Nominations sought for Kenosha Hometown Heroes award for fourth quarter of 2021 | Local News

The Kenosha Hometown Heroes Commission is looking for nominations for the awards in the fourth quarter of 2021.

The program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing commendable individuals who served or are currently serving as hometown heroes in the United States Armed Forces. The prerequisite is that you were born in Kenosha, are currently residing there or have previously resided in Kenosha for 10 years or more.

Nomination forms are available by calling 262-653-4000 or on the city’s website: www.kenosha.org.

A nominator can submit one nomination per quarter.

The Kenosha Hometown Heroes Commission will review nominations based on military service (decoration / awards, military technical schools, seniority and hours of service), community service (veterans organizations, volunteering, civic organizations, and community awards), and other accomplishments (beyond duty or other special remarks) .

US Army veterans Stan Jewell and Jeff Tilidetzke talk about their work with the Heroes Cafe and what Memorial Day means to them.


Video by Dan Truttschel

A Hometown Hero Award is given every quarter. Each award winner receives a congratulatory certificate from the mayor. The winner from each quarter will be considered for the Kenosha Hometown Hero of the Year.

The nomination deadline for the fourth quarter is November 30th.

Pictures of the Timberworks Lumberjack Show 2021 at Flannel Fest in Petrifying Springs Park

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

A Timberworks Lumberjack Show participant saws a log in Petrifying Springs Park.


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2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

The Timberworks Lumberjack Show 2021 was part of the Flannel Festival sponsored by Jockey International Inc.


Elizabeth Snyder, Kenosha News

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

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2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

A Timberworks Lumberjack Show participant competes in speed pole climbing.


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2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

Two contestants in the Timberworks Lumberjack Show attempt to balance while forcing their opponent to fall into the water in Petrifying Springs Park.


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2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

2021 Timberworks Lumberjack Show at Petrifying Springs Park

Two contestants in the Timberworks Lumberjack Show attempt to balance while forcing their opponent to fall into the water in Petrifying Springs Park.


Elizabeth Snyder, Kenosha News

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