The Madera Chamber of Commerce will honor six longtime community members with Lifetime Achievement Awards during its installation dinner Aug. 22.
Jim Massetti, Don Nelson, Bud Smith, Dr. James E. Walters and Carl Wisener will receive the awards. The chamber has also selected Charles “Val” Clute as a memorial honoree.
Four of the honorees are owners or partners in longtime businesses in Madera — Massetti owns Massetti Appliance, Nelson is the owner of Midland Tractor and Smith and Wisener are partners in General Builders Supply Co.
Walters owns his own practice in Madera and is a general surgeon at Madera Community Hospital, where he has been for more than 40 years...