Achievements of nine remarkable Californians – including Jim Plunkett – celebrated in Dec. 5 induction ceremony and new exhibition opening Dec. 6
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017/PRNewswire/ – The Office of Governor Edmund G. Dark colored Jr. what’s more, First Lady Anne Gust Brown, in association with the California Museum, today declared the eleventh class of the California Hall of Fame. The new inductees will join 104 persuasive Californians already enlisted for typifying the state’s soul of development.
The inductees of the California Hall of Fame eleventh class are: performer Lucille Ball; bioscientist Susan Desmond-Hellmann; craftsman and lobbyist Mabel McKay; air scientist Mario J. Molina; quarterback Jim Plunkett; writer Gary Snyder; producer Steven Spielberg; performer Michael Tilson Thomas and vintner Warren Winiarski.
“These Californians speak to the dynamic soul and creative ability that is the sign of the Golden State,” said Governor Edmund G. Dark colored Jr. “Their uncommon expertise and art improve our way of life and motivate every one of us.”
California Hall of Fame inductees are chosen by the Governor and First Lady for accomplishments and commitments in regions, for example, science, generosity, sports, business, amusement, expressions of the human experience, writing, innovation, activism and legislative issues.
Inductees and relatives of after death inductees will be given “Soul of California” awards by the Governor and First Lady in an official state function held at the California Museum on Tues., Dec. 5 at 7:00 p.m. Moreover, their lives and inheritances will be remembered in an all-new relic display opening at 10:00 a.m. on Wed., Dec. 6 at the California Museum.
“We thank the Governor and First Lady for selecting another extraordinary group of Californians,” said Richard Costigan III, California Museum Board of Trustees Chair. “We are also grateful to lead sponsors Frontier Communications and Visit California for supporting the 11th Annual California Hall of Fame.”
“The inductees embody California’s innovative spirit, diversity and culture of possibility,” said Caroline Beteta, president and CEO of Visit California. “These trailblazing pioneers bring the California dream to life and inspire people from all over the world.”