2011 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Champaign County Board and University of Illinois are accepting nominations for the 10th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Countywide Celebration. Awardees will be honored Friday, January 14, 2011, at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign at 4:00pm.

Individuals and Organizations can be nominated for the following awards:

James R. Burgess, Sr. – Susan Freiburg Award recognizes individuals/organizations for their humanitarian efforts;

Doris Hoskins Prestigious Community Service Award recognizes individuals/organizations for their community service efforts;

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Achievement Award honors individuals/organizations who have made outstanding strides in attaining or promoting equal rights resulting in the equal treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical condition and sexual orientation.

Nomination forms are available on the websites at: www.ci.champaign.il.us, www.co.champaign.il.us or www.urbanaillinois.us.

For additional information, contact the Community Relations Office at 217/403-8830 or via e-mail at communityrelations@ci.champaign.il.us.

All nominations must be received by Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm.

Nominations should be submitted in writing, not to exceed three (3) double-spaced, typed pages and mailed to: City of Champaign, Community Relations Office, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820.

You can download a copy of the brochure using the following link 2011 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Countywide Celebration.