Hearts of Gold 2022

Hearts of Gold 2022
Posted on 09/22/2021
Submissions for 2022 Heart of Gold Nominations are completed. The deadline for submission was Friday, Oct. 29th. 

Nominate someone for the Village of Arlington Heights Special Events Commission's Annual Heart of Gold Awards, which recognizes people in our community for the special things they do! An award nomination is a fantastic form of recognition to someone who makes a difference in our community, neighborhood, schools, organizations, and businesses. 

Submitting a Nomination

Nominations are easy to do and will not expire for two years. All nominations submitted in 2021 will be included in the 2022 Hearts of Gold nominations. Submit an online nomination form and choose one of the 11 award categories. The more information you provide about the nominee, the more helpful. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021. 

Categories Include: 

  • Mentor
  • Best Neighbor
  • Educator
  • Young at Heart
  • Heroic
  • Young Champion
  • Community Spirit 
  • Business Leadership
  • Kenneth M. Bonder Community Beautification/Environmental Award
  • Pam Stocking Award
  • Let the Commission Decide 

About the Hearts of Gold Award Program
We all know everyday heroes who quietly go about making our community a better place. The annual Special Events Commission's Heart of Gold Awards program is your chance to celebrate these deserving people!

Who Should You Nominate?
It is required that the nominated individual or group lives or works in Arlington Heights. Also, members of the Village Board, candidates for the Village Board or members of the Special Events Commission can not be nominated. The Hearts of Gold has 11 nomination categories, giving you the opportunity to nominate a great neighbor, teacher, volunteer, young person, hero, business leader, senior citizen and more! Please include as much information as possible regarding your nominee.

The 2022 Hearts of Gold honorees will be celebrated in February 2022. All honorees will receive an award and will be recognized on the Village website and social media platforms.

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Mail to: Village of Arlington Heights 
     ATTN: Hearts of Gold Avis Meade 
     33 South Arlington Heights Rd., IL, 60005

Please contact Communications & Outreach Coordinator Avis Meade via email or call 847-368-5104 if you have any questions.