About the Stamford Citizen of the Year

Dudley Williams – a passionate and involved member of the Stamford Community for 29 years – is known for his service and spirit, leadership and generosity. He is particularly known for working hard, often behind the scenes, with a range of city leaders, nonprofits, businesses, youth and other citizens, helping to ensure Stamford stays on a path of positive change, providing opportunity and quality of life for all of Stamford’s neighborhoods, and always with an eye on promoting forward-thinking, sustainable policymaking, especially in the education arena.

2017 Stamford Citizen of the Year Dinner

Time: 5:30 -9:15PM Day: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Location: Stamford Crowne Plaza – 2701 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 06905

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Citizen of the Year

Dudley Williams – a passionate and involved member of the Stamford Community for 29 years – is known for his service and spirit, leadership and generosity

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Honored veterans

Aside from honoring selected high school seniors who have a commitment to community service in Stamford, the program are awarded

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Scholarship Program

In conjunction with the annual City of Stamford Citizenof the Year event, scholarships of up to $7,500 are awarded by the Fred

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1982 State Rep. Christel Truglia

REASON FOR AWARD Rep. Christel Truglia of Stamford was named Stamford Citizen of the Year for her championing of issues … Read More 1982 State Rep. Christel Truglia

Pobie Johnston NY Times August 8

Pobie Johnston NY Times August 8, 1982 – By ELEANOR CHARLES Continued pressure from the council and the Southwestern Area … Read More Pobie Johnston NY Times August 8

Norman T. Woodberry

Norman T. Woodberry ’39, of Stamford, Conn.; Aug. 16. He worked for American Cyanamid from 1939 until he retired in … Read More Norman T. Woodberry

Lynn R. Laitman

NY Time July 12, 1987 As the year 2000 approaches, Fairfield County faces growing problems tied to its fabled prosperity, … Read More Lynn R. Laitman

2005 Sandy Goldstein

REASON FOR AWARD Sandy Goldstein won the Stamford Citizen award for her tireless dedication to helping others in the Stamford … Read More 2005 Sandy Goldstein

1999 Polly O’Brien

REASON FOR AWARD Polly O’Brien was awarded Stamford Citizen of the Year in 1999 for leadership work in numerous community … Read More 1999 Polly O’Brien

1998 Adele Gordon

REASON FOR AWARD Adele Gordon won the award for her consistent support of the Stamford Public schools and her work … Read More 1998 Adele Gordon

1996 George B. Harvey

REASON FOR AWARD George B. Harvey exemplified the commitment of his company, Pitney Bowes, Inc. to the community of Stamford … Read More 1996 George B. Harvey

1995 Michael J. Cacace

REASON FOR AWARD Michael J. Cacace gave much to the Stamford community. He was president of both the state and … Read More 1995 Michael J. Cacace

1994 John A. Ball

REASON FOR AWARD John Ball earned the award for his service to the community. He gave his time for both … Read More 1994 John A. Ball

1993 Jane M. Judd

REASON FOR AWARD “The Selection Committee’s choice [of Charles and Jane Judd] was based upon the extensive activities of the … Read More 1993 Jane M. Judd

1993 Charles A Judd

REASON FOR AWARD “The Selection Committee’s choice [of Charles and Jane Judd] was based upon the extensive activities of the … Read More 1993 Charles A Judd