PRIDE awards nominations being accepted in DeKalb

October 12, 2018

DeKALB – Nominations are being accepted for the 26th annual People Responsible for Improving DeKalb’s Environment awards, according to a news release from the city’s Public Works Department.

The PRIDE awards, sponsored by the DeKalb Citizens’ Environment Commission, recognize residents, organizations, and businesses that have improved the life in DeKalb through projects, activities, or programs emphasizing resource conservation, energy efficiency, beautification, waste reduction, or similar environmental improvements, according to the release.

Awards to individuals are designated as Jim Grosklags awards, in honor of the local environmentalist, for his unwavering commitment to improving the environmental quality of DeKalb.

Nomination forms can be found at cityofdekalb.com and the Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St., and must be submitted by 4 p.m. Nov. 9. They can be sent to Public Works Director Tim Holdeman at the Municipal Building, or to tim.holdeman@cityofdekalb.com For more information, call 815-748-2332.

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