The state of Missouri will soon be honoring some of its finest citizens for their outstanding work for the betterment of others through the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame.
The fourth class of honorees in the Hall of Fame — Maxine Clark, Langston Hughes, Judith Rowland, Hal Donaldson and Ann Covington — are set for induction on April 7, 2017. The induction ceremony and banquet is open to the public, but guests must purchase tickets to attend.
You can show your support for these outstanding individuals by spreading the word about the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame and its honorees.
What: Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony
When: April 7, 2017, 6-8 p.m.
Where: White River Conference Center in Springfield, Missouri
Who: The dinner and induction ceremony is open to the public, but guests must purchase tickets to attend. The honorees set for induction into the Hall of Fame are Maxine Clark, Langston Hughes, Judith Rowland, Hal Donaldson and Ann Covington.
Tickets: $40 per person. You can purchase tickets online.
Share your story
Help us spread the word about the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame through social media.
We encourage you to join the online conversation about the Hall of Fame by posting about it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tagging your posts with the official hashtag: #ShowMeCitizens
Make your post social media savvy
- Tag the post with the official Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame hashtag: #ShowMeCitizens.
- If applicable, tag the post with the Springfield, Missouri, hashtag: #SGF.
- If you would like to provide a link for more information on the event, please link to: http://bit.ly/2jHOF2017.
- On Facebook, tag when applicable Global Citizen or Convoy of Hope .
- On Twitter, tag @ChiefExecBear (Maxine Clark), @ConvoyofHope, @HalDonaldson, @GlblCtzn, or @JudithJRowland when applicable.
- Boost your post by including a photo.
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Sample social media posts
- Honor #ShowMeCitizens who’ve bettered the lives of others by attending the MO Public Affairs Hall of Fame induction. http://bit.ly/2jHOF2017
- Join in honoring five outstanding #ShowMeCitizens at the MO Public Affairs Hall of Fame on April 7. Tickets are $40 http://bit.ly/2jHOF2017
- Hall of Fame honors #ShowMeCitizens, @ChiefExecBear, @HalDonaldson, @JudithJRowland, Langston Hughes, Ann Covington http://bit.ly/2jHOF2017
MO Public Affairs HOF honors Langston Hughes, first African-American who made a living as a writer. http://bit.ly/2HughesHOF #ShowMeCitizens
MO Public Affairs HOF honors first female MO State Supreme Court Justice Ann Covington http://bit.ly/2CovigtonHOF #ShowMeCitizens
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Sample Facebook posts:
Sharing about the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame on Facebook allows for some additional customization. The sample posts below provide content recommendations based on our best practice tips for optimizing link sharing on Facebook.
- Post text: Join fellow Missourians in honoring five outstanding #ShowMeCitizens at the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame April 7, as we induct Maxine Clark, Langston Hughes, Judith Rowland, Hal Donaldson and Ann Covington.
- Post text: MO Public Affairs Hall of Fame honors MarooNation alumna Judith Rowland, ’11, U.S. policy and advocacy manager for Global Citizen, on April 7.
- Post text: Celebrate the induction of Ann Covington into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame on April 7. Covington is the the first female Supreme Court Justice in the state of Missouri.
- Post text: Join the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame in recognizing Hal Donaldson for his work with Convoy of Hope in providing emergency relief to people around the globe. #ShowMeCitizen
- Post text: #ShowMeCitizen Maxine Clark, founder of Build-A-Bear, uses her work to help advocate for female entrepreneurs. Help us recognize her work at the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame on April 7.
- Post text: Celebrate the life and work of Langston Hughes as he is inducted into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame on April 7. He was the first African-American to earn a living as a professional writer.
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