Charlestown Community Appreciation Awards Ceremony to Be on April 25

The 22nd Peter Looney Charlestown Appreciation Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, April 25th, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown.  Cocktail hour begins at 6:30. Dinner will be served at 7:30. Awards Ceremony starts at 8:30 p.m.

The purpose of the awards’ ceremony is to recognize those who have helped enrich the quality of life in Charlestown, but have done so in such a manner that their deeds have gone unheralded and, in most cases, unknown to the general public.

The committee is looking for nominations for the 2014 award recipients in the following categories:

Organization:  Incorporated non-profit, Charlestown-based group that primarily serves Charlestown and whose goals are geared toward the betterment of the community.

Business:  Charlestown-based business that supports and enhances the quality of life in the Charlestown community.

Public Servant:  Person who performs service within his/her job capacity but goes beyond that job description in service to the betterment of the Charlestown community.

New Resident:  Person who has taken up residency in Charlestown and whose deeds have contributed to the quality of Charlestown life.

Senior:  Charlestown resident, 55 years or older as of Jan. 1, 2014, whose deeds have gone unheralded.

Youth:   Charlestown resident, 18 years or younger as of Jan. 1, 2014, whose deeds have gone unheralded.

Alumnus:  Former resident who has not forgotten their roots and whose actions enhance the quality of life in Charlestown.

Unsung Hero: Charlestown resident whose deeds have been performed within the community and has gone publicly unrecognized. The deeds resulted in the enhancement of the quality of life in Charlestown but cannot have been performed as part of his/her job performance. There is no age restriction for this category.

To submit a nomination, please forward a succinct description which includes the name of award, name, address and phone of both the person being nominated and person submitting the nomination to CCAS, P.O. Box 397, Charlestown, MA 02129 or email to: David Whelan at [email protected]. The deadline for nominations is March 7, 2014. For more information or to have a nomination form sent to you, please call Tom Cunha 617-777-8011 or Dave Whelan 617-201-3802.

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