JOSEPH G. FILOROMO, JR. COMMUNITY SERVICES AWARD
To be given annually by the Western Chester Chamber of Commerce at the Annual Dinner. Shall be given annually, if the special committee deems someone (or more)* worthy of such recognition. Physical award shall be same or similar to those given in 1979, purchased through the auspices of Luken’s Steel Corporation. Recipient must satisfy the requirements of significant community service as typified by Joseph G. Filoroma, Jr.;
□ unselfish dedication
□ having affected a positive image of the Coatesville area
□ demonstrated creative and contributing leadership
□ services far and beyond any call of duty
□ be of worthy moral - personal - and democratic character
□ respective of all peoples
□ tireless against odds
□ optimistic and futuristic in fact and philosophy
□ possess the strength of humility
□ overtly committed to doing the good things - for the many.
Selection by a special annual committee of at least three members of the Executive Committee, but, final approval for awarding a matter of majority approval of those attending a meeting of the Executive Committee at which time the topic is brought up for discussion. *Amendment: Someone (or more), a business or organization worthy of such recognition. Proposed by Samuel DeSimone March 20, 1979 & First award given in 1979 History of Joseph G. Filoromo, Jr.
Community Service Award Winners
1979 Elliott R. Jones
1979 Theodore R. Layton
1980 Lukens Steel
1980 Philadelphia Electric Co.
1981 The RECORD
1982 Coatesville Police Dept.
1982 Coatesville VA Medical Center
1983 Dr. Daniel Lee
1984 Ellis E. Stern, Jr.
1985 William R. Fischer, Jr.
1986 Rotary Club of Coatesville
1987 Charles L. Huston, III
1988 Coatesville Area Jaycees
1989 Kenneth M. Rozelsky
1990 Robert Horne
1991 Robert A. Watterson
1992 Coatesville Bureau of Fire
1993 W.C. (Bud) Adams
1994 Coatesville Area School District
1995 Operation Thanksgiving/Christmas
1996 Good Works, Inc.
1997 Minnie McNeil
1998 Stewart Huston Charitable Trust
1999 Chester County Branch, Association for The Blind
2002 Coatesville Christmas Parade
2003 Dr. William T. Grier, Chaplin
2004 Greg DePedro
2005 Al Eastburn
2006 Jack Crans
2007 William Chertok
2007 Brandywine Health Foundation
2008 Gary W. Smith
2009 Tony Scalies
2010 Graystone Society
2011 Ramona Pluck
2012 Frances Sheehan
2013 Donna Horvath
2014 Fred Breuninger and Chip Breuninger
2015 John Pawlowski
2017 Robert (Bob) Beggs