Date: 11/9/2009Thomas R. Toman was the recipient of the SCORE Platinum Leadership Award and Certificate at the October Monthly Meeting at the Scibelli Entrepreneurial Center in Springfield. Rick Forgay, Chapter Chair (right) presented the award and Former Chapter Chair Bill McCollough made the national nomination. This is the SCORE Association's highest award for exceptional service to SCORE. To be eligible, a member must serve a minimum of seven years in continuous and meritorious service and have held a leadership position during that period. Toman is also a former Chapter Chair. SCORE is a national non-profit organization founded in 1964, dedicated to the entrepreneurial education, formation, support and growth of small businesses throughout America. For information on SCORE contact the main office at 785-0314 or visit www.scorewesternmass.org.