Monday, October 1, 2012

Local Heroes Club

Blogger's Note: This just in from the chamber:

The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Golf Outing on Sept. 11.
Frank Strunk with Marcy Toepel

In honor of this date, Chamber Members were asked to nominate local heroes who were invited to participate in the Golf Outing compliments of Hickory Valley Golf Club.

These heroes were people who go above and beyond to better our community.

State Representative Marcy Toepel presented a Certificate of Recognition to each of these nominated individuals at the Clambake portion of the Golf Outing:

Frank Strunk, National Penn – Nominated by Leslie Unger and Shelly Stockmal.

Gary Pace with Marcy Toepel
Strunk is President of the Pottstown Vietnam Veterans Chapter and a member of the Pottstown Rotary. He has dedicated much of his life to his country and has been instrumental in helping to make Pottstown a better place.

Gary Pace, Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities – Nominated by Barbara Wilhelmy

Pace is the PCRC’s lead volunteer chaplain. He is an example of someone who goes above and beyond for the needs of the organization and the people in the community.

Charlie Dickinson with Marcy Toepel
Charlie Dickinson – Nominated by Sylvia Landis, SCORE

Dickinson volunteers his time to plant and water the local hanging flower plants in downtown Pottstown taking responsibility for the beautification of the downtown.

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