SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2019 MARGARETTA BELIN CHAMBERLIN AWARD!
Women in Philanthropy and the Scranton Area Community Foundation invite you to nominate an individual for the 2019 Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award.
The Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award is presented annually to a woman who demonstrates the following qualities:
The Margaretta Belin Chamberlin 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 award is given annually to either a volunteer or professional woman who exemplifies the characteristics of Margaretta, including community-mindedness, tolerance, sensitivity, and leadership.
Prior nominations are kept on file for three years. Should you wish to renominate a prior candidate who had not been selected previously, simply update the information on file regarding the candidate’s qualifications.
The Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Award will be presented at the Women in Philanthropy Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at the Radisson Lackawanna Station from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. where the recipient will receive a monetary award of $1,000 for the purpose of personal development or to donate to a charitable organization of the recipient’s choice.
Prior recipients include: 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, Michelle Dempsey, and Laurie Cadden.
We encourage you to nominate someone for the award who you feel has made an impact on our community.
Please complete and return the Nomination Form by August 1, 2019.