MEDFIELD FOUNDATION NOMINATIONS FOR 2017 VOLUNTEER AWARDS ARE OPEN
Do you know someone in Medfield who volunteers countless time and energy to a worthy community cause or initiative? If so, now is your chance to recognize that person as part of the Medfield Foundation volunteer awards.
Anyone interested in submitting a nomination for one of the 2017 Medfield Foundation volunteer awards can download the form at www.MedfieldFoundation.org. Completed forms should be e-mailed to “MfiVolunteerAward@gmail.com” no later than January 31, 2017.
The MFi’s 2017 volunteer recognition reception is scheduled for 3 -5 PM on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at The Center.
Above in the photo are the 2015 nominees:
- Chris McCue Potts was the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for her work with the Medfield Music Association, and also with Zullo Gallery, Medfield Afterschool Program (MAP), Skate Park Committee, Bay Colony Rail Trail Committee, Medfield Cares About Prevention, and the Mfi volunteer awards.
- Binit Shah was the 2015 Youth Volunteer of the Year for his initiation of the Tech Club at the Medfield Memorial Library, and also for Medfield.TV, MFi Youth Leader program, and Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
- Jeanne Bastanier Sullivan received a Lifetime Achievement Award for almost three decades volunteering in many roles at the Medfield Food Cupboard, the Church of the Advent, the schools, and the Medfield Animal Shelter.
- Mike and Caroline Stanley received a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for six decades of volunteering for Medfield. Between the two of them, they have served on the Library Board, Planning Board, Historical Commission, Historical Society, Historic District Commission, Master Plan Implementation Committee, Medfield State Hospital Reuse Committee, Medfield State Hospital Preservation Committee, Town Hall Renovation Committee, Conservation Commission, Open Space Planning Committee, Long Range Planning Committee, Committee to Evaluate Senior Tax Work Off Program, and Zoning Board of Appeals.
Eight Medfield volunteers received recognition in 2015.
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. The MFi allows donors to designate their donations for particular purposes. The MFi also allows motivated groups to raise monies for Medfield purposes under the rubric of the Medfield Foundation. To date, the MFi has raised over $1,800,000.00 for the Town of Medfield and celebrated over one hundred volunteers.