CONWAY — Stalwarts in the local economy for 80 years, the Saunders family, owners and founders of White Mountain Oil & Propane, are this year’s recipients of the Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council’s Bob Morrell Award for civic entrepreneurship.
Awarded annually since 1998, the prestigious award recognizes the qualities and values exemplified throughout his life by Morrell (1920-98), co-founder of Story Land as well as a founding member of MWV Habitat for Humanity and the former White Mountain Bank.
The Morrell award will be announced today during the Economic Council’s annual board meeting, which is being held virtually on Zoom, according to Executive Director Jac Cuddy.
“The Saunders family continues to serve the community as part of their business philosophy, including serving on the…