Library Foundation Seeks Nominee for Literacy Honor Roll
The Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries (FFHL) is currently seeking nominations for its 2018 FFHL Honor Roll. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, August 17, and should be sent via email to Sue Pardee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each nomination must include:
- the name and contact information for both the nominee and the nominator
- a description of the nominee’s relevant background, and
- a statement as to why she/he should be chosen.
Chosen recipients will be officially inducted at a dinner banquet on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at the Dolan Center of John Carroll University at 5:00 p.m.
The honor is a “lifetime achievement” award, recognizing those who have made a sustained, outstanding contribution to the Cleveland Heights/University Heights community by promoting literacy or by educating through literacy. Patterned after the Heights Libraries’ mission of “Opening Doors, Opening Minds.” A Door Opener is someone who provides access to education, literature, and opportunity through literacy. A Mind Opener is someone who stimulates the minds of community members through literature and thoughtful discussion, or connections with though provoking ideas or individuals.
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Last year’s inaugural recipients were retired teacher and long-time Friends of the Heights Libraries volunteer John Jarvey, and dedicated teacher of English for Speakers of Other Languages Marilyn McLaughlin.
The Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries (FFHL) was established in 2013 by the Heights Libraries Board of Trustees as a 501(c)(3) organization that is entrusted to administration by the Cleveland Foundation. The Friends of the Heights Library provided $10,000 as seed money for this fund.
Individuals and organizations may contribute to the Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries as a tribute to a friend, to memorialize a loved one, or to honor a special occasion. You may remember the Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries in your will, with an insurance policy, or through donation of other assets.
Help preserve our legacy with funding that will support our buildings and services long after the current generation is gone.
There are two ways to give your tax deductible contribution:
1. Cleveland Foundation:
Planned giving is an option that can be arranged by the Cleveland Foundation support staff.
Call Michelle at (216) 615-7145 or visit the Cleveland Foundation’s website and write “Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries” in the search box.
2. Mail a check to:
FFHL, Lee Road Branch
2345 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
The Board of Directors of the Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries
Hugh Weinberg, President
Courtney Eaton, CPA, Treasurer
Susan V. Janssen, MSSA, Corresponding Secretary
Sue Pardee, MBA
Adaora Schmeidl, MBA
Nancy Levin, Director, Heights Libraries
Abby Botnick, Heights Libraries Board of Trustees, President
Contact us at email@example.com or (216) 932-3600 ext. 1240
Thanks to our donors for their assistance during our Centennial Celebration