Due to the ongoing restrictions on public gatherings related to COVID-19, the Walk of Fame Committee and the Civic Lubbock, Inc. Board of Directors made the decision to wait until fall of 2021 to host the next West Texas Walk of Fame Inductions. This decision was not made lightly. The safety of the inductees, their family and friends that would want to attend and possibly travel to Lubbock for the event, as well as the public in general was a factor in making that decision. Equally important is the desire to host a successful event where everyone feels comfortable attending and that the Inductees can be fully recognized for their contributions to the arts and entertainment.
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