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 25, 2010.
Each year, the Image Advisory Commission recognizes image-enhancing and beautification efforts and has honored such organizations and businesses as The Chicago Bandits, Little Angles and The Open Door Clinic. The Commission has also honored many individuals, including Judi Brownfield 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.
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.
Nomination forms can be filled out online by going to the City’s website at www.cityofelgin.org.
Click on the “2009 Image Awards Nomination Form” in the quick links section of the website.
If a hard copy of an application form is needed, please call Sue Olafson, Image Commission staff liaison at (847) 931-5601.
Winners are selected by members of the Image Advisory Commission, and will be honored at the annual Image Awards event scheduled for March 11, 2009 at The Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way.
For more information or questions regarding the Image Awards contact Olafson at 847-931-5601.