The city is now accepting nominations for the Caffrey Memorial Award. From the city website:
The Caffrey Memorial Award was established in 2001 by Colwyn and Eleanor Caffrey in honor of their three sons. The award is presented to a citizen of Worcester who demonstrates a willingness to donate their time to work for the greater good of the community. This individual possesses the qualities of courage, perseverance and fortitude through deeds and actions with the mission of improving their community.
Nominations can be submitted in writing to the Office of the City Manager, 455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608. Attention: Caffrey Memorial Award.
Deadline for submission is Friday December 31, 2010.
Here’s information about the previous winners; click here first to access the Proquest links without an additional login:
2002 – Barbara Ward
2003 – George D. Makos
2004 – Herbert H. Adams
2005 – Willis Magnuson
2006 – Robert Gates
2007 – Susan D. Moynagh
2008 – Jane Petrella
2009 – Lorraine Laurie
2010 – James and Norma Connolly