Thursday, January 20, 2011

Award Nominations

A Call for the 2011 Service Award Nominations

Each year, the Junior Friends recognize extraordinary people who have made special contributions to the mission and fundraising of The Campagna Center. We honor TCC members who have made an indelible mark through their volunteering and fundraising efforts. Please take a moment to nominate members for the following awards (Nominations are due Friday, February 4.):

The Barbara Pratt Lee Heart of Gold Award - this award recognizes a TCC member who has distinguished herself through leadership and personal dedication to the advancement of the mission of TCC. The nominee should have a demonstrated record of sustained contributions and commitment to the advancement of the ideals of The Campagna Center and its programs.

Past Barbara Pratt Lee Heart of Gold Award winners include: Kimberly Speed, June Geoffray, Patti Rouzie, Carrie Garland, Elizabeth Owens, Erika Baum, Micelle DeWakar, Shannon Campagna, Barbara Pratt Lee, Heather Cooper, Anne Culbert and Teresa Ervin.

The Golden Halo Award - this award recognizes a TCC member who has demonstrated a commitment to fundraising for TCC programs. The nominee should have made significant contributions to the production and delivery of successful fundraising events such as the Scottish Christmas Walk, the Toast to Alexandria, the Toast to Fashion, the Gala or other events. The nominee's hard work should have had a tremendous impact on the ability of The Campagna Center to fund its programs and execute its mission.

Past Golden Halo Award winners include Tamara Mlynarczyk, Laura Niswander, Bridget Sullivan Teter, Bridget Weaver, Cleatus Burk, Alden Philbrick, Joseph Brennan, Joan Vogel, Carter Flemming, Ysabel Burns McAleer, Kristen Coffield, Liza Cowan May and Megan Madigan.

The Anne Culbert Legacy of Service Award - this award was created last year by the Junior Friends to honor a person who has had a tremendous impact on the Junior Friends community, The Campagna Center and the City of Alexandria. The Anne Culbert Legacy of Service Award recognizes a member of the community who has left a profound and sustained legacy on an organization through his or her dedication, spirit, leadership and influence. The recipient has set a high standard of service over many years that has inspired others to do the same.

Past Legacy of Service Award honorees: Anne Culbert

Please take a moment to nominate a special member by sending the following information to Laura Fortsch at
Please include the following:
1) List which award you are nominating the person for (Heart of Gold, Golden Halo or Legacy of Service).
2) Name of the person you're nominating.
3) Reasons for the nomination. Please list several specific tasks, events and anecdotes to help others understand the special work and contributions of this person.
**Please note that current Junior Friends Board members vote on the awards, and therefore, cannot be nominated. Awards will be given at the Toast to Fashion on March 24, 2011, at Belle Haven Country Club. **

All nominations are confidential.

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