Rushville Republican

May 20, 2013

Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year nominations open


Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation is accepting nominations for Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year. This award will be presented to an outstanding Rush County youth by the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation in recognition of exceptional commitment to philanthropy in the community.

The application can be picked up at Rush Memorial Hospital and found online at rushmemorial.com. For more information, contact Faith Mock at the RMH Foundation Office, 765-932-7568.  

The goal is to recognize and honor youth in Rush County for their outstanding philanthropy through volunteering, fundraising, and/or community service. This award will be given annually.

Nominees must be ages 6 years through 18 years of age and a Rush County resident. The youth must have performed their philanthropy in the past 12 months of the nomination form due date.  They may be nominated by completely filling out the nomination form and including two verification letters substantiating their service and time. Pictures and newspaper articles may be included for verification.

This annual award will include an award certificate, $300 cash prize, and their name engraved on a plaque that will be displayed at Rush Memorial Hospital.

Nomination Forms are due to the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation office by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013. No late nomination forms will be accepted. The award winner will be notified by July 1, 2013.  





Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year

Nomination Form

The act of philanthropy, or giving of one’s self, time, and/or talents, is a noble cause for the betterment of mankind. The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation encourages, supports, and recruits those people which have a philanthropic heart and mind set. It is the goal of this organization to recognize our community’s youth that unselfishly give of themselves for the greater good of our community, state, and country.



Youth Name (please print):_______________________________________ Age: _____

Street Address: __________________________________________________________

City: ___________________________   State: ______________  Zip Code: _________

Phone Number:  (______)_______________  E-mail:____________________________

Parent(s)/Guardian Name: _________________________________________________

Please answer each question completely. Print or type answers. Extra sheets may be attached to the nomination form.

1. List the philanthropic service that this youth has participated in throughout the past 12 months.

2. Why have you chosen to nominate this young person for this award?

3. What has been the greatest impact to the individual/organization/community from this youth’s volunteer service?

4. Is there any additional information that makes this youth an outstanding candidate for this award?

Two letters of verification, signed by the organization or verifying individuals, must be attached to the nomination form describing the service and dates conducted by the youth.

Nominator’s Name (please print):____________________________________________

Nominator’s Contact Phone Number: (______)__________________________________

Nominator’s Address: _____________________________________________________

Return completed Nomination Form by the due date to:

Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation

1300 North Main Street, P.O. Box 215

Rushville, Indiana  46173

Visit rushmemorial.com for the full nomination form.