THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE 2018 GOLDEN DEEDS AWARD NOMINEES!
Nominations must be received by Friday, August 31 by 5:00 p.m.
Important info: Nomination checklist
Do you know…
- An individual whose contribution to the Greater Baton Rouge area has significantly improved the quality of life in our community? If so, nominate that person for the 2018 Golden Deeds Award.
- The Golden Deeds award, sponsored as a community service by The Advocate, Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry and The Inter-Civic Council of Greater Baton Rouge is a service award given to an individual (organizations are not eligible), for outstanding service to the community.
Maximum length for the nomination is 750 words.
The Golden Deeds banquet honoring the recipient will be held Tuesday, November 13 at the Baton Rouge Marriott.
For more information contact:
Guidelines for preparing nominations for the 2018 Golden Deeds Award
What are the nomination requirements?
Each nomination must include the following information:
- Name of Nominee
- Nominee's Home and Cell Phone Numbers
- Nominee's Address
- Nominator's Name
- Nominator's address and home and cell phone numbers
- Relationship to Nominee
- Explain why your nominee should receive the Golden Deeds Award. Tell us in your own words about the most memorable things they've done in service to the community. Tell us how their actions touched your heart; how they made a difference. Give specific examples of what they've done. Maximum of 750 words.
- Attach a list of activities the nominee has personally engaged in for the benefit of the community and/or individuals in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. Those parishes are: East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, Livingston, St. Helena, East Feliciana, West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee.
- Exclusions Are:
- Being paid for his/her work or doing it as part of the nominee's occupation or vocation.
- Political service rendered related to the position held while in office.
- Service to social organizations, such as country club, dance clubs, etc…
- Individuals and organizations can nominate an individual for the Golden Deeds Award. Judging is based solely on the information submitted. Therefore give details of the golden deed or deeds as completely and accurately as possible. An individual may resubmit an updated nomination for a person that has never been selected for the award.
Mail your nomination to:
Chairman, Golden Deeds Award Committee
c/o The Advocate Marketing Dept.
P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, La. 70821
Email your nomination to:
ALL NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5 P.M., Friday, August 31.
How will the recipient be honored?
At the Golden Deeds Award banquet at the Baton Rouge Marriott.
Evening of Tuesday, November 13.
Tickets are $50 each; Table of 10 is $500.
To purchase tickets, contact Richard Flicker at email@example.com or 225-931-1626.
INTERCIVIC COUNCIL OF BATON ROUGE
- Altrusa International of Baton Rouge, Inc.; Lynn Nettles, Carolyn Robinson
- Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area; Barbara Auten, Molly Phillips
- Baton Rouge Area SCORE; Leonard Sedlin
- Baton Rouge Early Risers Kiwanis Club; Fatemeh Malekian, Philip Quartararo Jr.
- Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank; Vivian Frey, Jamie Collier
- BREC Foundation; Richie Ory, Anne Marks
- Cortana Kiwanis Club; L. N. Coxe, Michael Doyle
