The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha’s Vineyard is now accepting nominations for the 2015 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. Last year, the Permanent Endowment honored Steve Ewing.

To nominate an organization or individual, send a letter or email describing their contributions to Island life, and explain how they personify the qualities of Ruth Bogan. Nominations are due by June 19, 2015. The mailing address for nominations is P.O. Box 1182, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557 or

For more information on the Permanent Endowment Fund, visit or call 508-338-4665.