Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation sponsors Medfield Foundation volunteer recognition event
Medfield, Mass. – The Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation has donated $950 to the Medfield Foundation, Inc. (MFI) in support of its 2012 volunteer recognition event where the Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement awards will be bestowed upon Medfield residents for their community service achievements.
“At Rockland Trust, we believe in strengthening the communities in which we work and live,” stated Ralph R. Valente, senior vice president and director of the Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation, “The Foundation is pleased to contribute to the Medfield Foundation and support its goal to honor community members for their stellar volunteer efforts.”
The Medfield Foundation’s 2012 Volunteer Award event will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 18 at The Center at Medfield on Ice House Road. The event is free and open to Medfield residents.
Medfield residents interested in submitting a nomination for one of the 2012 Medfield Foundation volunteer awards can download the official form from http://www.medfieldfoundation.org/volunteer.html. Completed nomination forms should be e-mailed as Word or PDF attachments to MFIVolunteerAward@gmail.com no later than Friday, Feb. 10.
In 2011, Bob Luttman received the Volunteer of the Year award, and Deirdre Walsh received the Youth Volunteer of the Year award. Additionally, more than 20 other nominees also received recognition at last year’s reception.
“The Medfield Foundation is managed entirely by volunteers and has a limited budget, so Rockland Trust’s sponsorship of our 2012 volunteer recognition event is very much appreciated,” said Stephen Phillips, MFI president.
Questions about the volunteer awards or requests for more information can be sent to the committee at MFIVolunteerAward@gmail.com. To learn more about the Medfield Foundation, go to www.medfieldfoundation.org.
The Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation serves the communities of Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxboro, Franklin, Hopedale, Medfield, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millis, Newton, Norfolk, Waltham and Wrentham, and focuses on four primary areas: education, health and human services, youth programs, and community development. For information about the Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation, please contact Jeanne Travers at 781-982-6637 or visit www.RocklandTrust.com.