Congratulations to Trustee James Polk :: Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Tom Connor Service Award winner!

Congratulations to ICC Board of Trustees member James Polk, who is the recipient of this year’s Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Tom Connor Service Award!

The award is named for Emil Sepich, Jr., or Tom Connor, as he was known as a broadcaster on WEEK-TV, who devoted his time to volunteer work aimed at making the community a better place in which to live. It is presented to a tri-county individual who “has show outstanding long-term commitment to the community.” Nominees are judged based on length of service, the impact of participation to community members, and overall contribution.

Trustee Polk was nominated by Vice President of Diversity, International and Adult Education Dr. Rita Ali, and he will be formally presented the award at the Chamber’s annual Community Thanksgiving Day Luncheon on November 19.