Dearborn Community Foundation Looking For Hearts Of Gold

Posted On September 04, 2014

Press release from Dearborn Community Foundation

dearborn-community-foundation-04252014(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc., (DCF) is accepting nominations for the prestigious Heart of Gold Awards that recognize folks in the Dearborn County community who touch the hearts of others through their volunteerism and other acts of kindness.

Anyone who gives of themselves unselfishly to serve others, collectively or individually, with volunteer acts above and beyond their profession is eligible to be nominated; provided they have not been past Heart of Gold recipients, said Fred McCarter, DCF Executive Director. “This is a great opportunity to recognize volunteers that make a difference in our community and at the same time encourage philanthropy,” he said.

A DCF selection committee will choose Heart of Gold recipients from the nominations received by 4 pm, Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Each Heart of Gold recipient will be recognized at a reception in November. These honorees will have the privilege of helping to award a total of $2,500 in grants to eligible non-profit organizations in Dearborn County.

Heart of Gold recipients have been recognized for helping senior citizens or disadvantaged persons, working to improve the quality of education, expanding recreational or cultural opportunities, working with children, protecting the environment, promoting public safety and unusual acts of kindness.

To nominate an individual for a Heart of Gold Award, please fill out the nomination form available at the Foundation office, 322 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, or by visiting the DCF website: www.dearborncf.org. For more information about the Heart of Gold Awards, please call the Foundation at 812-539-4115 or visit the homepage of the DCF website.