Illinoisan of the Day program officials seeking nominations

SPRINGFIELD - Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation officials say they're looking for nominations for the seventh annual Illinoisan of the Day program.

The Illinoisan of the Day program honors individuals who exemplify qualities and characteristics such as integrity, dependability, strong ethics, and a sense of community.  Those who are selected will receive their honors at the Illinois State Fair, which will be held from August 13 through August 23.

Illinoisan of the Day nominees must be a resident of Illinois, and must be at least 25 years old.  Nominees should also be involved with continued volunteerism and community service activities, educational projects, and/or youth programs, as well as an affiliation with state and county fairs in the state.

To submit a nomination form, call (217) 725-8047 or visit

Current Conditions
  • Current Events