Park and Conservation award nominations due March 3
From press release
The Rockford Park District Foundation and the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District are seeking to honor a deserving conservationist. The Atwood Award is given to recognize local citizens and/or organizations for their exceptional volunteer contributions in providing facilities, programs or services in the area of parks, recreation and conservation.
Individual nominees should be or have been residents of Winnebago County and have made their contribution within the past 20 years. Organizations within the county must have made the contribution within the past 10 years. Nominations of organizations cannot be made by a member of that organization.
The award will be presented as part of the City of Gardens Kick-Off Dinner and program Wednesday, April 14, at Cliffbreakers. The award consists of a plaque of Kentucky Coffee tree wood with an Atwood memorial medal attached, a plate describing the award, and an inscription bearing the date and name of the recipient.
The deadline for nominations is March 3. Nomination forms are available from the Rockford Park District Foundation office in the Webbs Norman Center, 401 S. Main St., Rockford, or by calling Jamie Johannsen at the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District, (815) 877-6100 or Judy Roby at the Rockford Park District, (815) 987-8695.
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