Tim Brown has been named recipient of the 2016 Elza Kilroy Award for outstanding community service. The Nevada City Chamber of Commerce presents the prestigious Kilroy award every year to an outstanding volunteer. Established in 1969, it is presented annually to a citizen whose efforts help make Nevada City a better community.
The Chamber’s Board of Directors selected Brown for the award to honor his dedication to Nevada City and support of the local organizations in the area. For the past 10 years, Brown has taken charge of the Nevada City parades and he also volunteers every week for the Nevada City Police Department. He is an active member of Nevada Lodge #13 and the local Oddfellows organizations.
“The Board felt that he really has Nevada City in his heart and the Chamber appreciates everything he does to keep Nevada City a vibrant community” said Chamber Executive Director Cathy Whittlesey.
The Kilroy Award is one of the several annual awards presented by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce.
Other 2016 recipients are: Cynthia Levesque is being honored with the Dr. Leland and Sally Lewis Visual Arts Award. Cynthia is the founder of the First Friday Art Walks which have been a great success for businesses in Nevada City.
Danny McCammon Is the recipient of the 2016 Dr. Leland and Sally Lewis Performing Arts Award. The Annex at 231 Broad Street was recognized with the Annual Stan Halls Architectural Award. Chris Crockett Is the recipient of the Chamber’s 2016 Live Music Award. The Inn Town Campground was chosen as the recipient of the W. Lon Cooper New Construction Award.
The award winners were nominated and selected by the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The awards will be presented at the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce annual Installation and Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 4th at the Miners foundry.