NolaThe Defeat of Jesse James Days Committee is pleased to announce that the:

2016 Joseph Lee Heywood Distinguished Service Award Recipient is Nola Matheson. The public announcement will be at the Northfield Historical Society at 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 21st, 2016.

Nola is the 34th recipient of this very prestigious award. Nola will be honored on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 during the Defeat of Jesse James Days at the Northfield Ballroom.

The Defeat of Jesse James Days Heywood Nominating Committee is always looking for new possible candidates. Please send your name and phone number with your nominee’s name (must be a Northfield MN area resident) and their volunteer history to:
Jeanne Schnobrich, PO Box 23, Northfield, MN 55057

Mission Statement of the Heywood Committee

To honor a Northfield citizen who we feel exemplifies the commitment to public service, which Heywood lived. It is an award that reminds us of our past and our promise to improve ourselves, and our community for the future. An award that each of us would someday hope to be considered worthy of receiving.