Tawas City, Mich.—The Iosco County Community Foundation (ICCF) needs your help in nominating deserving individuals for the 2019 Iosco County Philanthropist of the Year. If you know of an unsung hero who generously supports local needs and tirelessly gives of their time, talents and resources, please consider forwarding a nomination to ICCF by Friday, March 1, 2019.
Submitting a nomination is easy. Just go to iccf-online.org to access the nomination form or call 1-877-354-6881. The award will be presented in May to a local resident who has worked for the betterment of Iosco County through volunteerism and personal contribution.
The ICCF board created the annual award to honor those who make helping others and strengthening their community an important part of their lives, and also to inspire others to give back to their community as well. 2019 marks the eighth year that the Philanthropist of the Year will be awarded. Previous recipients are Nancy Huck, (Hale, 2018), Aileen Elliott (Tawas City, 2017), Brad Saegesser (Tawas City, 2016) Kelby Ruckle (Whittemore, 2015), Kathy Alward (Hale, 2014), Jane Meyer (Oscoda, 2013) and Dan Stock (Oscoda, 2012).
The honoree, nominated by members of the public, will be someone who has been active in local nonprofit organizations and other efforts to support Iosco County residents. This award is not meant to simply single out someone who makes a large amount of financial contributions. ICCF is looking to honor someone who is generous with their time, talents and financial resources – however large or modest that may be.