Citizens, businesses to receive Governor's Volunteer Service Award

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SPRINGFIELD - More than two dozen Illinois citizens, along with five businesses, will be recognized for their efforts in improving their communities during a special reception in Springfield on April 13.

The event, hosted by Governor Bruce Rauner, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah, and the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, will be held at the Old State Capitol at 1:00 p.m.  Officials say 25 citizens and 5 businesses will receive the Governor's Volunteer Service Award during the reception.

Awards will be given to one youth, one adult, and one senior in each of the Commission's five service regions in Illinois.  Additionally, National Service Awards will be given to one AmeriCorps member, one Senior Corps member, and one for-profit business in each of the service regions.

For a full list of award recipients, click here.

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