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Nominations sought for volunteer awards

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service is accepting nominations for the fourth annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.

The deadline is Feb. 15, according to a news release. Awards will be offered for individuals, AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members and businesses in various regions across Illinois. Within each category, the following areas will be given special priority: economic opportunity, education, environmental conservation, disaster preparedness or response, health and veterans affairs.

For more information and nomination forms, see www.serve.illinois.gov.

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