Owens Corning: retiree receives global honour

Tom Mullady, who retired from Owens Corning as a plant safety leader in 2003, received the 2008 Owens Corning Global Retiree Volunteer of the Year award in recognition for his continued devotion to th…

Tom Mullady, who retired from Owens Corning as a plant safety leader in 2003, received the 2008 Owens Corning Global Retiree Volunteer of the Year award in recognition for his continued devotion to the community. Mullady received a USD 1,000 award prize and an engraved keepsake Waterford crystal bowl as part of his acknowledgment. He immediately donated the award money to three local organizations: the Newark Rotary Club Foundation, Licking Memorial Health Foundation, and United Way of Licking County. Mullady, in fact, has served on the Licking Memorial Hospital Development Council since 2004 and on the Board of Directors since 2005. He also is a member of the Board of Directors for United Way of Licking County as well as many years with its Loaned Executive programme. He has also conducted fundraising activities to help construct wells in Africa and to assist orphanages in Africa and Honduras. Mullady volunteers with Newark City Schools to tutor students, also serving on levy committees. Other activities include work on the Salvation Army capital campaign and organization of volunteers for the Babe Ruth World Series. He is a member of the Newark Township Zoning Commission and the Newark Area Safety Council.