2016 Citizen of The Year : Bud Duksta
Bud Duksta, President of the Marshfield Tennis Club and Friends of Peter Igo Park, was recently named the 2016 Marshfield's Citizen of the Year for his work with the renovation of Peter Igo Park. Bud does not take credit for the park's success. In his words, "I just drove the bus" "...but the bus driver isn't the only one getting these things done".
2015 Citizen of the Year: Marie KurminWe had a wonderful time celebrating Marie and her contribution to our community on June 16 at the Daniel Webster Estate. Marie Kurmin is a local business owner and chamber member, as well as many other things around Marshfield. Her involvement with the PTO, Grad Nite Live, the Marshfield Education Foundation, Marshfield FACTS are only a small picture of the impact Kurmin has had on the many students and families in our community.Click Here to read the full article by Hannah Sparks in the Marshfield Mariner highlighting Kurmin's many contributions to our community.
2014 Citizens of the Year: Bill & Nancy Bowers
A celebration was held on the Village Green in June 2015 to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of this outstanding couple.
"For Bill & Nancy Bowers, volunteering isn't just a hobby; it's a way of life. The couple is very active within the Marshfield community. Bill serves as president of the Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield's board of direcotrs, co-chairman of Grad Nite Live, a board member for the Molly Fitzgerald Memorial Fund, and a member of the town's newly formed Economic Development committee. Nancy is the vice president of Marshfield Friends of Music, the school district's music booster organization and it active in other organizations alongside her husband."
This is an excerpt from Marshfield Mariner article by Lisa Kashinsky. Please visit the Marshfield Mariner for the full article on Bill & Nancy Bowers valuable contributions to our community.
Marshfield Citizen of the Year Nomination Process
Each year, the Marshfield community comes together a nominate an outstanding citizen for the accomplishments, contributions and volunteerism in and around Marshfield. In collaboration with the Marshfield Mariner, the chamber collects nominations which are reviewed by a committee of past winners and representatives from the Mariner & Chamber of Commerce.