Located along central Lansing's Washington Square, it aims to be the first comprehensive Walk of Fame in the nation to honor the contributions of its residents on a statewide basis. Each year nominations are accepted by people from around the state and nation.
The first group of Michigan Walk of Fame's inductees were honored on May 25, 2006 during Michigan Week. The 2006 inductees were announced on March 14 and twelve more will be added annually. Stevie Wonder, Helen Thomas, Jeff Daniels, Dick Ford (Gerald Ford's brother), and many others attended the May 25 event to be formally inducted, AP News Article
The second group of inductees were announced in fall 2007 and the third group of inductees are currently being considered from over 500 nominations.
Stevie Wonder made a special appearance at the Michigan Historical Center in May, 2006 for the unveiling of his star on the Michigan Walk of Fame in downtown Lansing.(At the Center)(Brief article)
Sep 01, 2006; STEVIE WONDER made a special appearance at the Michigan Historical Center in May, 2006 for the unveiling of his star on the...