STURGIS MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM SEEKS HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS

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November, 2014 – The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2015 Hall of Fame and the 2015 Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame.  Individuals, organizations and businesses considered for induction into the Hall of Fame will have made a positive and significant impact on motorcycling.  Individuals considered for the Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame will have made a significant impact through their work in grassroots rights efforts.

A comprehensive overview of their accomplishments is necessary to make an informed and educated decision.  Please keep in mind that while his or her achievements may be outstanding, not everyone knows it. Biographical info, newspaper articles, historical documents, etc. may be submitted.  Submissions should include the nomination form and any supporting materials, and must be received by the Museum no later than January 9, 2015.

Individuals chosen for induction into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame and the Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame will be honored at the annual induction breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, taking place during the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  This event is open to the public and tickets will go on sale beginning January 5, 2015.

Anyone interested in submitting a nomination form can download the Hall of Fame Nomination form online at http://www.sturgismuseum.com/assets/docs/uploads/15-nomination-form.doc. The Freedom Fighters nomination form is available at http://www.sturgismuseum.com/assets/docs/uploads/ffhof-nomination-form.doc or you can request a nomination form by phoning the Museum 605.347.2001 or emailing info@sturgismuseum.com.

About The Museum: The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame’s mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of motorcycling, honor those who have made a positive and significant impact on the sport and lifestyle, and pay tribute to the heritage of the Sturgis Rally. Our vision is to continue as a world-class museum offering comprehensive and educational exhibits and showcasing rare and unusual motorcycles significant to our history and our sport. The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame stands out among other motorcycle museums, in that we will not only document the history of the machines, we will document the history of the people who have shaped and changed the sport and lifestyle. This will be a resource and inspiration for future generations. Honor the Ride… Build the Legacy!

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