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Scranton Area Community Foundation Accepting Nominations for Chamberlin Award

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is accepting nominations now until August 15, 2018, for the 2018 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award, which is presented annually to a woman who demonstrates a commitment to the community, ingenuity in response to community need, and leadership in empowering and transforming the lives of women and girls in the community. Nominations are open to anyone who wishes to recommend a female candidate who has made an impact in the NEPA community.

The award has been presented since 1992, when a fund was established by the family of Margaretta Belin Chamberlin both to honor her memory and to recognize accomplishments of women in our community while encouraging their personal and/or professional development.
 

The Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award will be presented at the Scranton Area Foundation’s Women in Philanthropy Annual Event in November where the recipient will receive a monetary award of $1000.

Past award recipients have included Eleanore Ginader, Rosemary Broderick, Sharon McCrone, Catherine Richmond-Cullen, Mary Elaine Southard, Judith O. Graziano, Carol Weiss Rubel, Charlotte McIlwee Ravaioli, Diana Statsman, Susan S. Belin, Rachel R. Yaklic (10th anniversary youth recipient), Margaret “Peg” Ruddy, Sally E. Bohlin, Andrea J. Mulrine, Natalie Gelb, Mary Ann LaPorta, Sr. Margaret Gannon, IHM, Mary Belin Rhodes, Sondra Myers, Nancy Dressel, Jeanne Bovard, Suzanne Fisher Staples, Jane Oppenheim, Sister Ann Walsh, Nada Gilmartin and  Michelle Dempsey.
 

To submit a nomination, the nomination form must be submitted electronically to dhunter@safdn.org or by mail to: Attn: Dana Hunter, Administrative Coordinator, Scranton Area Community Foundation, 615 Jefferson Ave., Suite 102, Scranton, PA 18510.

 

For more information on the 2018 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award or to access the nomination form, please visit our website: www.safdn.org or contact Brittany Pagnotti, Communications Manager of the Scranton Area Community Foundation at 570-347-6203.
 

The Scranton Area Community Foundation is on a mission to enhance the quality of life for all people in Lackawanna County through the development of organized philanthropy. Donations to the Scranton Area Community Foundation can be made online at http://www.safdn.org/donate/ or by check made payable to the Scranton Area Community Foundation.

(Information from Brittany Pagnotti,)


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