Background. The Historical Society’s award is usually presented annually to a person or couple who have made significant volunteer/unpaid contributions to the Westwood community for 25 years or more. We encourage nominations in any field (e.g., education, religion, arts, civic, social service, religion).
Previous recipients of the honorary tribute are (chronologically beginning in 1990): Yetta and Alexander Fisher, Barbara and Allan Beale, Donald MacLellan, Allen Baker, Richard Youlden, Ellie and Roy London, Lillian Perkins, Robert Wood, Gordon Youlden, Tom Dunn, Joseph Weider, Emlen and Jim Wheeler, Duncan and Ellen McFarland, Shirley Howard, Joe and Joy Clancy, Irene and Ralph Buonopane, Barbara Friedman, Mike Beaumont, Joan Swann, Lura Provost, Russ and Marilyn Downs, Ann and Jerry Cronin, Joan Murphy, Sam and Barbara Hayes, Tony Antonellis, Charles and Nancy Donahue, John Pritchard and John (Jack) Wiggin.
Nominations. Nominations are due each May 31st. If you would like to nominate someone or a couple, please write a brief letter outlining how the nominee has contributed to the Westwood community and mail it to the Westwood Historical Society, 830 High Street, P.O. Box 2575, Westwood MA 02090 — or send to our e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also include a phone number or e-mail for yourself or your nominee.