The Newtown Business Association presented its awards and recognitions for service in 2018 to NBA and community members at their breakfast meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2019. 2018 was another awesome year for the NBA and its members. The NBA depends on many committee members and volunteers to plan and run the business of the NBA and its annual community events.
To Eric Blum, 1-800-GOT-JUNK, The President’s Award. This award is to recognize an NBA member whose dedicated leadership and outstanding contribution exemplifies the spirit of giving back to the community, by making the services of his/her business available to support charitable and nonprofit endeavors, especially the NBA.
To Craig Turet, Curtin & Heefner, LLP, The Community Service Award. This recognition is awarded to an NBA member whose dedicated commitment and meritorious service exemplifies an outstanding contribution to our community through benevolent acts & dedication of significant volunteer hours, demonstrating a genuine desire to serve charitable causes and help those in need.
To Lynn Goodwin, Photos by Lynn, The Distinguished Service Award. This recognition is awarded to an NBA member whose outstanding service to the NBA has gone above and beyond what can normally be expected of a volunteer, to further the growth, development and professionalism of our organization.
To McCaffrey’s Food Markets, the Business of the Year Award. This distinguished award is to honor and recognize an exemplary NBA business. This company’s member(s) has dedicated time, support, and participation, in an effort to help the NBA as an organization, in turn supporting the NBA mission of promoting Newtown as an ideal place to live, shop and work.
To the Rotary Club of Newtown, The NBA Humanitarian Award. This recipient embodies the selfless commitment to serve others with a generosity of spirit and a heroic dedication, to help strengthen and improve Newtown and its surrounding communities.
To developer Allan Smith, Allan H. Smith Real Estate Ltd., the Unsung Hero Award. This recognition is awarded to an NBA member or nonmember whose selfless acts of giving without seeking personal gain or attention exemplifies the highest levels of community spirit.