established as a reward for good and effective leadership and to recognize those Optimists who have served the District with honor and distinction.”

Visit the page on our website for access to the complete list of guidelines and the nomination form here. You will also see the members of the Hall of Fame.

Send nomination forms/letters to Past Governor Russ Thomas at 2830 Stratfield Court, Cumming, GA 30041 or by email at The deadline for nominations is January 25, 2016.

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