, Gloucester, MA

April 10, 2013

Church group seeks nominees for service awards

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Do you know someone who has made a great contribution to the community with no expectation of recognition or remuneration?

The Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church is inviting nominations from the public for its 2013 Gloucester Citizenship Awards, which will honor such individuals. More than 40 men and women have received this honor since its inception in 2006.

Previous recipients include Shep Abbott, Patti Amaral, David Benjamin, Marie Blanding, Sherry Borge, David Brooks, Stephanie Buck, Thomas Byers, Joey Ciaramitaro, Daniel Connell, Barbara Kaplan, John Crowningshield, Sarah Dunlap, Carolyn Edwards, Bob French, Bob Gillis, Renee Gross-Nutbrown, Phil Hadley, Patricia Hadley, Sewell Hayes, Vilma Hunt Barbara Koen, Lucille LePage, Marty Morgan, John John Nicastro, Carolyn O’Connor, Micaela O’Connor, Margaret “Peg” O’Malley, SooHwa Ono, Loretta Peres, Dolores Perrin, Joshua Perrine, John Prybot, Bob Quinn, Geoffrey Richon, Donald Riley, Rick Roth, Janis Stelluto, Jane Walsh, Maud Warren, Mary Weissblum, Bob Williams, and Dick Wilson.

Nominations for 2013 are due by this Friday. They must be in writing and include the nominee’s name, why this person should be honored, and the name and phone number of the person making the nomination.

They may be mailed to the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., Gloucester 01930, or sent by e-mail to Final choices will be made by the church Social Justice Committee.

Awards will be made on Sunday, May 19. Additional details can be found online at