Prominent local citizens Darlene Beal and Duncan C “Deke” Farmer will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the community on May 15, when they receive the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Yankee Clipper Council of the Boy Scouts of America. This award is bestowed upon individuals who have been unselfish in their service to others and have demonstrated integrity and genuine concern for others in their professional and personal lives, making important contributions serving their fellow citizens, community, and nation.
Darlene Beal is Executive Director of Haverhill Community Television, a position she has held for almost 20 years. She is active in community affairs, and has received the Liberty Bell Award from the Haverhill Bar Association, and is a Paul Harris Fellow. She serves on the Board of Directors of Career Resource Corporation and the Department of Children and Families Area Board; and is past Board Member of the Salvation Army and the YWCA. As an active member of Rotary since 1995, Darlene has given back to the Haverhill community, as well as undertaking ambitious projects overseas. Since 2001, she has volunteered as a photojournalist with Rotaplast, a partnership of Rotary clubs which provide housing, food, transportation and support for plastic surgeons, in missions to India, Peru, Bolivia, Guatemala and Chile.
HCTV’s Executive Director Receives 2013 Distinguished Citizen Award
Yankee Clipper Council of the Boy Scouts of America
May 14, 2014
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