Four inductees for the Route 66 Walk of Fame in Kingman, Arizona, during the Best of the West on Route 66 Festival on Sept. 25-27 recently were announced.
The inductees also will be recognized as King of the Road, an honorary position that includes being as grand marshal of the festival’s parade.
The inductees are:
Zdnek and Eva Jurasek — The Juraseks are founders of the Czech Route 66 Association and lead tours on Route 66. Zdnek also is a producer of two Route 66 documentaries and is lending support for the first European Route 66 Festival in Germany in July 2016.
Dries and Marion Bessels — They were instrumental in establishing the Dutch Route 66 Association and give assistance for the Netherlands-based U.S.Bikers Route 66 tours, host open-house events for Route 66 personalities, provide travel information and are assisting in the European Route 66 Festival.
Dale and Kristi-Anne Butel — The Butels, owners of Route 66 Tours in Brisbane, Australia, provide Route 66 tours and are strong supporters of the Route 66 community.