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What is it?

Best of Gurnee is a newly launched business recognition campaign that awards and recognizes businesses, large and small, national and local, for exemplary community-building activities.  It is sponsored by the Village of Gurnee Economic Development Committee (EDC). 

When is it?

This nomination form may be submitted at any time throughout the year, and nominees will be recognized for their efforts via the Village’s communication channels (social media, website, newsletter). Overall winners will be selected from among the nominees to receive a Best of Gurnee award, presented by Mayor Kristina Kovarik twice annually, in the spring and fall. 

How do I nominate?

(1)   Complete the fillable form below. Save the file and email to Ellen Dean, Economic Development Director. Feel free to attach photos or other supporting documentation to your email.

(2)   Print this form and return it via fax or post to: Ellen Dean, Economic Development Director.   Fax:  (847) 623-9475     USPS:  Village of Gurnee, 325 N. O’Plaine Rd., Gurnee, IL 60031

(3)   Send a letter (and supporting documentation) to the addresses above.

Who can I nominate?

Anyone – individuals, businesses, or organizations – may submit nominations, and there is no limit. Self-nominations by businesses are welcomed; tell us your story!