Betsy Anderson was grateful and moved to be named Haddonfield's Citizen of the Year.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Bill Duhart
Monday, January 23, 2012
Betsy Anderson was named the 2012 Haddonfield Citizen of the Year Saturday at the 40th Annual Mayor's Breakfast. A retiree and tireless community volunteer, Anderson led the annual Holiday House Tour that generated $17,000 toward the renovation of Haddonfield Memorial High School stage and auditorium. The Mayor's Breakfast was held at the First Presbyterian Church.
Betsy Anderson, a retiree and tireless community volunteer, is honored at the 40th annual Mayor's Breakfast.
The line about being a New York Giants fan tipped off Betsy Anderson. Haddonfield Mayor Tish Colombi dropped hints Saturday morning to build suspense just before announcing the winner of the 2012 Haddonfield Citizen of the Year award. But the suspense was up for Anderson moments before her name was called. "About halfway in I figured it had to be me," said Anderson, a retired medical-office manager. "I was absolutely stunned. I love living in this town. There are just so many wonderful people and organizations to work with. "That's what's great about volunteering. You do the work but you make great friends." The Citizen of the Year is named annually at the Mayor's Breakfast, a benefit fund-raiser sponsored by the Haddonfield Lions Club. …