Presented by Franklin Savings Bank
50th Annual Awards Celebration & Silent Auction
Friday, May 3, 2019
227 Skiway Road, Newry, ME
RSVP by April 26
Business of the Year Award – Ron & Rick Savage, Savage Contracting (and the many Savage family businesses)
May be awarded to a business of any size or longevity. Reasons for nominating a business must be well documented. Sponsored by Franklin Savings Bank.
Henry H. Hastings Award for Citizenship – Jewel Clark
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. Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank.
Lifetime Achievement Award – Bonnie Pooley
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. Sponsored by Northeast Bank.
Public Service Award – Bruce Pierce
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. Sponsored Bessey Motors.
Non-Profit Leadership Award – Randy Bennett, Museums of the Bethel Historical Society
Presented to an individual who has a record of exemplary service to one or more Bethel area non-profit organizations. Sponsored by the Good Food Store and Smokin' Good BBQ.
Woods & Waters Stewardship Award – Glen Langley
Presented to a person who exemplifies professionalism in a natural resources field: forestry/forest products, guiding, or other conservation. Sponsored by FirstLight.
Rising Star Entrepreneur Award – Luke Hiebert, Sport Thoma Maine
Presented to a promising young entrepreneur whose business is making an impact in the community. Sponsored by Vacasa.
Alpine Ski Industry Professional of the Year - Angie Carroll, Mt. Abram
Nordic Ski Industry Professional of the Year - Sarah Weafer, Bethel Village Trails
Sponsored by Constellation.
Education Professional of the Year - Heidi Bullen, Crescent Park School
Sponsored by Oxford Casino.
Service, Retail, & Hospitality Professional of the Year - Man S. Tse and Su C. Chen, Kowloon Village
Sponsored by Sudbury Inn.
Special Recognition Award – Loretta Long & Brady Chapman, for their organization of the Sammy Chapman Golf Classic & Music Festival to support local causes
The Awards Committee has the authority to recognize key individuals or organizations for a special award outside the criteria of the above traditional awards. Sponsored by Dead River Company.
Student Citizenship Awards - Georgia Piawlock & McKinley Braley