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Bristol Historical Society Names Ellen Zoppo-Sassu Volunteer of the Year

Photo (c) Bristol Historical Society

Ellen Zoppo-Sassu was named the 2017 Bristol Historical Society Volunteer of the Year at their Annual Dinner at Nuchie’s on May 18.

The 2017 Community Service Award was given to For Goodness Sake.

Colin Savino was awarded the Bristol Historical Society Scholarship, and Zachary Bell was recognized for his Eagle Scout project that he completed at the Historical Society.

For more pictures of the recipients you can visit the Bristol Historical Society’s Facebook Page.

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