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Williamstown Scarborough Salomon Flynt Award Request For Nominations
03:15PM / Sunday, March 10, 2024
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Scarborough Salomon Flynt Community Service Award Committee is accepting nominations for its ninth annual award.
The Scarborough Salomon Flynt Award recognizes a person's, persons', or civic group's demonstrated dedication, excellence, and integrity in community service in order to make Williamstown a better place.
Nominators should provide a narrative of accomplishments in support of their nominee.  With many deserving people nominated in a given year, much of the Committee’s decision-making is based on the substance of the reasons presented in the nomination.
The award is a result of the merger of the Faith R. Scarborough Award and the Williamstown Community Chest Volunteer of the Year Award.  It honors Faith Scarborough and her dedication to the town as an active volunteer in the Visiting Nurses Association, St. John's Church, Williamstown Community Chest, League of Women Voters, and as the first woman to chair the Board of Selectmen; Edith and Adolph Salomon, who came to Williamstown in 1939 after having fled Nazi Germany and the gratitude they exhibited to the community that provided them refuge and a home for more than 50 years; and Hank and Mary Flynt, whose numerous contributions to the town, both as volunteers and their generous bequests, have all made Williamstown the special place that it is.
The award will be presented at town meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The deadline for nominations is April 17, 2024.  
Nominations should be submitted via the nomination form on the Williamstown Community Chest’s website at
Using the format on the WCC website, nominations can be emailed to the, or submitted in a sealed envelope to the Community Chest office at 84 Spring Street or PO Box 204, Williamstown MA  01267. 
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