The Circus Ring of Fame Inductees

Wayne McCary Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

McCary, Wayne

  Biography of Wayne McCary Growing up near Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut, Wayne’s fascination with circuses began at a young age. Travel

ron morris Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Morris, Ron

From the Observer By Katie Johns January 9, 2019 Ron Morris was an adventurer. Morris’ wife, Arlene Morris, said show business is a risky one,

DR and Isla Miller Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

D.R. (Dory) and Isla Miller

Reprinted from: The Independant D. Nevil Monday 15 November 1999 For Three generations, the Miller family have provided the smaller American townships with a taste

Gene Mendez Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Gene Mendez

By Dominique Jando Gene Mendez (1937-1993) is a legendary figure among high wire artists, a talented and fearless performer who helped popularize the style of

Charles Moroski Circus Ring Of Fame Foundation inductee

Charles Moroski

Charles Moroski Charles Moroski was an outstanding trainer know for the classic elegance of his flawless presentation of liberty horses. A native of Poland, Moroski

The highest of achievements in circus arts and culture is celebrated annually in Sarasota, Florida. The Circus Ring of Fame Foundation organizes and hosts the dignified ceremony on beautiful St. Armands Circle before thousands of admirers. The end result is part Academy Awards “Lifetime Achievement”mixed with a Hollywood Walk of Fame style plaque, representing permanent recognition for the artist. After the ceremony, the inductees remove elegant red velvet covers revealing large bronze wagon wheels and biographical plaques, providing a synopsis of their lifelong contribution to circus arts and culture.

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