If you go…
What: State of the Arts Awards 2011
When: Wednesday, October 5
Noon-1 p.m. Program & Lunch
Cost: $40 Members
For more information or reservations, please contact the Rockford Area Arts Council at 815-963-6765 or visit
ROCKFORD (RAAC) -- The Rockford Area Arts Council urges the public to consider honoring an
arts advocate or business, an individual artist or a creative cultural event with much deserved
arts recognition by submitting a nomination for a 2011 State of the Arts Award! Nomination
forms are due to the Arts Council no later than August 4, 2011.
Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of the breadth and depth of their work and its impact
on the Rockford area. The Lawrence E. Gloyd Community Impact award will honor an advocate whose efforts in advocacy, support, and/or volunteerism in the arts have generated a significant positive impact on the community over a period of time. A business will be honored which recognizes the importance of the arts through financial or in-kind support, use of the arts in the workplace, and/or encouragement of employees to volunteer for the arts or otherwise serves as an advocate for the arts and an Individual Artist honoring an artist whose achievements and commitment to the arts have generated a significant and positive impact on the community over a period of time. Awards will be presented at the 2011 State of the Arts Awards, Cliffbreakers, 700 W. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, IL on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m..
Nomination forms are available at the Rockford
Area Arts Council or may be downloaded at