CHICAGO – State Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, is encouraging residents and service groups to nominate dedicated volunteers for the 2019 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards by Friday, Feb. 15.

“As we begin a new year, it is important to thank volunteers who continue to have a positive impact in our community,” D’Amico said. “I encourage residents to nominate dedicated 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) 

“Many selfless volunteers’ work goes unnoticed,” D’Amico said. “As a community, we must appreciate and work collectively to improve the lives of as many Illinoisans possible.”

For more information or to submit a nomination visit

Rep John D’Amico Rep John D'Amico

(D-Chicago) 15th District

Springfield Office:
279-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8198
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District Office:
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Chicago, IL  60630
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