The Violence Prevention Collaborative will honor one individual and one organization with the 2013 Partner for Peace Award during the luncheon, chosen from nominations received from the community. A Pioneer in Peace award, chosen by committee, will also be given to an individual or group who has demonstrated a long-term commitment and dedication to violence prevention. The awards will be presented by Doug Scott, former Rockford mayor and current Chair of the Illinois Commerce Commission. This year’s emcee is Joe Bruscato, Winnebago County State’s Attorney. The cost to attend the luncheon only is $35. Silent auction items will be available with proceeds to benefit the Violence Enders program of the Violence Prevention Collaborative.

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