While every father is special, some are just extraordinary in their willingness to help their families and others. If your dad or another father in your community is deserving of this honor, nominate him. Tell us in 500 words about that special dad, what he does and why he deserves to win the title.
Just fill out the entry form below or email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just check the February 2013 issue of Illinois Country Living for the application on page 27.