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Neighborhood Hero Award Deadline Approaching-Nominate Today!

Post Date:06/04/2019

Nominations are due Friday June 14, 2019 for the 2019 Neighborhood Hero Award Program. The Neighborhood Hero Award Program recognizes Joliet residents with outstanding yards or homes. Winners receive a certificate, celebratory yard sign, and recognition at a Joliet City Council meeting. The program is sponsored by Project Acclaim and the City of Joliet.

 Project Acclaim’s criteria for Neighborhood Heroes include:

  • Lawn neat and maintained
  • Horticulture and color such as flowers, shrubs, decorative trees
  • Obvious improvements to façade or residence
  • Exterior appearance must be in good condition
  • Landscaping must be resident’s own work
  • Garbage cans not visible
  • No artificial flowers
  • No signage

Nominations must include:

  1. Address of property
  2. Brief description of reason for nomination

*Photographs, especially before and after photographs are helpful, but are not required.

Send your nominations to Project Acclaim by:


 Mail: Project Acclaim, P.O. Box 3799, Joliet, IL 60434

Hand Deliver to:

Community Development Department

Joliet City Hall

150 W. Jefferson Street, 60432

 For more information, please contact Jayne M. Bernhard, Planning Department (815) 724-4052 or email