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Nominations Being Accepted for Cooperative Hall of Fame
Thursday, July 10, 2014 6:20 AM

The Cooperative Development Foundation is accepting nominations for the Cooperative Hall of Fame. This award honors those distinguished individuals whose contributions to cooperative business have been genuinely heroic. 

Nominations to the Cooperative Hall of Fame may be submitted by organizations or individuals. Information needed for a nomination includes:  nomination form, narrative of the nominee's life as it relates to the selection criteria, and letters of endorsement.  The following criteria are considered in evaluating nominees: 

  • Statesmanship: Demonstrated statesmanship, innovation, personal commitment, leadership and vision beyond the professional competence and requirement of the position for which he or she served the cooperative sector.
  • Lasting achievement:  Achieved identifiable and lasting change to improve and promote cooperatives.
  • Cooperative advancement: Inspired and persuaded others to act to advance the cooperative system.
  • Recognition: Recognized for work relating to cooperatives at the local, regional, national or international level.

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