Steve Toddes wins Gettysburg Connection Outstanding Community Contributor Award

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Cumberland Township resident Steve Toddes has won the Gettysburg Connection Outstanding Community Contributor Award for his service to the county. The award comes as the long-time champion of local issues steps down from the Cumberland Township Board of Supervisors and the Gettysburg Area Recreation Authority (GARA) Board of Directors. Noting the significant time Toddes had

Retiring local physician Fred Martin wins Gettysburg Connection Community Contributor Award

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Gettysburg Connection has awarded its Outstanding Community Contributor Award to Arendstville family practice Doctor H. Fred Martin. Martin, who is retiring this year, has been a source of healing and humor in the community for over 40 years. “Down-to-Earth,” “caring,” and “on your side” are just a few of the ways community members described the

Norm and Carolyn Nunamaker win Gettysburg Connection Outstanding Community Contributor Award

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Norm and Carolyn Nunamaker, who have spent the past 25 years building and leading the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra (GCO), have won Gettysburg Connection’s Outstanding Community Contributor Award. The couple’s last concert as orchestra directors will take place at the Lutheran Seminary Chapel at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, featuring works by Antonin Dvorak. The guest soloist

Adams County Chief Public Defender Kristin Rice wins Gettysburg Connection’s Outstanding Contributor Award

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Learn more about Kristin Rice from our one-on-one podcast interview with her. Adams County’s Chief Public Defender, Kristin Rice, who retired on December 31, is the winner of Gettysburg Connection’s Outstanding Community Service Award. Rice is honored for many years of service making a difference in the lives of people in the Adams County Criminal

Doug Stephens wins Outstanding Community Contributor Award

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Gettysburg Connection is proud to announce that Doug Stephens has won its Outstanding Community Contributor Award. Stephens was nominated by Darah Gardner-Hickman for his “continued behind-the scenes community support that creates activities that further the community.” Gardner-Hickman said Stephens had contributed in many areas and at many levels, from his work with wounded veterans to

Gettysburg Connection gives Community Contributor Award to Alex Hayes

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Alex Hayes has been awarded the Gettysburg Connection Outstanding Community Contributor award for his positive outlook, his community outreach, his journalistic productivity, and his devotion to the lives of people in Adams County. Alex moved to Gettysburg in 2005 to take a position at the Gettysburg Times and stayed there for 16 years, working as

Earl Shutt wins Outstanding Community Contribution Award for his thoughtful and humble contributions

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Long-time Adams County resident and former I.Z. Musselman Manager Earl Shutt has won the Gettysburg Connection Outstanding Contribution Award for his unwavering, humble, and thoughtful contributions to Adams County organizations. Shutt was nominated by Catherine Diehl.  “He’s stubborn, said his wife Joyce, and he “makes sure other people get the credit for a lot of