Volunteer of Year Award To Be Presented January 18

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Published on December 19 2013 1:40 pm
Last Updated on December 19 2013 1:40 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the "YOU Make A Difference" award
for volunteers in Effingham County who go above and beyond to make a difference in the community.

The "YOU Make A Differencei" award recognizes people who voluntarily give their time and talent to improve the community in areas including, but not limited to, health care, social services, youth or senior activities, the arts, education, governance, housing, nutrition, community growth and development, and community morale.

This award will be presented during the Annual Chamber Business Recognition Gala held Saturday, January 18, 2014 to an individual, couple, family or group who throughout the year has exhibited selfless commitment to the community via volunteer efforts that made a difference in others' lives.

For more information on the award like the eligibility criteria, judging criteria and how to nominate someone, call the Chamber at (217) 342-4147 or stop by the office at 903 N. Keller Drive to pick up a nomination form

Nominations can be mailed to or dropped off at the Chamber office, 903 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, IL 62401 or they can be emailed to Norma Lansing at nlansing@,effinghamchamber.org with the subject line Volunteer Nomination.

Nominations are due by Friday, December 27, 2013.