Know An Outstanding Volunteer? Medfield Foundation Wants to Hear About Them

MFi seeks nominations for outstanding volunteers. Applications can be found at www.medfieldfoundation.org and are due in January.

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, Inc. (MFi) volunteer award.

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 at 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, sponsored by the Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at The Center at Medfield, and all are invited.

Last Year's Recipients

In 2012, Bill Massaro received the Volunteer of the Year award, Jane Garafolo received the Youth Volunteer of the Year Award, and John Harney was the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.  

Massaro, Garafolo, 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 Medfield Foundation, Inc.

The Medfield Foundation, Inc. (www.MedfieldFoundation.org) 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, Massachusetts.

The Medfield Foundation allows donors to designate their donations for particular purposes.  The Medfield Foundation also allows motivated groups to raise monies for Medfield purposes under the rubric of the Medfield Foundation.  

To date, the Medfield Foundation has raised over $1.3 million for the Town of Medfield.

The preceding was taken from a press release provided to Medfield Patch.

Osler Peterson November 19, 2012 at 02:06 PM
Take a moment during the upcoming holiday weekend to pen that thank you recognition you have been mulling for a friend or neighbor who does all those special things.
Kathy Brennan November 20, 2012 at 03:02 PM
This is a great way to acknowledge those whose volunteer efforts make Medfield such a special place to live. Everyone who is nominated wins the recognition they deserve for their hard work. Please nominate someone today!


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