Three of Cranberry Township’s five-member Board of Supervisors were recently honored by various outside organizations, Mike Manipole, Board Vice Chair announced at the Board’s April 1 meeting.
Board Chairman Bruce Mazzoni was presented the Distinguished Service Award for Butler County by the Butler Eagle and the Rotary Club of Butler. The award is given to honor an individual who has performed exemplary volunteer service over and above his or her employment responsibilities. A formal presentation of the award will held May 7 at the Butler Country Club.
Supervisor Dick Hadley has been selected for the prestigious Joseph A. James Memorial Award for Excellence in Government Achievement by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission. Criteria for the award include a lifetime pursuit of exemplary local government performance, success in promoting innovative intergovernmental ventures, improving professionalism in municipal government, and leadership for a municipal government cause. The award will be presented at a future meeting of the Commission, which represents the collective interests of eleven surrounding counties.
Cranberry’s newest Board member, Bruce Hezlep, successfully completed a 16-week Newly Elected Officials course offered by the Local Government Academy. The Butler County’s Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing Mr. Hezlep’s commitment to public service and his investment of time as a participant in this comprehensive program on local government.
Board Vice Chairman Mike Manipole thanked and congratulated the three honorees for their accomplishments on behalf of the Township’s staff and residents.