Annual Awards Celebration & Silent Auction
Friday, May 4, 2018
227 Skiway Road, Newry, ME
Come celebrate the people that make our area so amazing.
$39 per person. Sign up by Friday, April 27th.
Scroll down to see 2018 award recipients.
2018 AWARD RECIPIENTS
Business of the Year Award – Elements Art Gallery, Sara Hemeon, Owner. May be awarded to a business of any size or longevity. Reasons for nominating a business must be well documented.
Henry H. Hastings Award for Citizenship – Wade Kavanaugh, The Gem! Movies, Art, and Co-working. Presented to an individual who demonstrates qualities exemplified by Mr. Hastings: sustained interest in serving the community, involved in a wide cross-section of community life, and of highest ethics.
Lifetime Achievement Award – Wende Gray. Presented to a senior who has made significant contributions to his/her community during his/her lifetime, whether it is in business, civic life, or a combination of both.
Public Service Award – Fred Henderson. Presented to an individual who has made substantial contributions while working in a public or municipal role, i.e. town office staff, town volunteer committee members, fire department personnel, law enforcement, or emergency services.
Non-Profit Leadership Award – Robert O’Brien, Mahoosuc Land Trust. Presented to an individual who has a record of exemplary service to one or more Bethel area non-profit organizations.
Woods & Waters Stewardship Award – Bob Harkins and Laurin Parker, Western Maine Guide Service. Presented to a person who exemplifies professionalism in a natural resources field: forestry/forest products, guiding, or other conservation.
Rising Star Entrepreneur Award – Felicia Dumont & Quinton Stevens-Palmer, Harvest Bar – Eatery & Alehouse. Presented to a promising young entrepreneur, preferably under age 40, whose business is making an impact in the community.
Ski Industry Professional of the Year – Joe Parent, Sunday River Resort.
Education Professional of the Year – Lindsay Luetje, Telstar Middle School.
Service, Retail, & Hospitality Professional of the Year – Janet Corriveau, Mallard Mart.
Special Recognition Award – The entire staff of The Meeting House. The Awards Committee has the authority to recognize key individuals or organizations for a special award outside the criteria of the above traditional awards.
Student Citizenship Awards – Sonja Farrington and Connor Landes, Telstar Regional High School.