2/27/2013 9:50:00 AM Dr. David Schwartz named "Person of the Year"
Dr. David Schwartz was named "Person of the Year" at the Waukon Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet held Friday, February 22 at the Waukon Banquet Center. The award is given to an individual who "has made a difference in the community through dedication and service to the community," and the nomination information for Dr. Schwartz included specific examples of that very characteristic he possesses, including his "outstanding bedside manner and lifelong learning and support for health care in a rural setting". In addition to his services as a health care provider, the nomination also cites his volunteer efforts at area sporting events, including coaching of youth sports, as well as the many other activities he volunteers for through his family's involvement in the school district and the Waukon Chamber of Commerce. Pictured above with Dr. Schwartz at the presentation of the "Person of the Year" award are his family members and several family friends. Left to right - Front row: Creed Welch, Sean Cooper, Joe Schwartz, Abe Schwartz, Allie Schwartz, Shelby Bodley. Middle row: Waukon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors members Gail Prestemon and Danielle Bucknell, Dr. David Schwartz, Joan Schwartz, and Waukon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors members Andrew Moore and Sherrie Hunstad. Back row: Sam Schwartz and Waukon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors members Adrienne Gerst and Pat Otting. Photos and additional information about several other awards newly introduced and distributed at this year's annual banquet will be featured in next week's issue of The Standard. Standard photo by Bob Beach.
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