Former Maine Policy Scholar recognized for public service

Ben Breadmore, currently the town manager of Holden, has been named by the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce as a recipient of an award for public service. Breadmore was a scholar in the Maine Policy Scholars program during 2009-10 at the University of Maine.

The Bangor Daily News reports that “the Catherine Lebowitz Award for Public Service goes to Benjamin Breadmore. As the Town Manager and Code Enforcement Office for the Town of Holden, he is in the unique position to bring a project from inception to completion. “While relatively young in years, his dedication to our community, progressive leadership style, openness to new ideas, work-ethic, supportive personality, accessibility and reasonableness resembles a town manager decades older,” said Rep. Chris Geeley.

Ben personifies the definition of an individual from the public sector who has advanced the cause of economic opportunity in not only the community for which he works, but for the great Bangor region.”

Breadmore will be recognized at the annual awards dinner for the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce.