The 'Fred Rogers Good Neighbor Award' was developed to honor individuals on Nantucket that make significant contributions to our community through their time, actions, talents and dedication. The recipient will be announced and recognized at the annual DreamBIG Award celebration on July 23, 2023.
(Previously titled the "DreamBeliever Award, 2022's Award recipient: Rocky Fox)
Any resident of Nantucket, year-round or summer, who has made important contributions to the island. The recipient will be chosen by a committee composed of Dreamland board members and community leaders.
Persons being nominated for this award will have consistently demonstrated qualities of compassion and service to either one organization or a variety of volunteer activities. The charitable activities / events or service listed on the application cannot be part of the nominee’s job description or duties and the nominee cannot receive any monetary or personal benefits from their involvement.
• The degree to which their services/ actions have made a lasting or meaningful contribution or impact on their community.
• The length and degree of their service(s).
• The extent to which their service or action might be considered above and beyond expectations, e.g. considered an unsung hero.
• The extent to which their action would be recognized and valued by their peers/ community leaders.
Nominations Accepted till June 16th
Award Recipient Announced June 30th
“There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” - Fred Rogers