What do Ward 3 Ald. Doris Turner, Springfield Vintage, Ward 7 Ald. Joe McMenamin, city housing inspectors and the Faith Coalition for the Common Good have in common? All, over the years, have won Good Neighbor awards from Inner City Older Neighborhoods, a consortium of neighborhood associations that aims to preserve, improve and promote the city's core. ICON, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in March, established the Good Neighbor program to recognize deeds ranging from helping the homeless to starting gardens to helping kids learn how to read. Nominations for 2020 winners now are open, and will be accepted through Sept. 25, in five categories, including individual, community organization, business and public service. The awards ceremony is scheduled for November. For more information, or to nominate a good neighbor, visit www.springfieldicon.org.

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