Groton Animal Foundation Board member Jim Streeter received the 2015 Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award during a ceremony at Washington Park on August 7, 2015. The award is given by Groton Utilities as part of the annual City of Groton Day.
Jim was presented a check for $1,000 which he has donated to GAF’s veterinary bill subsidy fund, which helps to defray the cost of veterinary bills for Groton residents who may be struggling financially. We are truly grateful to Jim for designating this gift to GAF, and we are proud of his good works in our community.
We recognize his many volunteer efforts in the restoration of the Avery Point Lighthouse, improvements to the Groton Veterans’ Memorial Park, his commitment to local service clubs and organizations, including the Greater Groton Rotary Club, Groton Lions Club, Groton Lodge of Elks and the Groton Animal Foundation, all emphasizing his commitment to the Greater Groton Community.Jim has generously given of his time and energy to promote the history of Groton through writings and lectures, earning him the title of Town of Groton Historian. Proceeds from his books on Groton’s history have benefited local non-profit organizations.Groton Utilities is pleased to present this award to this deserving citizen for giving back to our community selflessly, sincerely, willingly and with great pride.