Tim Thompson from Millards Chartered Professional Accountants in Norwich has won this year’s Citizen of the Year Award from the Norwich Chamber Of Commerce.

The award is presented annually to a resident of the Township of Norwich that has shown initiative, creativity and dedication to volunteering in Norwich Township or beyond.

Laura Barker, Communications Director for the Norwich Chamber Of Commerce says that Tim’s contributions to the community are many and that the accolade was well deserved.

“Tim has been an active volunteer in our community for many years. He is an Optimist Club charter member and has been president twice. In the Optimist Club, Tim has chaired Jr. Golf for numerous years, he is a frequent volunteer at bike rodeos, tractor pulls and the corn maze and he is the current chair of the annual snowmobile fundraising trip.”

Tim is presently an executive member of the Chamber and an active member and volunteer of the Norwich Legion.

The award criteria also stipulates that the recipient “has displayed remarkable kindness or assistance to others,” and is “community minded and truly committed to being involved and making a difference in society.”

Laura, a Norwich Remax realtor in her day job with close ties to the local community, believes that Thompson is a shining example of those attributes and that his actions show a lifetime of community service and care for others.

“In the past, Tim has also been heavily involved in youth sports. He was an executive member of Norwich Minor Hockey and he coached many years of minor baseball and minor hockey. He even coached one year of minor soccer and one year of high school basketball.”

Jesse Goossens, CPA, CA and Partner at Millards Chartered Professional Accountants in Tillsonburg is proud of Tim’s recognition and says that his character and accomplishments epitomize the Millards Chartered Professional Accountants’ commitment to community.

“Millards is dedicated to the communities we serve. We value the families, businesses and individuals that make Southern Ontario the best place to live and work in the world. We’re active participants in the communities where we operate and we believe that we do our best work together.”

Congratulations to Tim Thompson from the entire Millards Chartered Professional Accountants team!