Wilmington Community Dinner will feature Citizen of the Year Robert Hockart

WILMINGTON – The date has been set for this town’s 28th annual Community Dinner.

The public is invited to attend the event, which will take place March 19 at the Hungry Trout Restaurant on state Route 86.

This annual dinner is a way to break the cabin fever, allowing residents the chance to socialize with their neighbors and meet those who are new to the town.

In addition, the evening will feature Wilmington Citizen of the Year Robert Hockert.

A quote from his nomination form reads, “Bob has been volunteering for many community events in the 10+ years he has lived here. He has done movies at the beach, served on the Waterfront Revitalization Committee, Destination Master Plan, Bike Fest Chairman, which is hundreds of hours. He has served every year on the Wilmington Christmas Celebration committee. He currently serves on the ROOST Board of Directors as a voice for Wilmington. … He has donated hundreds of hours to the betterment of Wilmington.”

RSVP by March 11 by calling 518-946-2255. The dinner is $20 per person and starts with cocktails at 6 p.m.