August 29, 2005

Association seeks nominations for award

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Jackson County Chapter of the Southern Illinois University Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the 2005 Service to Southern Illinois Award.

Nominees should be people who have provided outstanding services for the Southern Illinois community in art, sports, political affairs, business, civil rights, religion, education and community affairs. The nominee may remain eligible for the award for two additional years once nominated. The award will be presented at the annual Jackson County Awards Banquet on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the Student Center Ballrooms.

All nominations must be received by Friday, Sept. 30. 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 in Colyer Hall – MC 6809, Carbondale, IL 62901. For more information contact the Jackson County Chapter President Kitty Mabus at 618/453-5439 or 687-1294.