Nominations are due Friday June 14, 2019 for the 2019 Neighborhood Hero Award Program sponsored by Project Acclaim and the City of Joliet. The program is designed to honor Joliet residents with outstanding yards or homes. Winners will receive a gift certificate, celebratory yard sign and recognition at a Joliet City Council meeting.
Project Acclaim’s criteria for Neighborhood Heroes include:
• Lawn neat and maintained
• Horticulture and color such as flowers, shrubs, decorative trees
• Obvious improvements to façade or residence
• Exterior appearance must be in good condition
• Landscaping must be resident’s own work
• Garbage cans not visible
• No artificial flowers
• No signage
All nominations must include a brief description of the property, address and preferably a photograph, though not required. All nominations can be sent directly to Project Acclaim via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact the City Planning Department or Jayne M. Bernhard at email@example.com.