The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution will present the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to Nicholas Negroponte and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to John W. Henry, at a dinner to be held on November 19, 2009, at the Fairmont Copley Hotel in Boston. Larry Lucchino, President and CEO of the Boston Red Sox will serve as chairman for the event with the Honorable John and Mrs. Diana Negroponte serving as co-chairs. For more information on the event please visit our website.
“Both of these honorees personify the attributes we seek to honor and practice at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Their contributions to the Greater Boston Area, the nation, and indeed much of the world have been significant, and it gives me great pleasure that our Board of Trustees has chosen to recognize such worthy honorees,” said Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open, and informed dialogue. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds and engaged in the study of national and world affairs.
-Courtesy Red Sox Communications-