Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is now seeking nominations for its prestigious Image Awards which annually recognizes individuals, businesses or organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. The deadline to submit nominations is Monday, January 15, 2007.
Each year, the Image Advisory Commission recognizes image-enhancing and beautification efforts and has honored such organizations and businesses as The Grand Victoria Foundation, St. Joseph Provena and Al’s Café & Creamery. The Commission has also honored many individuals and numerous civic organizations.
There are five categories for the annual awards including Individual/Professional, Individual/Volunteer, Projects (such as special events, fundraising projects and neighborhood improvements), and Organizations or Businesses.
Nomination forms are currently available at City Hall, The Gail Borden Library, and The Centre of Elgin. They can also be downloaded from the City’s website at www.cityofelgin.org.
In addition to the Image Awards, the Commission also presents a Citizenship award, which is designed to recognize individuals whose outstanding activities and efforts exemplify the meaning of citizenship.
Winners are selected by members of the Image Advisory Commission, and will be honored at the annual Image Awards event scheduled for March 8, 2007 at The Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way.
For more information or questions regarding the Image Awards contact Sue Olafson, public information officer at 847-931-5601.