The Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation is seeking individuals to spotlight during the Illinois State Fair as an Illinoisan of the Day. The Illinoisan of the Day program looks to honor individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics associated with Illinois - integrity, dependability, sense of community and strong ethics.
Illinoisan of the Day nominees must be:
• Minimum of 25 years of age,
• Should have an affiliation with state and/or county fairs in Illinois or agricultural groups,
• Involved in service activities, educational projects, and/or youth programs,
• Strong history of volunteerism and community service.
Illinoisan of the Daywinners will receive honors on their special day during this year's Illinois State Fair, which takes place August 9 - 19 in Springfield.
Nomination forms can be requested by calling the Museum Foundation at (217) 725-8047 or downloaded by visiting the museum foundation website, www.statefairmuseum.org. The deadline for nomination is June 25.
The Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization created on October 11, 2006. The Foundation is dedicated to preserving the rich heritage, traditions and legacy of the Illinois State Fair for future generations.