Know of an unsung hero or heroes in the state's meat business? You have until Nov. 6 to nominate him, her or them for the Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame.
Since 1993, this honor has been bestowed on more than 60 individuals, representing every phase of the industry. Previous inductees include researchers, policymakers, professors, equipment suppliers and operators of both large and small processing plants. Their names and bios are posted online at www.ansci.wisc.edu/Meat_HOF.
The nominating committee is now seeking names of individuals to induct in 2010.
To submit a nomination for the Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame, download a nomination form at www.ansci.wisc.edu/Meat_HOF or contact Elton Aberle, firstname.lastname@example.org, (608)890-0959, or Jeff Sindelar, email@example.com, (608)262-0555, at UW-Madison Meat Science Lab, 1805 Linden Dr., Madison, WI 53706.
Nominations must be received by Nov. 6, 2009, to be considered for the Class of 2010.