Friday, Aug. 30, is the deadline date for nominations for this year’s LaGrange County Community Foundation (LCCF) Heart of Gold Award. The award honors an ordinary county citizen who has consistently displayed a volunteer spirit which has made a difference in the lives of others.
The LCCF Board of Directors will select the 2013 recipient of the “Heart of Gold Award” from nominations received. The recipient will be an individual who: identifies a need and fulfills it; recognizes and acts upon opportunities; shares time and energy for the sake of others; overcomes unusual challenges in serving others; renders a service which changes lives; works to create positive change; inspires others to volunteer; and/or performs an exceptional act of kindness.
All nominees will be recognized for their service. The award recipient will have the opportunity to direct a $1,000 grant to the LaGrange County charity of his or her choice from a list approved and provided by LCCF, and will have his or her name engraved on a plaque on display in the community room in the LCCF building. Past awardees have included Dave Clark (2010), Rhonda Bartlett (2011), and Colton Strawser (2012).
The “Heart of Gold Award” nomination form is available on the homepage of the LCCF website at www.lccf.net or at the LCCF office located at 109 E. Central Ave., Ste. 3, LaGrange, IN 46761. Call (260) 463-4363 for more information.