LaGrange Community Foundations Accepting 2023 Heart Of Gold Nominations
Saturday, April 1, 2023

LAGRANGE, IN - The LaGrange County Community Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2023 and 14th annual Heart of Gold award.

​The Heart of Gold award honors LaGrange County citizens who embrace a volunteer spirit and unselfishly give of themselves to serve others. Previous Heart of Gold recipients are Allisa Brown, 2022; Shanon Staton and Dean Domer, 2021; Erica Cook, 2020; Richard Yoder, 2019; Larry Strayer, 2018; Kevin Lambright, 2017; Steve Sherck, 2016; Sue Keenan, 2015; Jack Miller, 2014; Randy Packer, 2013; Colton Strawser, 2012; Rhonda Bartlett, 2011; and Dave Clark, 2010.

​Nominations are sought for individuals who: recognize needs and fulfill them; share time and energy for the sake of others; render a service which changes lives; work to create positive change; and inspire others to volunteer.

​LaGrange County Community Foundation Executive Director Octavia Yoder says every year they are humbled by the generosity in the community, and the hearts of individuals who continue to give their time to volunteering without an expectation of anything in return.

​Nominations for the 2023 Heart of Gold award will be accepted through through Monday, May 1st. The Community Foundation Board of Directors will select the 2023 recipient from the submitted nominations.

​The 2023 Heart of Gold award nomination form is available at the Community Foundation office or online at lccf dot net backslash heart dash of dash gold dash nomination dash form. Nominations can be submitted online or sent to the Community Foundation at 0045 N 250 W LaGrange, IN 46761. For more information, please call 260-463-4363.

​All nominees will be recognized at the LaGrange County Community Foundation Annual Event on Monday, June 12th. The 2023 Heart of Gold recipient will be announced at the evening event and will have the opportunity to direct a $1,000 grant to the LaGrange County charity of his or her choice from


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