HOYT FAMILY HONORED BY MWV ECONOMIC COUNCIL

by Christian Mower on October 26, 2011

THE MOUNT WASHINGTON VALLEY ECONOMIC COUNCIL IS HONORING THE HOYT FAMILY OF PURITY SPRING RESORT IN EAST MADISON WITH ITS 2011 BOB MORRELL AWARD FOR CIVIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP.

COUNCIL EXEC. DIR. JAC CUDDY SAYS THE AWARD RECOGNIZES THE QUALITIES AND VALUES THE LATE FOUNDER OF STORY LAND AND HERITAGE NEW HAMPSHIRE EXEMPLIFIED AS A BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADER.

CUDDY SAYS “JUST AS STORY LAND WAS A FAMILY RUN, COMMUNITY MINDED BUSINESS, KING PINE SKI AREA HAS BEEN RUN BY THE HOYT FAMILY FOR FIVE GENERATIONS AND THEY’RE NOW CELEBRATING THE RESORT’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY AND THE SKI AREA’S 50TH SEASON. JUST AS STORY LAND HAS BROUGHT PEOPLE FROM FAR AND WIDE TO THIS REGION, SO HAS PURITY SPRING WHILE GIVING BACK TO THE AREA. THE RECOGNITION IS WELL DESERVED.”

THE AWARD – AND OTHERS HONORING THIS YEAR’S BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR AND VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR – WILL BE PRESENTED TUESDAY NIGHT IN BARTLETT AT THE COUNCIL’S JOINT ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER WITH THE MOUNT WASHINGTON VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.