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Roy London Humanitarian Award Nominations

Do you know a special resident or organization that deserves to be nominated for the Roy London Humanitarian Award?


Many of us marvel at the kindness of others in our community who unselfishly contribute their time and talents to others both within and outside Westwood.  Now is the time to recommend these people as nominees for the 8th Annual Roy London Humanitarian Award as these people deserve to be recognized by their community.


Roy London was a Westwood resident who did numerous special things to help others both here is Westwood and outside the community. In 2010, the Town of Westwood established this award in Roy’s honor. This award is presented annually to a resident or organization in the Westwood who by their actions embody the spirit of Roy London. 


Candidates for this award are those people who have demonstrated compassionate or charitable action to make Westwood a better community.   Past recipients include Fran and Colleen Campion, Robert Folsom, Chester Ansley Smith, Glad Rags Thrift Shop, Megan Licameli, Kenneth Foscaldo, the Ouellette Family, Westwood Community Chest, the Westwood Food Pantry, Joseph Gantert, Paula McLaughlin, Larry Walsh, Charles Domina, Wendy Muellers, Denise Singleton, Jessica Cole, the Russell Family, Mark Plecinoga, Barbara Delisle, the Varnerin Family, the Foundation for Westwood Education, Barbara Waterhouse, Emily Sugg, Todd Sullivan, et al, the Transitional Assistance Committee, Jeffrey Greenwald, Hannah Paterson, Pam and Peter Kane and the IAM Strong Foundation. 


All nominations of residents and organizations should be submitted to Christine McCarthy at Westwood Town Hall.  The award(s) will be presented at a Board of Selectmen meeting in the spring.  Please contact Christine McCarthy at or 781-326-4172 with any questions or to make a nomination.  

Click on the icon below to download a fillable nomination form