SPRINGFIELD - The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Commission) will present 21 communities with 2019 Governor's Hometown Awards during a special reception at the Governor's Mansion on November 14, 2019 at 1 p.m. The Governor's Hometown Awards program gives formal recognition to those who contributed to their community's quality of life through projects that had strong volunteer support, met a need, and made a definitive impact.