Do you know someone who devotes his or her time to helping others or is committed to promoting respect, tolerance or volunteering in Wilmette?
Wilmette Human Relations Commission is seeking nomination for its annual award honoring individuals who has made a significant contribution to the Wilmette community. Nominations do not need to be Wilmette residents but contributions need to have been made to Wilmette community.
The deadline for nominations is June 14, 2013.
Here are the criteria for nominations from the village:
Nominees for the award should have made a significant contribution to the Wilmette Community in one or more of the following ways:
· Fostered and/or promoted understanding, mutual respect, cooperation and positive relations between and among persons in Wilmette, particularly among persons of varied economic level, race, religious affiliation and ethnic origin.
· Initiated, implemented or promoted educational and informational programs to further the goals of improved community relations, and the protection of the civil rights of individuals and groups in the community.
· Assisted residents in creating and discovering opportunities to build a strong community through volunteerism, and participation in neighborhood and community events and programs.
· Worked with other commissions, community organizations, schools, religious institutions, and neighborhood groups to promote good will, understanding, respect, and inclusion among all of Wilmette’s residents and groups.
Nomination forms are available on Wilmette village website: www.Wilmette.com
Electronic nominations and supporting materials can be emailed to: Prejznerj@wilmette.com, or mailed to: Human Relations Commission, Village Manager’s Office, 1200 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091.