President Hunter to receive Bangor Chamber’s public service award

University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter will receive the Catherine Lebowitz Award for Public Service from the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 26.

The award, to be presented at the chamber’s annual dinner at the Cross Insurance Center, recognizes an individual from the public sector who has advanced the cause of economic opportunity in the Bangor region.

Hunter also will present this year’s Norbert X. Dowd Award, the chamber’s most prestigious honor, to community leader Jean Deighan. UMaine sponsors the Dowd Award.

The chamber’s news release about all the 2018 award winners is online.