It has been said that “The greatest vision without action is simply hallucination.”
The Community Leadership Award honors those who persevere and act; who make good things happen with the help of others.
Mary & Charlie exemplify the sustained leadership necessary to strengthen community institutions, the initiative to champion new and worthwhile programs, and the spirit to help define the public good.
They have never sought the limelight but instead have chosen to work in ways that have effected us all. They epitomize the motto of "service above self".
From his first days as a ski patrolman at
His construction company helped to build the largest free-standing bleacher ever erected for an Olympics site at
His expertise was also given to the Park City Board of
In 1998, he became a member of the Board for the newly created People's Health Clinic and now serves as its Co-chairman. Again his construction and building experience is being contributed to the building of the new County/People’s Health Clinic facility.
In 2006, Charlie was appointed to the Park City Planning Commission on which he now serves.
Additionally, Charlie is an avid skier and fly fisherman and if not on the river, he will be in the Daly Chutes of Deer Valley on a Saturday morning skiing the powder.
Mary Wintzer's list of community activities is no less daunting. 18 years of service on PTA and school committees while her children attended Park City Schools; Cub Scout Den Mother and Pack Master; Park City Small Business Woman of the Year; mentor to many of the small businesses renting space at their complex on Ironhorse Drive; member of Park City Board of Adjustment; member of the committees to rewrite the Land Management Code to create a low density zone in the Rossi Hill area of Old Town and the General Plan for city development. She is an ardent defender of the Historic preservation of
Mary and Charlie have been quiet supporters of many non-profits in
Mary and Charlie are truly representative of all that is good about
Their tireless leadership efforts have earned them tremendous community respect and admiration, and the tenacity with which they approach community problems is an inspiration for us all.
Mary & Charlie are among Park City’s ‘leadership heroes’, and Leadership Park City is honored to bestow its sixth annual Community Leadership Award on them. They join previous award recipients,
The Community Leadership Award
The Community Leadership Award is presented annually at the
Now in its 15th year,
The program is supported by a wide variety of public and private sponsors sharing a faith in building strong communities and community leaders. The program now has over 375 participants and alumni.