Medfield Foundation Opens Nominations for 2013 Volunteer Awards

Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 25.

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 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 on Sunday, March 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Center at Medfield, 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 20 Medfield residents received recognition for their volunteer efforts at last spring's reception.

About The Medfield Foundation

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.


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