In the News 2006
The Marblehead Chamber of Commerce
will honor Chamber members and Marblehead residents for their outstanding
achievements in business, philanthropy and volunteerism at the 54th
annual meeting of the Marblehead Chamber of Commerce.
Penny Wigglesworth, founder of the Penny Bear Company, will receive
the Rey Moulton Person of the Year Award. The Penny Bear Company,
Inc., based in Marblehead, is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization
that provides comfort, love and support to the critically ill and
their families. The company offers support to local and national
non-profit organizations like Hospice of the North Shore and Project
HELP in Naples, Fla., to name a few.
company] began with a single project- sending messages of love,
hope, trust and compassion wherever they are needed through one of the most universal
ambassadors, the teddy bear," explained Wigglesworth.