Medfield Foundation Opens
Nominations for 2013 Volunteer Awards
Do you know someone in Medfield who dedicates countless time and energy to a worthy community cause or initiative? If so, now is your chance to nominate him or her for a Medfield Foundation volunteer award – the adult, the youth, or the lifetime achievement awards.
This year’s nomination form, due January 25, 2013, seeks to capture information about the volunteer’s work in specific areas, including:
• Action What does the nominee actually do in his/her capacity as a volunteer?
• Need What community need(s) does the nominee address?
• Impact How is nominee’s volunteer work making a difference?
• Inspiration What makes the nominee unique or special?
Anyone interested in submitting a nomination for one of the 2013 Medfield Foundation volunteer awards can download the official form from http://www.medfieldfoundation.org. Completed forms should be e-mailed as attachments to MFiVolunteerAward@gmail.com no later than January 25.
The MFi’s 2013 volunteer recognition reception will be held from 4 – 6 PM on Sunday, March 10 at The Center, and all are invited.
In 2012, Bill Massaro received the Volunteer of the Year award, Jane Garofalo received the Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, and John Harney was the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. Massaro, Garofalo, and Harney, along with all those nominated were honored with official proclamations presented by MFi president, Stephen Phillips. More than twenty Medfield residents received recognition for their volunteer efforts at last spring’s reception.
The Medfield Foundation, Inc. is a volunteer-run private nonprofit, tax deductible 501(c)(3) corporation created in 2001 to raises private monies for public purposes in the Town of Medfield, which allows donors to designate their donations for particular purposes. The Medfield Foundation allows motivated groups to fund raise for Medfield purposes as part of the MFi. To date, the Medfield Foundation has raised over $1,400,000.00 for the Town of Medfield.