As Vice-Chair of the legislature’s Veterans Affairs Committee, State Senator George S. Logan is letting the public know that the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its 2017 hall of fame class. Nominees must be veterans who honorably served in a branch of the military and who have been leaders in a variety of areas, such as arts, education, public service, volunteer activities, and community and business leadership.
Anyone can nominate a veteran, and the award also can be given posthumously. Nomination packets and selection criterion can be found on the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs website under forms or by going directly to: http://www.ct.gov/ctva/lib/ctva/halloffame/veterans_hall_of_fame_nomination_packet_2017.pdf. All nomination packets must be received by the Office of the Commissioner of Veterans’ Affairs, 287 West Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, by 4 p.m. on September 29. Nominations received after September 29 will be automatically considered for the next year. Questions about nominations should be directed to Tammy Marzik at 860-616-3603.
Sen. Logan represents Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany and Derby; and parts of Hamden, Naugatuck and Woodbridge. He can be reached at George.Logan@cga.ct.gov or 800 842-1421 or on the web at www.SenatorGeorgeLogan.com.