The Community Chest has selected Patti and Doug Wood as the 2014 Citizens of the Year, for their notable contributions to the Port Washington community. They will be honored at a ceremony to be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., at the Port Washington Public Library. The Community Chest’s Citizen of the Year Award recognizes “a lifetime of outstanding volunteer service on behalf of the citizens of Port Washington” and has been awarded annually since 1969. The Citizen of the Year ceremony and reception are free and all members of the community are invited to attend.
The Community Chest of Port Washington changes lives. It examines and evaluates the needs of Port Washington residents so it knows who and how to help. In 2015 grants are being awarded to 26 nonprofit organizations that provide a wide range of services to residents of all ages--3 months to 99 years old. The Community Chest also provides office space at below-market rates to nonprofit organizations to help them achieve their missions