Photo shows the first Watertown Hall Of Famers in 2013

Do you know someone who might be doing great things for Watertown? The Watertown Hall of Fame committee would like to hear from you before the May 18th deadline.  The Watertown Hall of Fame committee is looking for nominations from the community prior to this year’s selection process. Nominees for the Watertown Hall of Fame must have been active in the Watertown community between 1960 and the present. A panel of 11 voting members will select the 2017 nominees. To make the final list of inductees, the recipients must appear on a minimum of 7 of the 11 ballots. The Watertown Community Hall of Fame was formed in 2013 to honor Watertown people who have made a significant, positive impact on the community since 1960. The Hall of Fame committee is made up of Watertown business and professional leaders. Nomination forms can be picked up at the Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce office at 1 E. Kemp Avenue or may be found at www.watertownsd.com. The deadline for nominations is May 18, 2018.

As a reminder, here are the individuals that have been inducted into the Watertown Hall of Fame:

2013: Kenneth B. Way, Burdette Solum, Clark Redlinger, Dean Gackstetter

2014: Terry Redlin, Irvin Hinderaker,

John Calvin 2015: Thomas Roby 2016:

Ernie Edwards, Joy Nelson, Lew Raderschadt

Last year’s inductees included Donus Roberts and Jo Messer.

Nominees for the Watertown Hall of Fame must have been active in the Watertown community between 1960 and the present. A panel of 11 voting members will select the 2018 nominees. To make the final list of inductees, the recipients must appear on a minimum of 7 of the 11 ballots.