Welcome to Project Acclaim.

Tags: Awards, Banquet, Dinner

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Project Acclaim was founded by the Reverend James E. Allen to promote a positive image of the Joliet area by recognizing organizations and individuals who have made a difference in the community. Our organization has three important programs: Hall of Pride, Reverend Allen Award for Community Service and Neighborhood Heroes.

Since its inception, the Hall of Pride has inducted approximately 140 individuals and organizations whose long-term efforts have been dedicated to making the greater Joliet area a better place to live and raise our families.

Project Acclaim will induct Ed and Gloria Dollinger and Michael Turk into the Hall of Pride at its 35th Anniversary Banquet on Monday, November 14th. The event will be held at the Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, 15 S. Richards Street in Joliet. Social Hour is at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online at bit.ly/2022HallOfPride for $35 or by mailing a check payable to Project Acclaim to P.O. Box 3799, Joliet, 60434-3799. Find out more information on the banquet and this year's honorees here

The Reverend James E. Allen Award for Service to the Community recognizes individuals or organizations who have had a growing impact on the community but do not necessarily have the length of service that characterizes inductees into the Hall of Pride. 

In cooperation with the City of Joliet, Project Acclaim recognizes property owners for their extraordinary efforts to enhance their homes’ curb appeal with the Neighborhood Hero Award. Winners receive a yard sign to proudly display in recognition of their efforts to improve their neighborhood and they get recognized at Joliet City Council meeting.

Become a member or supporter!

Dues for the organization are $25 per year. Contributions are welcome. Join us by connecting with our email address projectacclaim@gmail.com We meet the first Tuesday of each month at 8:00 a.m. currently via ZOOM.

Your help in making our community better is always appreciated.