Hamden Community Service Awards
by Staff ◊ Feb 04, 2011
The Hamden Community Service Awards Dinner honored four men for their service to the town. The annual awards event is sponsored by the Hamden Elks, serving Hamden and North Haven. Shown at the ceremony are, left to right: Police Officer of the Year Stephen Baris, Mayor Scott Jackson, Police Chief Thomas Wydra, Citizen of the Year Fred McCarthy, Fire Chief David Berardesca, Volunteer Firefighter of the Year George Hindinger, Hamden Lodge President Tim Mayer, and Firefighter of the Year James McCarthy. Proceeds support the Elks many youth and veterans projects and area charities in Hamden and North Haven.