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Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award

This award is given each year to someone who, like Matt, knows the importance of serving your community to help make it better. This award recognizes an individual who has selflessly served the community with vision, humility, dedication and enthusiasm.

We are looking for nominees for the 2019 award.

Entry Deadline: Thursday, September 12, 2019. The winner will be announced at the Foundation’s annual Fall Grant and Donor Reception.

Award Winners

2018: Teri Winter

Past Recipients

Teri Winter has served on several boards and committees that benefit the Freeport community: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of NW Illinois, FHN Foundation, Family YMCA of NW Illinois, Alpha Beta Nu Service Sorority, and the Highland Community College Foundation. Teri has been and continues to be an active supporter of our community—from individuals to businesses to charities.

Teri exemplifies the spirit of the Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award – she loves her community and does what it takes to help make Freeport a better place to live, work and raise a family.

Teri Winter, 2018 Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award Recipient

2017: Marjorie F. Phillips
2016: Bill Kloos
2015: Alan Wenzel
2014: David A. Steenrod (posthumously)
2013: Matthew A. Marvin

Matthew A. Marvin (1914-2013)
Community Leader & Philanthropist

Matthew A. Marvin was one of those special people who understood the value of being involved and who cherished the opportunity to generously give back to his hometown.