- Crossroads Recovery House; Rena D. LeBlanc, René LeBlanc
- East Baton Rouge Lions Club; Dave Peek, Tim LeBlanc
- Exchange Club of Baton Rouge; Richard Flicker, Kathy Blackman
- Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge; Frances Bennett, Dee Mather-Muenzler
- Friendship Force of Baton Rouge; Barbara Wittkopf, Thornton Cofield
- GFWC Lagniappe Woman's Club; Lynn Golda, Charlotte Frattini
- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Info Ctr of LA; Kathy Coleman, Danna Spayde
- Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank; Kathleen Howell
- Inner Wheel Club of Baton Rouge; Cheryl Barton Olinde
- Kiwanis Club of Baton Rouge (Downtown); Bruce Hammatt, Joy Hammatt
- Kiwanis Club of Louisiana State University; Morris Welch, Erik Kjeldsen
- Kiwanis Club of The Oaks; Butch Passman, Sarah Cooper
- Louisiana Bonsai Society; Lowell Tilley
- Metanoia; Marvin Borgmeyer
- O’Brien House; Todd Hamilton, Christine Gibson
- Red Stick Kiwanis Club; Laura Gilliland, Tommy Darensbourg
- Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response; Kirsten Raby
- Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge; Angela Miller, Pamela Emick
- The Life of a Single Mom; Jennifer Maggio, Tiffany Temple
- Trianon; Trish Sedlin
- Volunteers in Public Schools; Judy Bethly, Kaia Simmons
- Wine Women & Connections; Evelyn Flynn, Ellen Martinez
- Women's Council of Greater Baton Rouge; Marilyn Mayeux, Shana Augustus
- YWCA of Greater Baton Rouge; Marjorie Green, Doze Butler
Past Recipients of the Golden Deeds Award
- 1942 - Albert M. Cadwell
- 1943 - E.A. "Pete" Goldsby
- 1944 - J. Andrew Bahlinger
- 1945 - Sister Tharsilla
- 1946 - Larry Bahan
- 1947 - L.S. Bridges
- 1948 - Richard C. Cadwallader
- 1949 - Mrs. Cecil Lorio
- 1950 - Mrs. Hattie Dayries
- 1951 - C.A. Ives
- 1952 - Dr. H.W.A. Lee
- 1953 - Louis Selig
- 1954 - Mrs. E.J. Land
- 1955 - C.E. Colvin
- 1956 - Edward J. Steimel
- 1957 - Carroll A. Hebert
- 1958 - Leslie McKenzie
- 1959 - Mrs. Elton Murphy
- 1960 - Lewis Gottlieb
- 1961 - Pike Burden
- 1962 - Alvin B. Rubin
- 1963 - Mrs. Ollie Young
- 1964 - Miss. Monita Goldsby
- 1965 - Dr. Thomas Y. Gladney
- 1966 - Jules Roux
- 1967 - Bob Earle
- 1968 - J. Clifford Ourso
- 1969 - John W. Barton
- 1970 - Dr. Allie Woolfolk
- 1971 - Dr. M.L. Levy
- 1972 - Preston V. Kors
- 1973 - Kenner S. Day
- 1974 - John L. Godso
- 1975 - William "Buckskin Bill" Black
- 1976 - Miss. Caro Lane
- 1977 - D. Jensen Holliday
- 1978 - Dr. Edward D. Grant
- 1979 - Dr. Larry J. Hebert
- 1980 - Ira J. Woodfin
- 1981 - Harvey Honore
- 1982 - William "Bill" LeBlanc
- 1983 - Fred G. Benton, Jr.
- 1984 - Mary Frey Eaton
- 1985 - Charles H. Dillemuth
- 1986 - Milton J. Womack
- 1987 - Mildred Bos Feldman
- 1988 - Paul "Pat" O'Brien
- 1989 - Roland M. Toups
- 1990 - Ken E. Uffman
- 1991 - John E. Dial
- 1992 - Bishop Stanley Joseph Ott
- 1993 - Sidney J. Duplessis
- 1994 - Fred Greer Jr.
- 1995 - Charles L. Valluzzo
- 1996 - Dr. Frank McMains
- 1997 - Major Reginald Brown
- 1998 - Marti Ledwidge Didier
- 1999 - Farrow Behrens
- 2000 - Carl Meriwether Jr.
- 2001 - Hillar C. Moore, Jr.
- 2002 - Wallace Armstrong
- 2003 - Gerry Lane
- 2004 - Howard Bolton
- 2005 - Robert "Bobby" Yarborough
- 2006 - Louis D. Curet
- 2007 - Z.C. "Zeke" Dunaway
- 2008 - Frances Bennett
- 2009 - Sue Turner
- 2010 - Gary Mockler
- 2011 - Richard Lipsey
- 2012 - G. Lee Griffin
- 2013 - Vera Martin
- 2014 - Whitney Vann
- 2015 - Donna Saurage
- 2016 - Marvin Borgmeyer
- 2017 - Cordell Haymon