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Pillar of the Community Award

Post Date:12/05/2019 8:00 AM

Carmel, Indiana: A Partnership for Tomorrow
City of Carmel
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Carmel, IN 46032


NEWS RELEASE

Date:                December 5, 2019
Contact:          Nancy Heck, (317) 571-2494
Release:          Immediate


Pillar of the Community Award Presentation


What:

 Please join us as we gather at the Christkindlmarkt to honor the late Tom Kendall as the 2019 recipient of the Pillar of the Community Award for the City of Carmel.

When:

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at noon (12pm)

Where:

Christkindlmarkt - Performance Stage,
1 Center Green, Carmel, IN 46032

Who:

Mayor Jim Brainard and family of Tom Kendall

Background:

The Pillar of the Community Award was created in 2014 by Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard to honor an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to Carmel’s business, civic, social, educational and cultural communities within the city of Carmel. This signature award reflects the recipient’s total commitment to our mission of creating a warm and welcoming city, infused with a spirit of volunteerism and good will.

Like a stone pillar, the recipient of the Pillar of the Community Award will be one who has stood tall, upright and sturdy, through all challenges. Upon this pillar, many things can be built and many are sustained by his or her presence. Like a pillar of belief, the recipient of the Pillar of the Community Award will hold true to fundamental principles or practices, his words of wisdom and his actions accepted as true as a basis for reasoning or conduct as it pertains to taking on the challenge at hand.

The recipient of the Pillar of the Community Award will be a prominent person in the community, whether or not he or she ever held an elected or appointed office. A mainstay; a booster; … a champion for Carmel and its citizens.


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