Your Nominations for Brecksville Patch’s People of the Year

Know of anyone else that you think should be highlighted? Tell us in the comments.

The nominations for are in!

The following individuals were nominated for their involvement in the community. I’ve included the people who nominated them—and their reasons why. You can check back next week for profiles on the nominees and for a look at what made 2011 memorable for them.

  • Don Faulhaber nominated Frank DeWolf, his co-chair of the . Faulhaber noted DeWolf’s involvement, current and past, in many groups around town, from the historical association to the alumni association to the .
  • Jack Kananian nominated Dominic Sciria, president of the Cuyahoga Valley Republicans, in part for his . When asked, he also highlighted Sciria’s work on the city’s planning commission.
  • Renee Torchia nominated her mother, Rachel Torchia, for stepping in as the ’s president. Renee Torchia said she was proud of Rachel for her enthusiasm in running the chamber, while still running her own business. “I think she has had such a positive influence with the Chamber, which I think has overflowed into being a positive attribute for the businesses in Brecksville!” Renee Torchia said.

Who would you like to see highlighted? Tell us in the comments.

Jeanne Travaglianti January 19, 2012 at 09:55 PM
All three of these individuals are amazing people who give much of themselves to the community we call home. I'm pleased to know them, work beside them, and see them recognized for their contributions. Thanks and blessings to all three of you!
Rachel Abbey McCafferty (Editor) January 19, 2012 at 10:04 PM
Thank you so much for commenting, Jeanne! All of the nominees are definitely active in the community.


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