MFN’s Writing Women Into History Award Criteria and Nomination Form

Writing Women Into History Award

Macomb Feminist Network (MFN)

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The Macomb Feminist Network is soliciting nominations for the annual Writing Women into History Award.

Purpose of award: 

Established in 2010 to honor, promote, and expand our knowledge of the extraordinary contributions women have made in shaping our local community.

Eligible Nominees:

Women who have resided in McDonough County, have been exceptional role models; and through their accomplishments, have made extraordinary contributions within the community are eligible to be nominated.

Method of Nomination:

MFN members and community members can submit a nomination by completing the nomination form.  Self-nominations, when accompanied by a supporting letter, will be considered. Nominations of women who fit the criteria but who are no longer alive will also be considered.

The forms are to be sent to MFN, P.O. Box 765, Macomb, IL 61455 or emailed to Sally Egler at Nominations are due by Monday, December 8, 2014.

Method of Selection:

The MFN Awards Committee members will review all nominations and select the recipient(s).  Nominations will be kept from one year to the next, so previous nominations do not have to be resubmitted (though additional supporting may be submitted if  desired).

Announcement and Recognition:

The recipients’ stories will be shared at the annual awards brunch to be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 10:00 –  11:30 a.m. at Western Illinois University’s Multicultural Center in conjunction with National Women’s History Month.



Nomination Form

Writing Women Into History

Macomb Feminist Network (MFN)

Nomination Form (click to download Word version)

Nominee Name:

Nominee Address/Contact Information:

Phone:                                                                         Email:                                                             

Why should this nominee be selected to receive the award? Please describe how this woman has been an exceptional role model and what extraordinary contributions she has made within our community.

Nominator’s statement can be written in the box below or attached as a letter to this form. It can be mailed to the MFN, P.O. Box 765, Macomb, IL 61455 or emailed to Sally Egler at Nominations are due Monday, December 8, 2014.


Information about person completing this form:

Nominator’s Name:                                                  

Nominators’ Phone:                                                                          Email:

One thought on “MFN’s Writing Women Into History Award Criteria and Nomination Form

  1. jacavicchia November 8, 2013 at 3:39 am

    I’ve had some trouble getting this posted and it’s still not very user-friendly, so please contact me (Janine Cavicchia) or Sally Egler ( if you’d like us to email the nomination form to you as a Word doc attachment.

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