Charlie Shuman, of Winthrop, recently was named Le Club Calumet’s 2019 Outstanding Citizen of the Year. The club presents the award to a non-Franco American individual that has shared his time, talent and resources to the greater Augusta community.

Although there was no recipient last year, there have been many local men and women recognized by the club. Past recipients include Bennett Katz, Roger Katz, Norman Elvin, Peter Thompson, Elizabeth Mitchell, Laura Benedict, Mark Johnston, Bill Sprague Sr., Bill Sprague Jr., Dick O’Connor, Charles “Wick” Johnson and many more, according to a news release from Charlie’s Auto Group.

Shuman was nominated for the TIME Dealer of the Year award by Thomas Brown, president of the Maine Automobile Dealers Association. He and his wife, Nancy, have two children and six grandchildren.

The Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award will be presented to Shuman at 6 p.m. June 8 event at Le Club Calumet, 334 West River Road in Augusta. Tickets are available by calling Pat Boucher at 592-5001 or Gerard Lapierre at 485-4396.


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