Selection Process


The East Orange Hall of Fame  Selection Process

  • Current and former East Orange residents are invited to recommend deserving East Orangeans at any time, year round. Public Recommendations will be taken into consideration by the Selection Committee when determining the top nominees for public vote.
  • Selection Committee determines a list of potential nominees by March 1
  • The Selection Committee narrows the nominees by  April 1.
  • The public at least 18 years of age is invited to vote on the final nominations from  April 1-April 30.
  • The individuals receiving the most votes in each category are automatically inducted for that given year.
  • The Selection Committee will then deliberate to determine who else should be inducted for that given year.
  • Voting closes and inductees are announced in  May.
  • Honorees will be formally inducted in a red carpet ceremony on Saturday during Thanksgiving Alumni Weekend for that given year

  • Official induction into the EOHOF is contingent upon the honoree   formally accepting the honor at the Red Carpet Induction Ceremony within three years of the original induction. All inductees are expected to attend, expect that   a friend or family member will represent inductees who are no longer with us. The EOHOF Selection Committee may select additional inductees based on their availability for the ceremony.



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East Orange Hall of Fame

P.O. Box 1175, East Orange, NJ 07019-1175