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Illinois Seeks Governor's Hometown Awards Applications

July 07, 2018 - 9:50 pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) - The state of Illinois is accepting nominations for the 2018 "Governor's Hometown Awards."

Program administrator Scott McFarland says they're looking to honor grassroots efforts made in 2017 to improve communities, "Any city or county can apply. There's a nomination form on our website: . There you will be able to give a brief description of the project. It can be a one-day event or an ongoing project. It just needs to have happened within the past year."

Award applications will be accepted through August first.