Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Citizen of the Year

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST!
Ellen Thurston--Third Ward Alderman and majority leader of the Common Council, Vice President of the Hudson Opera House Board and for years principal organizer of Winter Walk, chairman of Hudson's Quadricentennial Committee and moving force behind last year's wildly successful Namesake Celebration, keeper of the events calendar, creator of Much to Do About Hudson, publisher of weekly lists of meetings and "Ellen's Picks," woman with her finger on the pulse of what's happening in Hudson and beyond, redoubtable and indefatigable worker for the commonweal, and everyone's favorite Ms. Information--has been named 2010 Hudson Area Citizen of the Year by the Hudson Rotary Club.

Ellen will receive public recognition at a reception to be held at the Hudson Opera House on Thursday, May 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. A formal presentation of the award will be made at around 6 p.m. Although reservations are not required, it is recommended that you contact Joel Allen at hudsonallens@verizon.net or (518) 828-4729 to let the Rotary know you're planning to attend.

Congratulations, Ellen!

10 comments:

  1. And not just this year either. Congratulations Ellen. Well deserved.

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  2. Congratulations, Ellen. And thank you. - TO'C

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  3. ALL that AND a great singer to boot !

    Congratulations and Thank You

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  4. Barbara & SvenMay 13, 2010 at 5:28 PM

    Perfect! Congratulations, Ellen. There is much to thank you for.

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  5. Couldn't have made a better choice... Congrats Ellen.

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  6. Ellen deserves this award every year!

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  7. Yay, Ellen! You're an inspiration of citizenship every year.

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  8. Congratulations Ellen, *Bully* for you.

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  9. and a great joke teller, hurray! Ellen

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