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Heritage Award Nominations

The California Baptist Historical Society is seeking Heritage Award nominees who have made outstanding contributions to California Southern Baptist history and/or have made a significant impact in promoting the importance of that history. Nominees should have shown rare and unusual dedication to the cause of California Baptist history through such means as writing, teaching, denominational and local church service, archival and library development, communicating the heritage or interpreting the history of California Baptists.

2015 Heritage Award nominations will be accepted through September 15.

To send in an online nomination form, click here.
To print a pdf form and mail to the address below, click here:

California Southern Baptist Convention
Linda Barone
678 E. Shaw
Fresno, CA 93710-7704

Please include supporting information.


Here is an alphabetical list of past Heritage Award recipients.

Lawrence Au Joe Davis Dale and June Martin
Edwin Bailey Francis DuBose Polly McNabb
James Baker Samuel Dunham Clarence Moore
Bill and Wilma Bell Bill and Jean East Quinn  Morgan
Earl Bigelow Stanley and Ruby Fogle Averil Mouser
HO Black Wendell and Emily Foss   David Oglesby
Toney Blackwell Thurmond George Jack O'Neal
VE Boyd Al Greenwalt Glen Paden
JL Brantley JL and Esther Harden RL "Pat" Patillo
RG Brister Ed Harness Cecil Pearson
Edd and Flo Brown   Robert Hughes Doyle Phillips
Olie Brown Bates Ivey Stanley Polk
Delores Calkin Joe January SG Posey
WA Carleton Toxie Jarrell Val Prince
Walt Carney Max Kell Shelden Russell
Dave Chamblin Tom Kelly Daniel Sotelo
Cherry Chang George Kendall WB Timberlake
Bill and Elois Clem Dorothy Kilpatrick Don and Anna Jane Venosdel
CR "Clel" Collier RW Lackey Edmund Walker
Jack Combs Timothy Lin James Warren
Earl Crawford HB Long Sam Wilcoxon
  Floyd Looney Paul Wilkerson
  BN Lummus Jim Winchester


For more information, contact one of the following:

Vi Estel (available on weekday mornings)
President, CSBC Historical Society
E-mail Vi Estel

Terry Barone
Communications Group Leader
559.229.9533 x 218
E-mail Terry Barone


Last Published: July 26, 2015 9:49 PM