Four leaders will be inducted later this year into the Tuscaloosa County Civic Hall of Fame for the impact they've had and continue to have on West Alabama.

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama founded the honorary list in 2000 as part of that organization's 100th anniversary and it aims to recognize citizens who have made "significant, long-term" contributions to the development of Tuscaloosa County.

Each year, a small number of new leaders are added to the Hall of Fame, and the Chamber announced the 2023 honorees Thursday afternoon.

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The nominees include Civil Rights and community activist Christine Coleman, mortgage banker and outdoor activist Bev Leigh, III, longtime University of Alabama administrator
Dr. Pamela H. Parker and Ellen Potts, the executive director at Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa.

Bios for each leader can be found here.

The four living legends will be inducted into the Civic Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Tuscaloosa River Market on October 19th at 2 p.m., and their portraits will be added to a wall honoring the Civic Hall of Fame in downtown Tuscaloosa's Government Plaza.

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