Nominations are now open for the Corinne Passage Spirit of Evanston Awardto be presented at the 4th MashUp on Tuesday, Sept. 17.  The deadline for nominations is 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 3.

The award named for the late Ms. Passage, senior executive at Pivot Point Academy and co-founder of the MashUp, celebrates a person who embodies the mix of qualities that makes Evanston a special place.  The Award spotlights an Evanstonian who has demonstrated courage, vision, compassion and creativity. Previous winners include Dan Coyne who donated his kidney to his local Jewel-Osco cashier, Myra DeLaVega and Corrine Passage who was the driving force behind Pivot Point Cares for Kids which has raised over $1million for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.  The award is open to Evanston residents but nominations can be made by both Evanston and non-Evanston residents.

Nominations can be made online at the Corinne Passage Spirit of Evanston Online Nomination Form or can be emailed to Jessica VandenBergh at  For questions, please contact Jessica at 847-328-1500 x24.  Visit the MashUp website to learn more about the event and register at