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2020 Citizen of the Year Nomination
2022 Citizen of the Year Nomination FormPlease submit your nomination for the Citizen of the Year.
In the first quarter of each year, the Chamber of Commerce requests nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award. In 2020, the Chamber will be celebrating over 40 years of honoring extraordinary citizens in our community.
This prestigious award honors individuals of local prominence whom the Chamber and the community recognize as contributors to the betterment of life in Winchester. There are no specific criteria for the award itself. The stature of the individuals who have been honored in the past serves as the true benchmark for selection. The honoree is traditionally someone chosen for making a significant contribution toward the improvement of the business community or the overall quality of life in Winchester through his or her work. In May, there will be an evening set aside to honor this special person. The recipient’s name will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the Chamber in April.
Past recipients have been Harrison Chadwick, “Whip” Saltmarsh, Dr. Robert Nickerson, Dr. Gustave Kaufmann, John J. Sullivan, Clarence Borggaard, John Ciarcia, Harry Chefalo, Dr. Lenor Rich, Dr. Donald McLean, Paul Mahoney, Arthur Griffin, Judie Muggia, Austin Broadhurst, Sandy Thompson, Justin Magee, Ann McGovern, Peter Van Aken, Chad Maurer, and Charles Tseckares, Edward O’Connell, Corie Nichols, Sandy Rogers, Kevin Mawn, Dot Butler, Stephen Parkhurst, Allan Eyden, Alan MacDonald, Carol Kent, Marie Johnson, The Ryan Family, Charles Price and Carl Boerner, Helen Babcock and Tom Howley, Jay Gill, Jan Dolan, Sal Caraviello, Jimmy Johnson, Robert Deering, Peggy and Jack Roll, and Sally Quinn.