Community members have an extra week to submit their nominations for the 's second annual Heart of Buffalo Grove awards. The Chamber has extended its the nomination deadline to Sept. 17.
Categories for awards, which recognize caring members of the community, include:
Above & Beyond — A resident of Buffalo Grove or the employee of a Buffalo Grove business or governmental body who has exhibited kindness or heroism under extraordinary circumstances or exemplary community involvement.
Business Philanthropy — A Buffalo Grove business that gives back to the community.
Community Volunteer — A resident of Buffalo Grove who gives tirelessly of their time and talents to make the community a better place to live.
Senior Volunteer — A Buffalo Grove resident aged 65 or older who has donated their time and talents to helping others.
Teach & Inspire — A teacher, instructor or coach who inspires Buffalo Grove individuals to aspire to a higher level.
Together We Can — A group of Buffalo Grove residents that have worked together to benefit or provide assistance to the community.
Buffalo Grove residents and business representatives are encouraged to make nominations for these awards. Multiple nominees are welcome. The nomination form is available on the Buffalo Grove Chamber of Commerce's website.
The Heart of Buffalo Grove awards will be presented at a Nov. 10 gala at the .
Call the Buffalo Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at (847) 541-7799 for more information.