Lucille Tendler Community Service Award
The recipient must be nominated by an individual or group.
Members of the Board of Trustees may not nominate a candidate while serving on the Board.
Nominee may be an individual or a group (formal group i.e. civic organization, scout troop or a not formally organized group that provides a service to the community).
Nominees must be/have been a Bergenfield resident or active in a Bergenfield based organization or a group active in the Bergenfield community.
If the nominee no longer lives in the Bergenfield community, or is no longer active in a group serving the Bergenfield community, they must be nominated within 2 years of terminating their Bergenfield residency or terminating their association with the group.*
There are no age qualifications for the nominee (may be any age, child to senior citizen).
A nominee may be nominated posthumously (within two calendar years from the date of their death)*
*These requirements would be waived for the first two years during which this Service Award is awarded 2015-2016)
Community Service may be defined as:
a long time commitment to providing service to individuals, groups or the community as a whole
a specific service project which may or may not also be recognized as a requirement for an award (i.e. Eagle Scout service project, National Honor Society project
an education/degree program required community service
an organization’s efforts to help another organization, individual or group, complete their mission or a specific project
service provided through or under the auspices of a religious group
service may be environmental in nature, educational, charitable, civic, public health/disease related
Applications will be accepted until January 31st, 2017. The recipient will be announced in February 2017.