WCSU Foundation to Honor George Mulvaney at Fundraising Breakfast

George Mulvaney, who has built a renowned career with a base in the Danbury area, will be honored with the WestConn Society Student Success Breakfast hosted by the WCSU Foundation at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 3.

Mulvaney is the founder of Mulvaney Mechanical, a high-tech mechanical contracting company that has completed multimillion-dollar work in its 41 years in business. The company was honored with the Connecticut Contractor of the Year Award from the General Contractors Association of America.

Mulvaney has made community volunteering an equal part of his life, having served as a director and chairman of several prominent boards in Danbury and Ridgefield, where he lives.

“The real benefit of success for me is having the resources to help others who can’t help themselves,” Mulvaney said. “And this aid does not have to be monetary. It can be the gift of our time or the talents we have.

Mulvaney has previously received several awards, including the 2019 Cecil J. Previdi Award from the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce, the Good Scout Award from the Connecticut Yankee Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Robert S. Young Humanitarian Award from Ability Au- beyond that, the Spirit of Humanity Award from Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, the Community Leadership Award from Regional Hospice & Palliative Care, the Extraordinary Friendship and Support Award from the Association of Religious Communities and the Good Samaritan Award from Maison AMOS.

“George Mulvaney is a big supporter of Western Connecticut State University,” said WCSU President Dr. John B. Clark. “He made a significant difference and ensured the success of many students.

WCSU Foundation President Cory Plock said, “George Mulvaney is a successful entrepreneur who benefits the community in countless ways. He is a great inspiration to anyone, including WCSU students, who wants to make a difference. That’s what makes him a wonderful winner.

To order tickets for the reward breakfast, go to www.wcsu.edu/giving/events/ or call (203) 837-9820.

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