Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

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Nominations are being sought for potential inductees to the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame (FCHOF). Eligible nominees are industry leaders who have made significant contributions to the Florida citrus industry in any of the following fields: pioneering, harvesting, packing, processing, marketing, science and/or education.

Those chosen will be inducted in ceremonies Friday, March 5, 2021, at Florida Southern College in Lakeland. The event is co-sponsored by the Florida Department of Citrus and Florida Citrus Mutual.

The deadline for entries is Nov. 1, 2020. Any nominations received after that date will be considered for the following year. Nomination forms are available by contacting FCHOF Executive Director Brenda Eubanks Burnette at 561-351-4314 or by visiting the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame website.


Email completed application forms here. Hard copies should be sent to Florida Citrus Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 1576, Bartow, FL 33831-1576.

The newest inductees to the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame are the late Frank E. Gardner of Orlando, the late John M. Kennedy Sr. of Umatilla and the late Karick Price Sr. of Orlando. Read more about the inductees.

Additional information is available by calling Burnette at 561-351-4314 or emailing her here.

Source: Florida Citrus Hall of Fame

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