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Police Department Character counts
The Glendale Heights CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition would like to remind our residents and businesses that Glendale Heights is a CHARACTER COUNTS! Village.


Pillar/Word of the Month/Color
January Trustworthiness
BLUE
February Respect
YELLOW
March Responsibility
GREEN
April Fairness
ORANGE
May Caring
RED
June Citizenship
PURPLE
July Trustworthiness
BLUE
August Respect
YELLOW
September Responsibility
GREEN
October Fairness
ORANGE
November Caring
RED
December Citizenship
PURPLE

Character does count in Glendale Heights.

The Glendale Heights CHARACTER COUNTS!SM Coalition is looking for individuals that demonstrate outstanding character in our community. The nominated candidate must live, work, or attend school in Glendale Heights.


CHARACTER COUNTS! Pillar Awards

The Glendale Heights CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition is looking for individuals that demonstrate outstanding character. If you would like to nominate an individual for this recognition, please click here to download a nomination form. Please print the form and follow the directions for submitting your nomination. For additional information, please call Dale Hanstad at 630.909.5131.

Character Counts Pillar Awards 2012 Photo
Click here to view photos of the
2012 CHARACTER COUNTS! Pillar Awards Ceremony.


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THE SIX PILLARS OF CHARACTER

TRUSTWORTHINESS
Be honest * Don't deceive, cheat or steal * Be reliable - do what you say you'll do * Have the courage to do the right thing * Build a good reputation * Be Loyal - stand by your family, friends, and country

RESPECT
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule * Be tolerant of differences * Use good manners, not bad language * Be considerate of the feelings of others * Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone * Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements

RESPONSIBILITY
Do what you are supposed to do * Persevere: keep on trying! * Always do your best * Use self-control * Be self-disciplined * Think before you act - consider the consequences * Be accountable for your choices

FAIRNESS
Play by the rules * Take turns and share * Be open-minded; listen to others * Don't take advantage of others * Don't blame others carelessly

CARING
Be Kind * Be compassionate and show you care * Express gratitude * Forgive others * Help people in need

CITIZENSHIP
Do your share to make you school and community better * Cooperate * Stay informed; vote * Be a good neighbor * Obey laws and rules * Respect authority * Protect the environment

To link to the National CHARACTER COUNTS! Website, click here.

To contact the Glendale Heights CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition, click here.

Coalition Members:

  • Village of Glendale Heights
  • Adventist GlenOaks Hospital & Therapeutic Day School
  • Glenside Fire Protection District
  • Glenside Public Library
  • Marquardt School District #15
  • Queen Bee School District #16
  • Glenbard Township High School #87
  • Sunrise Chevrolet
  • Valli Produce
  • Parkway Bank

For further information regarding CHARACTER COUNTS! or to become involved in the Glendale Heights Coalition, contact any coalition member or Tanya Macko, Community Outreach Specialist for the Police Department, at 630-909-5459.

WWW.CHARACTERCOUNTS.ORG

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