GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is launching her Good Neighbor Business of the Month program, a community-nominated award aimed at giving recognition to businesses that give back to their community.

“I am so proud of the small business owners and entrepreneurs that have chosen to invest in our communities, and I wanted to find a way to recognize the businesses that are consistently getting it right by being involved in their communities and giving back,” said Mason. “I am really looking forward to visiting the business that is honored each month and hearing about the challenges of owning and operating a small business in our community.”

Mason is currently accepting nominees for her August Good Neighbor Business of the Month award. Nomination forms are available at Mason’s constituent service office at 36100 Brookside Dr. in Gurnee. An online version of the form can be found at or on Mason’s Facebook page at For information on Mason’s Good Neighbor Business of the Month award or to request a paper copy of the nomination form, please contact Mason’s constituent service office by calling 847-485-9986 or emailing

“Small business owners are choosing to dedicate many of their hard-earned resources to strengthening our community, and it’s up to us to show them that we support them,” said Mason. “I want to honor those businesses that go above and beyond just making ends meet by awarding them with a certificate honoring the remarkable service they have done for our community.”

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