posted on December 02, 2013 13:17
Mary Pat Hancock has been selected to receive the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce’s Wolcott“Jay” Humphrey III Excellence in Community Leadership Award. This award is given by the Chamber’s Board of Directors, no public nominations are solicited. It is not an annual award and is only given when the Board feels there is a qualified candidate. The Award is named after Mr. Wolcott “Jay” Humphrey III who was President of the Wyoming County Bank (Pavilion State Bank/Five Star Bank). He was extremely involved in the community as a volunteer and encouraged his employees to develop a commitment to volunteerism and community. He was a visionary that could see the big picture and made real improvements to his passionate beliefs.
Hancock is stepping down from the Genesee County Legislature after serving for the past 20 years, 13 as chair of the legislature. She also served as chair of the state associations of counties and has been involved in a wide variety of community activities through the years.