Middletown’s mayor has been nominated as Citizen of the Year in the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber’s Greater Goods Awards.
The chamber awards celebrate outstanding individuals and businesses for the contributions they make to the quality of life and economic stability of our region thought community commitment, dedication to excellence, ethical and creative business practices.
“It’s an honor and a blessing to be nominated for Citizen of the Year,” Mayor Charles Harbaugh said. “If you look back at past winners like Jim Stutzman and Berry Lee and to be mentioned along with them, it’s a humbling experience.”
Harbaugh is competing for Citizen of the Year against:
• Tim Coyne, Public Defender, City of Winchester.
• Ginger McDaniel, Blue Ridge Hospice.
• Marcy Obenchain, Allstate Insurance.
• Tina Stevens-Culbreath, I’m Just Me Movement.
• Greg Vossler, Greenbay Packaging.
• Rich Weller, Creekside Insurance.
He will find out if he won Friday at the Top of Virginia Regional Chambers award and membership meeting to be held at the Clarion Inn in Winchester.
In total, 20 individuals and businesses have been nominated for the Greater Good Awards, presented by Valley Health System in the catagories of Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Citizen of the Year.
Competing for Entrepreneur of the Year are:
• David Richmond, Heart of the Home.
• Jacqueline Shoemaker, Winchester Weightloss.
• David Williamson, Custom Computers/Winchester Wireless.
Competing for Small Business of the Year are:
• Discovery Museum.
• Gore’s Meats.
• Habitat for Humanity Restore.
• Winchester Book Gallery.
Competing for Large Business of the Year:
• American Woodmark.
• Centennial Broadcasting.
• Continental (O’Sullivan).
• Fortessa/ Integrus Holdings.
• Shenandoah University.
• Timber Ridge School.