Creative living award nominees sought


The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha’s Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2010 Creative Living Award. This award was established in 1983 through the Ruth J. Bogan and Ruth Redding Fund and recognizes members of the Vineyard community who embody Ruth Bogan’s spirit and love for the Island and who have contributed significantly to the quality of life on the Vineyard.

Last year’s recipients were Camp Jabberwocky and its founder, Helen Lamb.

The Creative Living Award, along with a $1,000 honorarium from the Fund, honors those engaged in “creativity and ingenuity in many fields.”

To nominate an organization or individual for the 2010 Creative Living Award, send a letter or email describing his or her contributions to Island life and explain how they personify the qualities of Ruth Bogan. Nominations are due by July 2. The mailing address for nominations is P.O. Box 1182, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 or

For more information go to or call 508-338-4665.