Wilton Democratic Town Committee To Honor Two At Spring Breakfast

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The Wilton Democratic Town Committee will honor Charlie Lewis and Kimberly Johnson, pictured, on Saturday, April 26 at their annual spring breakfast.
The Wilton Democratic Town Committee will honor Charlie Lewis and Kimberly Johnson, pictured, on Saturday, April 26 at their annual spring breakfast. Photo Credit: Contributed

WILTON, Conn. -- The Wilton Democratic Town Committee will honor Charlie Lewis and Kimberly Johnson on Saturday, April 26. at their annual spring breakfast. 

Norwalk Mayor Harry W. Rilling will deliver the keynote address at the Annual Spring Breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Trackside Teen Center in Wilton. The Breakfast will include "recognition of the achievements and contributions of community members who have a long and distinguished record of dedicated service in the Town of Wilton and beyond," representatives said in a press release. 

“The Annual Spring Breakfast is one of our key fundraising events during the year,” says WDTC Chair Tom Dec. “It is also an opportunity for us to mingle with and hear from local, state and federal elected officials in the Democratic Party, so we are very pleased that Mayor Rilling is our keynote speaker.”

The Outstanding Wiltonian of the Year will go to Kimberly Johnson "in recognition of her commitment to maintaining Wilton’s unique character and preserving its small town values," according to the release. A native of Darien, Johnson moved to Wilton 15 years ago.

"Despite the demands of time and effort that come with being a wife and mother of three children, Kimberly has immersed herself in a variety of volunteer activities. Currently serving as a Director on the Boards of Boy Scout Troop 20, Friends of Ambler Farm and Wilton Children’s Theater, Kimberly is also a long-time Minks-to-Sinks volunteer," representatives said in the release. 

Charles B. Lewis Jr. will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

"There are few, if any, in the Town of Wilton who do not know Charles B. (Charlie) Lewis Jr. A long-time member of the Wilton Democratic Town Committee, Charlie has been a delegate to four Democratic State Conventions as well as a delegate to several Democratic legislative conventions," representatives said in the release. "Currently serving as a Justice of the Peace and member of the Board of Assessment Appeals, Charlie was Wilton’s Parking Hearing Officer and worked for many years as an election moderator. 

Tickets for the event are $40 and may be purchased online at the Wilton Democratic Town Committee website.

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