PERRY COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Illinois communities of all sizes are encouraged to enter the 29th Annual Governor's Home Town Awards competition.
The GHTA recognizes volunteers whose hard work and dedication greatly improves their communities.
The deadline to submit applications is August 15.
Awards will be given in six project categories based on the six community population divisions.
Applications can be submitted by a variety of community representatives like local governments, schools, community organizations, chamber of commerce, community action agencies, area agencies on aging or local job training organizations.
Volunteer judges will evaluate the applications on need, use of resources and impact.