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NEW: Research Bureau Accepting Nominations for Public Service Awards

Monday, October 22, 2012

 

The Worcester Regional Research Bureau is accepting nominations for its 2013 Thomas S. Green Public Service Awards, which honor public employees for their exceptional service and commitment to the citizens of Worcester and the region.

The awards are open to all city and town employees except department and division heads. Nominees must be municipal employees in Worcester County, show exceptional competence and efficient handling of assigned responsiblities, perform above and beyond the call of duty, possess a friendly and cooperative attitude toward the public and fellow employees and ideally volunteer with community service projects outside of work as well.

Award winners will be publicly recognized at a ceremony on March 20, 2013 at Assumption College at 5:00p.m. The ceremony will be followed by a free reception at the college for the winners and their families, friends, and fellow employees.

The deadline to submit nominations is November 19, 2012, and were nominated in previous years and did not receive the award may be noimnated for the 2013 awards.

The Thomas Green Awards not only give recognition to exceptional municipal employees and bring credit to particular supervisors and departments, but also remind the public of the dedication that many municipal employees bring to their work.

Donna Derrico-Sands of the Worcester Department of Public Works and Parks, Lt. Annmarie Picket of the Worcester Fire Department, Jack Navin of Custodial Management at Worcester Public Schools and Sgt. Jose Dingui of the Southbridge Police Department received the 2012 Thomas S. Green Awards.

The Research Bureau's annual awards to outstanding City employees are named in memory of the late Thomas S. Green, a a founder and Director of The Research Bureau.

Green joined the Norton Company, now Saint-Gobain, in 1947 and later rose the the position of Vice President. He served as a member of the City Civic Center Commission, as a Director of the Worcester Public Library, and as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Worcester Selective Service Board.

Green also served as President of the Worcester Area Chamber of Commerce, the Citizens' Plan E Association, the Social Service Planning Corporation, and the Worcester Historical Museum. 

For more information contact Roberta Schaefer, President & CEO of The Research Bureau at 508-799-7169.

 

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