Tommy Mason – Seventh of Ten 2018 WBOC Jefferson Awards Winners
Commenting on her husband’s award, Tommy’s wife, Rosalee, said, “Tommy and I do our best to try to help any and everybody that need food. anybody that calls us, we try to be there for them. He works a little harder than me because he’s got to go pick up the food and make sure everything is organized and everything. He works really, really hard.”
The Snow Hill native works tireless, helping hundreds of people on Delmarva every year.
Frederick Grant Sr., who nominated Tommy for a Jefferson Award, said of him, “He’s one of the people that if [someone] would call the food pantry, say 2 in the morning, a family in need, Mr. Mason is the person to respond.”
Longtime friend, Tommy Tucker said, “He leads by example, which I think is so extraordinary.
Tucker noted that Tommy is very active in the Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club, which he cooks for every year. Tommy also serves on the board of directors for the Worcester County Commission on Aging.
Commenting on Tommy’s involvement in the Worcester County Commission on Aging, Director Rob Hart said, “He’s really concerned about the community and the people here.”