The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is hosting their annual recognition of individuals and organizations that have contributed to the economic success of our community on April 1st from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center. From the event description:

The awards have been established to recognize the various ways in which individuals and organizations have utilized innovation, creativity, and leadership for entrepreneurial endeavors and economic development in the community.

Anyone can nominate an individual or organization between now and 5 p.m. on January 31st. You can do that here. Finalists will be announced in February. 

Interested in attending? You can RSVP here

Top image: Three rows of people are posed and looking at the camera. The front row is seated, middle is standing on the floor, and back row is standing on a small stage. Most are holding award certificates. There are orange, white, and black balloons in the top right corner of the photo. Photo from Facebook event page