AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, encourages residents and service groups to submit nominations for the 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards by Friday, Feb. 15.

“Many selfless individuals dedicate their time and effort to help those in need and to improve our communities,” Kifowit said. “I want to thank every volunteer for their service, and I encourage residents to nominate great volunteers they know for recognition.”

The Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards recognizes individual volunteers through a statewide award program in efforts to promote volunteerism and community service across Illinois.

Residents can nominate a volunteer for the following categories:
– Adult (19-54 years old)
– AmeriCorps Member (member of an Illinois AmeriCorps national service program)
– Business (a for-profit company)
– Senior (55 years+)
– Senior Corps Members (55 years+ who are members of the national service programs Foster Grandparent Program (FGP), Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Senior Companion Program (SCP))
– Youth (18 years or younger)

“The work of most volunteers often goes unrecognized,” Kifowit continued. “I encourage residents to help change this narrative by submitting someone they know for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.”

For more information or to submit a nomination visit

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