Tom Baldini Community Award Ceremony

Tom Baldini Award Ceremony

Tom Baldini Award Ceremony Connect Marquette

Recognizing Civic and Community Involvment

About the Award

The Connect Marquette Board will select two annual recipients that have shown a fresh interest in community and civic engagement.

Submit a Nomination

People may submit a nomination for themselves or on someone else's behalf annually. Two nominees will be selected following the submission phase by the Connect Marquette's Volunteer Committee. Winners typically receive their award as part of the June Open Board Meeting.

The 2024 deadline is May 23rd.

About Tom Baldini

Tom Baldini, who passed away in December of 2017, was as an active supporter of Connect Marquette (formerly 40 Below), and in the spirit of his unwavering commitment to Marquette County, the organization seeks to foster leadership and civic engagement among its membership by awarding this scholarship annually.

The former Marquette Mayor was well respected and even nominated by President Bill Clinton as the U.S. chairmen of the International Joint Commission for Canada and the United States.

Tom Baldini is pictured here attending the 2015 40 Below Young Professionals of Marquette County Awards.

Tom Baldini

Winners Receive

Free Membership

Winner receives a free membership to Connect Marquette good for one full year.

Free Conference Ticket

Winner will receive a free ticket to attend the Connect Conference during the upcoming year.

Free Connect Swag

Winner may select their choice of a free Connect Marquette cup or mug.

Acknowledgement in Community

Winner will be including on the Connect Website and featured as part of the local press release that will be submitted following the award ceremony.

Nominate a Community Member

Past Award Winners

Connect Marquette Tom Baldini Award Winner 2021 Megan OConnor

Megan O’Connor

Anna Dravland

Anna Dravland

Connect Marquette Tom Baldini Award Winner 2021 Ryan Engle

Ryan Engle

Maddie Goodman

Madeline Goodman

Connect Marquette Tom Baldini Award Winner 2020 Nina van den Ende

Nina van den Ende

Brice Sturmer

Brice Sturmer

Connect Marquette Tom Baldini Award Winner 2020 Tiina Morin

Tiina Morin

Mary Antonia Andronis

Mary Antonia Andronis

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