Nominations are being accepted for the "2018 African-American Leader of the Year Award" that will be presented by Aurora's African-American Heritage Advisory Board during the 14th Annual Heritage Dinner on Friday, February 23, 2018.
The annual award is bestowed upon a local African-American each year who has demonstrated consistent leadership in and committed service to Aurora's African-American community and the city at large. Previous award recipients are: Judge Keith Brown, Henry Cowherd, Donnell Collins, Alderman Scheketa Hart-Burns, Sherman Jenkins, Cynthia Latimer, Clayton Muhammad, Archie Needham, Lillian Perry, Anthony Stanford, Keith Cross and Tom Boatright.
Nominations must include a brief biographical sketch of the nominee and detailed information of his or her work in the community. Submissions can be made by individuals and organizations online at www.aurora-il.org/africanamericanheritage or email the requested information to [email protected].
Deadline for submission is Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.