Five New Jersey residents will be honored next week at a ceremony for the inaugural Citizen Leadership Awards.
Cynthia Mosley of Newark, Tracy Jordan of Perth Amboy, Tamra Marsh of Camden, Linda Murray of Willingboro and Eric Kipnis of Cherry Hill will be at the Citizens Campaign gala in North Jersey Monday.
Marsh helped Camden and its school board adopt a better process for obtaining insurance coverage that will save the city more than $4 million.
Murray, a Rutgers-Camden grad student, will be recognized for her volunteer work with the Willingboro Zoning Board and Human Relations Commission, and her encouragement of others to volunteer.
Kipnis is the founder of South Jersey Citizens for Change, which he uses to keep neighbors informed of local government affairs.
Mosley and Jordan, of North Jersey, will be celebrated for their community education efforts and campaign to save the local newspaper, respectively.
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