The 52nd annual Glenview Civic Awards will be presented Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Chicago North Shore Suites, 1400 Milwaukee Avenue, Glenview, Illinois. Dinner and the awards ceremony will follow a reception from 6 to 7 p.m.
The purpose of the awards is to recognize and pay tribute to citizens in Glenview who "made a difference" in 2018 by performing community service. The recipients are:
- Citizen of the Year -- Jerry Doetsch, a life-long Glenview resident with a long list of accomplishments and activities
- Youth of the Year -- Katherine "Kate" Gregory, Glenbrook South High School's Student Body President, Interact Club Leader and two-sport varsity athlete
- Public Safety Award -- Officer Mark Amerazian, who kept a distraught man from harming himself in March 2018
- Public Service Award -- Diego Aguero, a repairman who helped residents out of a house on fire in August 2018
Read these criteria for the award nominations
This civic event is sponsored by the Glenview Chamber of Commerce and these service clubs in the Village: American Legion Post 166, Glenview Women's Club, Kiwanis Club of Glenview/ Northbrook, Lions, Navy League-Glenview Council, Optimist, Rotary-Luncheon and Rotary-Sunrise. Each year a member of each organization participates on a selection committee that reviews nominations and selects award recipients.
Reservations for the dinner can be made with Sandie Elliott at the Glenview Police Department at (847) 901-6100, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to 2500 East Lake Avenue, Glenview IL 60026. Reservations must be paid for at the time they are placed. Reservations are $50 per person; choice of entree is chicken, salmon or vegetarian. Arrangements may be made to reserve an entire table, if desired.
Plan now to join with your fellow Villagers in honoring the recipients of the 2018 Glenview Civic Awards and let them know their efforts in making Glenview an outstanding Village are appreciated.