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Salute your 2007 Awards Honoree, Jack Kelly Nominated by Carol Punturieri
From left: George Arwady, Publisher of the Star-Ledger, honoree Jack Kelly and Sam Beard, co-founder of the Jefferson Awards
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has constantly strived to make Jefferson Township a place to celebrate life and was influential in the formation of many organizations. He has served on the From left: Nominator Carol Punturieri and Planning Board and Board of Adjustment, honoree Jack Kelly was President of the Library’s Board of Trustees, and also Regional Coordinator of Morris County Citizens for Open Space. Mayor Russell Felter named him Do you know the first “Citizen of the Year” in 2000 and someone who subsequently named the annual award makes a difference after him since Jack so exemplifies what in your community? citizenship and community service mean. If you do, then nominate In 2004, a street at the Weigand Farms them for the prestigious facility on Weldon Road was named Jefferson Award by visiting after him – Kelly Way. Jack’s boundless www.nj.com/jeffersonawards energy, his unending visions for tomorrow, Jefferson Awards honor ordinary and his unparalleled commitment to his people who, through public community make it fitting that he should service, do extraordinary things for other people, their community, forever be a part of Jefferson Township’s their nation, or the environment. history – past, present, and future. He will continue to be a driving force in many township endeavors, and his legacy will live on forever in Jefferson Township.