September 22, 2018
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Nominations sought for Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award

Community Author: Tara Wood
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MACHIAS, Maine — The Washington County Extension Association (WECA) seeks nominations for the 201​8​ Norman W. Duzen Volunteer Award, which honors a Washington County resident whose volunteerism has enhanced the lives of community members.

Norman W. Duzen had a special place in his heart for the people of Washington County and donated many hours of his time to make their lives better. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Washington County staff and the WECA Executive Committee established the Norman W. Duzen Community Service Award in his honor. At the WECA annual meeting, the recipient will receive a wooden keepsake box with his or her name engraved on it. The winner’s name also will be added to a plaque at the Washington County UMaine Extension office.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 2​7​. Nominee forms are available online (umaine.edu/washington) or from the Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias. For more information call 1.800.287.1542207.255.3345, or email tara.a.wood@maine.edu.

University of Maine Cooperative Extension:  As a trusted resource for over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has supported UMaine’s land and sea grant public education role by conducting community-driven, research-based programs in every Maine county. UMaine Extension helps support, sustain and grow the food-based economy. It is the only entity in our state that touches every aspect of the Maine Food System, where policy, research, production, processing, commerce, nutrition, and food security and safety are integral and interrelated. UMaine Extension also conducts the most successful out-of-school youth educational program in Maine through 4-H.