Bicentennial Honor 200 Veterans
an Illinois Veteran
Governor Rauner and Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Director Erica Jeffries announced on November 8, 2017 the launch of HONOR 200 Veterans, a signature program of
the Illinois Bicentennial Celebration.
In partnership with the Illinois Bicentennial Office
the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs will honor the work of 200 Veterans
from across the State whose contributions are above and beyond the call of
duty. Nominations will be evaluated on
their achievements and on the extent to which their contributions have aided,
benefited and provided inspiration to their community.
The Boeing Company is a Presenting Sponsor of the
Illinois Bicentennial Veterans program and the Illinois Bicentennial HONOR 200
Please read the Guideline for Nominations before
completing the nomination. Below are two
nomination forms to use. Once completed,
nominations can be sent two ways.
Mail to: Illinois
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
George W. Dunne Office
Attn: Illinois “Honor 200” Bi-Centennial Award
69 W. Washington
Street, Suite 1620
The Official Illinois Bicentennial Celebration will
begin this December 3rd, 2017 with events in Springfield and Chicago
and will be commemorated with programs and events throughout 2018, culminating
with the Bicentennial Birthday Party on December 3rd, 2018 in the
United Center. The HONOR 200 veterans
will be recognized during the Birthday Gala.
For information on the Bicentennial and to find out how your community
can participate go to www.illinois200.com