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Middlesex Chamber seeks nominations for 2021 William J. Pomfret Veteran Community Service Award

Submitted by Sierra Lopez.

(Middletown, CT.)  Chairwoman Maureen Westbrook of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce announced that the chamber is seeking nominations for the 2021 William J. Pomfret Veteran Community Service Award.

The William J. Pomfret Veteran Community Service Award is presented annually at the Support the Troops & Honor the Veterans Member Breakfast Meeting, to a Veteran of the United States Armed Forces in recognition of his or her distinguished service to the citizens of Connecticut and selfless commitment to public service.

The recipient of this award is decided by a committee of its previous winners.

Candidates must meet the following criteria to be considered for the award: He or she must live or work in the following Middlesex County towns: Chester, Cromwell, Deep River, Durham, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Middlefield, Middletown, Portland or Westbrook; he or she must have served in a branch of the United States Armed Forces and continues to promote Veterans Affairs; and he or she must participate in local and state community organizations and/or initiatives.

To nominate a candidate for this award, please visit https://www.middlesexchamber.com/awards-and-scholarships/, or contact Jeff Pugliese at (860) 347- 6924 or jpugliese@middlesexchamber.com.

Nominations must be received at the Chamber office by Friday, September 3, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

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