Mayor James Fiorentini honored outstanding volunteers of the City of Haverhill at last week's Independence Day celebration.
Fiorentini presented citations from the city at the stage at Riverside Park to Doug Edison, Christine Rau, Dianne McDermott, Kimberly Ocasio, Lawrence Trevette and Daniel Wentworth.
Edison was honored for his many years as president of Haverhill Brightside and for promoting the city through Haverhill Goes Green, Bloomfest, and Community Gardens. Edison retired as Brightside president recently.
Rau was honored for her initiative cleaning up and maintaining Columbus Park in downtown Haverhill. Rau waters the plants there regularly and has plans to create an English garden.
McDermott created a new website for the city's Chamber of Commerce that promotes the arts and culture in Haverhill.
Ocasio was honored for her sponsorship and participation in Haverhill's yearly cleanup.
Trevette received a citation for leading the cleanups and improvements at the Walnut Square School and the John Greenleaf Whittier School.
Wentworth was honored for improving the city's gardens around each "Welcome to Haverhill" sign around the city.
Also honored was Frederick Malcolm Sr. He received the Mayor's Lifetime Achievement Award. Malcolm was one of the pioneering leaders who brought Ward Hill Industrial Park to Haverhill 50 years ago.
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