SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is accepting nominations for the Governor's Home Town Awards that recognize volunteers statewide.
The application deadline is Aug. 15.
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The state gives awards in six project categories based on six population divisions.
Local governments, schools, community organizations and chambers of commerce can submit applications, among other representatives.
A team of judges will evaluate the applications on need, use of resources and impact.
One project from each population division will receive the Governor's Cup, a traveling silver trophy.