Savana… State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) encourages residents of the 71st District to nominate veterans for HONOR 200. “Illinois will be recognizing veterans and their contributions to their communities during the bicentennial celebration,” said Rep. McCombie. “This is another way people can recognize and say thank you for the contributions of our veterans. I gained an appreciation for our military when I was young, because I grew up and lived across the country as part of an Army family. The HONOR 200 program is a small way for the Illinois to give back to a community that has given so much” The Bicentennial Veterans Program, HONOR 200 will recognize Veterans all across the state who go above and beyond serving their fellow veterans and their communities. In partnership with the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs HONOR 200 nominations can be submitted by mail or on-line at www.illinois.gov/veterans. 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<http://www.illinois200.com>. Nominations must be submitted no later than July 31, 2018 The Boeing Company is a Presenting Sponsor of the Illinois Bicentennial Veterans program and the Illinois Bicentennial HONOR 200 campaign. To be taken directly to the complete nomination guidelines and the nomination form, use the link below: https://www.illinois.gov/veterans/Pages/Illinois-Bicentennial-Honor-200-Veterans.aspx ###

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