By Mary Sisk
Rock River Current
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The new award was announced on Friday during a virtual conference hosted by Rockford University. The first Hustle Award will be presented on Feb. 22, which is IWBC Founders’ Day.
Recipients will receive a commemorative award and have their names featured on a plaque at the future IWBC Museum in Rockford. The IWBC is raising funds for a $10 million project to build a museum and activity center near Beyer Stadium on 15th Avenue, where the Peaches once played.
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Where to nominate
To nominate someone for the Hustle Award, go here to fill out a nomination form.