The Virginius D. Mattia Memorial Committee has begun its 2020 selection process. The annual award is presented to individuals or organizations who, through community service, demonstrate the volunteering spirit of Dr. Mattia, former president of Hoffmann LaRoche.
Nomination forms are available at the Nutley Public Library, the Parks and Recreation Building and Nutley Town Hall; however, a letter with pertinent information about the nominee is also acceptable. Anyone who has been previously nominated is eligible. Nominations should be updated. Please note that persons running for public office are not eligible during an election year. The deadline for submissions is March 2, 2020. Email directly to: [email protected] or send by mail to: Sandra Carella, 19 Dogwood Lane, Nutley, NJ 07110.
Nutley High School students wishing to apply for the Mattia Scholarship ($3,000) and for the Brigadier General John R. Jannarone Scholarship ($1,000) should follow the standard school procedures. Nutley residents who attend high schools outside of Nutley may pick up the application forms at the high school and return the completed forms to the high school or mail to Joann Andriola, 610 Franklin Ave., Nutley, NJ 07110.
The Mattia Award and scholarship will be presented at the annual dinner to be held on May 4 at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. Any questions may be referred to Tony Iannarone at 973-235-1065 or [email protected].