Honor. Celebrate. Educate.
The Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards (CUIHA) recognizes the achievements of Champaign County’s international commitment to agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education, trade and business.
2014 Award Recipients Announced!
The cities of Champaign and Urbana, along with the 2014 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Steering Committee, have selected the recipients of the 2014 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. The award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 25th, at the I Hotel & Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign, with a 5:45 p.m. reception and 6:30 p.m. awards program. This year, two individuals and one organization will be honored.
Winners this year are:
- Carl W. Burkybile, Humanitarian Relief
- Jackie Corlett Johnson, Trade and Business
- Visit Champaign County AgriTours Illinois Program, Hospitality
The event honoring the award recipients is open to the public.
Tickets are $25 each and must be purchased in advance from the City of Champaign, Community Relations Office, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign, or by calling 217.403.8830.
The Champaign-Urbana International Awards were originally created in 2003 to honor individuals/organizations whose work has contributed significantly to international understanding, cooperation, friendship, and development; recognize the richness of Champaign County’s international contributions, concerns, and commitments in a variety of arenas, including agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education, and trade and business; and educate the public about the connections that exist between our local and global community.
Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Event
The 2014 Awards Program will be held Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:45 p.m. at I Hotel & Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Champaign Community Relations Office, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign or by calling 217/403-8830.