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
– 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 serve.illinois.gov.