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Nominees for 5th District Good Neighbor Awards
Do you know a resident or organization that makes exceptional contributions to the 5th Council District neighborhoods? The 5th Council District is searching for residents and organizations that make exceptional contributions to our community.

You can honor them with a nomination for the annual 5th Council District Good Neighbor Awards. During the 5th District Good Neighbor Festival and Picnic on September 23rd, Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske will be honoring the ongoing efforts of those who make a difference in our community. September is National Good Neighbor Month.

"The Good Neighbor Awards are my way of thanking the residents and organizations who are committed to improving the quality of life in our 5th Council District," says Schipske.

To Nominees may be recommended by a family member, friend or neighbor who wishes to recognize someone who has enhanced the neighborhood by doing a good deal or providing a community service. Submit a nomination, a Good Neighbor Awards Entry Form that can be accessed on line at: or by obtaining a form from Councilwoman Schipske’s Neighborhood Office, and should be completed along with a description of no more than 300 words describing what the nominee has done that makes them a candidate for the Good Neighbor Award. Eligible nominations for the 2006-2007 year must be submitted to Councilwoman Schipske’s office no later than August 10, 2007. 

Nominees are sought in 3 categories: youth, adult and organizations, which have made significant contributions to our neighborhoods in 2006-2007. Their actions must go beyond the scope of citizen responsibilities.

Finalists will be selected from the pool of nominated candidates. These winners will receive their award at the Good Neighbor Festival and Picnic on September 23 at El Dorado Park at Willow and Studebaker.