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Daltons Receive Central Maine Citizen Award

Release Date: 03/03/2017

Congratulations to John and Jackie Dalton, honored last night with the “Central Maine Citizen Award” from the Kennebec Valley District Boy Scouts for their many years of service to the greater Waterville area.
 
Second district US Representative, Bruce Poliquin, thanked the Daltons for their dedication to the area and said, “Central Maine is blessed to have John and Jackie so involved and working to strengthen our community.” As the 2016 Citizen award recipient, Charlie Gaunce from Central Maine Motor Auto Group, presented the 2017 award to the Daltons.

John, who is a proud Eagle Scout, is President of Inland Hospital, chair of the Kennebec Valley Community College Foundation, a member of the board of directors of the Central Maine Growth Council, a member and past chair of the board of directors of Waterville Creates!, a member of the board of directors of the Waterville Development Corporation, and a member of Waterville Rotary. He chaired the United Way of Mid-Maine’s Annual Campaign in 2008.

Jackie Dalton is Co-Executive Director of REM (Revitalize the Energy in ME, serves on the board of directors of Kennebec Messalonskee Trails (currently its secretary), Waterville Main Street, the United Way of Mid-Maine, and is a member of the Friends of the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers.
 


John and Jackie received the Mid-Maine Chamber’s Distinguished Community Service Award in 2015. They live in Winslow and have two grown children, Andy who is an Eagle Scout and Abby who is a recipient of the Girl Scout Gold Award.  They have three grandchildren who are the joy of their life.
 
“This is our home,” John says. “We are proud to be part of this amazing community.” Jackie adds, “Being involved in our community is a joy and a responsibility.” Both note the personal satisfaction they get out of helping to build a stronger community.
 
The Boy Scouts of America’s mission is to provide opportunities to encourage young people to build character, train them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develop personal fitness. The Kennebec Valley District of the Pine Tree Council delivers the Scouting program in Kennebec, Somerset, Franklin, Knox & Lincoln counties.