The Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum is seeking nominations from communities throughout Central Illinois for its 8th Annual “Honoring Our Heritage Award: Celebrating Organizations That Support And Empower The Black Community by Paying It Forward.” to be presented during the 2019 Gala. This event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL, on October 10, 2019 beginning with a reception and silent auction at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner/program at 7:00 p.m.
The Honoring Our Heritage Award recognizes those that have made significant contributions to Springfield & Central Illinois communities. This year, we will recognize organizations, companies, foundations, churches, and/or charities that have made significant contributions to the African American community in Central Illinois and/or the AAHM. Nominations must be received electronically or postdated by 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019.