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posted: 3/17/2014 2:49 PM

Hoffman Estates seeking nominations for Barb Basl Award

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Submitted by village of Hoffman Estates

The village of Hoffman Estates Commission for Disabled Citizens is seeking nominations for the annual Barb Basl Community Recognition Award.

The award will recognize an outstanding resident, employee or student in Hoffman Estates. Nominees must have worked to overcome the challenges associated with their physical, mental and/or cognitive disability, thereby achieving excellence through academic work, community involvement or extracurricular activities.

To nominate an individual, forward a letter of support (not to exceed 500 words) that highlights the aforementioned qualities of the individual, as well as the individual's contact information. Entries can be sent via email to, or via U.S. mail to Dr. Algean Garner c/o Health and Human Services, 1900 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169.

Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m., Thursday, March 20. The commission will review all applications, and select a recipient based on the information submitted. The award ceremony will take place during the Monday, June 16, village board meeting, with honors bestowed upon the recipient at that time.

For more information, call (847) 781-4850.

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