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Board of Directors of the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber will bestow the R.L. Tennant Award — the chamber’s highest honor – to the son of the man
that the award was originally named after.
Walter F. Tennant, the chamber’s long-time treasurer and proprietor of the R.L. Tennant Insurance Agency in West Newton, will be presented the award at
the chamber’s annual Fall Business Breakfast on Nov. 13 at the Newton Marriott Hotel.
Walter was the chamber’s treasurer for 28 years and played a critical role in rescuing the chamber from financial ruin in the early 1990s and then rebuilding
the organization’s