September 27, 2004

Association accepting nominations for award

by Tara Koosak

CARBONDALE, Ill. - - The Jackson County Chapter of the Southern Illinois University Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the 2004 Service to Southern Illinois Award.

Nominees should be Jackson County residents who have provided outstanding services for the Southern Illinois community in such areas as art, sports, political affairs, business, civil rights, religion, education and community affairs. Once nominated, individuals remain eligible for the award for two additional years.

The award will be presented at the annual Jackson County Awards Banquet on Sunday, Nov. 14 in the Student Center Ballrooms.

All nominations must be received by Friday, Oct. 1. A biographical sketch, list of achievements and outside letters of support should be attached to the nomination form. The completed form should be sent to the SIU Alumni Association, MC 6809, SIUC, Carbondale, IL 62901.

For more information contact the Jackson County Chapter President Kitty Mabus at 618/453-5439 or 618/687-1294.