Texans Get Opportunity to Nominate Outstanding Texans for Legends of Texas Bridge At Sun City Texas.
GEORGETOWN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 3, 2002
For the first time, all Texans will be given the opportunity to nominate outstanding Texans to be commemorated on the Legends of Texas Bridge in ceremonies June 10 at Sun City Texas in Georgetown.
The bridge honors Texans, 50 years of age or better, who have given back to their community and enhanced the lives of those around them. Former honorees include Walter Cronkite Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (born November 4 1916) is a retired iconic American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for The CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81). , Tom Landry Thomas Wade Landry (September 11, 1924 – February 12, 2000) was an American football player and coach. He is best known for his successes as the coach of the Dallas Cowboys. He is often ranked as one of the best and most innovative coaches in NFL history. , Barbara Bush, and James Michener Noun 1. James Michener - United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)
James Albert Michener, Michener . In the past nominations for Legends of Texas were limited to those made by past honorees.
"Each year since 1996, we have had the pleasure of recognizing six to eight Texans who have touched the lives of many and have made Texas a better place to live. Legends of Texas annual ceremonies are held at Sun City Texas to honor these special award recipients," says Gary L. Newman, vice president and general manager of Sun City Texas by Del Webb Delbert E. Webb (May 17 1899 - July 4 1974) was an American construction magnate, real estate developer and sports-team owner who is significant for founding and developing the retirement community of Sun City, Arizona. . "A granite marker with their name and hometown home·town
The town or city of one's birth, rearing, or main residence.
Noun 1. hometown - the town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence; "he never went back to his hometown again" is placed on the bridge for future generations to see. Also a $1,000 donation is made by Sun City to the charity of their choice. We feel it is a good way to honor exceptional citizens who are 50 or better."
Texans may make nominations by going to the Legends of Texas Web site at www.Legendsoftexas.com, where there is a nomination form, or they may email their nominations to email@example.com. Nominations may also be mailed to Gary L. Newman, vice president and general manager, Sun City Texas by Del Webb, 5353 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas Georgetown is a city in Williamson County, Texas, United States. The population was 28,339 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Williamson CountyGR6. Southwestern University is located in Georgetown. 78628.
To be nominated a Legend of Texas, the nominee must reside in Texas and have at least 10 years of residency A duration of stay required by state and local laws that entitles a person to the legal protection and benefits provided by applicable statutes.
States have required state residency for a variety of rights, including the right to vote, the right to run for public office, the , be 50 years old or better, and cannot currently hold or be running for public office. Also they should be recognized throughout their community as an exceptional citizen through their deeds and service and have made significant contributions to improving the quality of life there.
Contributions may include, but are not limited to social services social services
welfare services provided by local authorities or a state agency for people with particular social needs
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Sun City Texas by Del Webb (www.suncity.com/texas) is the premier community for active adults 55 and better. Located just north of Austin in Georgetown, Sun City Texas offers its residents championship golf courses, swimming pools, hiking trails, tennis courts and numerous additional amenities in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting.