Chamber selects Boulier for community award

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Charles Boulier III

NAUGATUCK — Ion Bank CEO Charles Boulier III is the recipient of the Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Malcolm Baldrige Community Award.

The award is given annually to a business leader in the region who is committed to economic development and growth in Greater Waterbury. The award honors the legacy of Malcolm “Mac” Baldrige, the former CEO of Scovill Inc. and secretary of commerce under President Ronald Reagan.

“Our chamber is thrilled to present this year’s award to Chuck for all of his incredibly generous contributions to and support of the entire Greater Waterbury community and the region,” said William Pizzuto, chairman of the chamber’s Board of Directors, in a press release.

Boulier is a director of the Ion Bank Foundation and chairman of the American Savings Foundation and America’s Mutual Banks. He also serves on the boards of the Waterbury Regional Chamber and Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation. He chaired the United Way of Greater Waterbury’s 2017-18 annual fundraising campaign and serves on the 2018-19 Campaign Council. In addition, he serves on the Investment Committee of the Connecticut Community Foundation and the Quinnipiac University Business School Advisory Board and is a corporator for Griffin Hospital in Derby.

The award will be presented during the 24th annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards Dinner on Sept. 26, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.

Tickets are $150 per person and $1,750 for a table of 10. For more information or tickets, call the chamber at 203-757-0701.