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    Thursday, July 25, 2024

    Wally Lamb honored as Norwich Native Son

    Honoree Wally Lamb reacts to a standing ovation as he steps up to the podium to speak Wednesday, June 7, 2023, during the 54th annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Honoree Wally Lamb, center, poses for a photo with Janis Sawicki, left, of Norwich, and Marianne Nardone, now of Westerly, R.I., for his wife, Chris, Wednesday, June 7, 2023, before the 54th annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Honoree Wally Lamb listens to Angela Adams, executive director of the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, Wednesday, June 7, 2023, during the 54th annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Honoree Wally Lamb listens to Jan Sauvageau, of the Woman’s City Club of Norwich, speak Wednesday, June 7, 2023, during the 54th annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Honoree Wally Lamb points to an audience member while Mayor Peter Nystrom, right, reminisces about their youth Wednesday, June 7, 2023, during the 54th annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Honoree Wally Lamb speaks Wednesday, June 7, 2023, with Susy Hurlbert, of the Rotary Club of Norwich, and Mayor Peter Nystrom looking on during the 54th annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Norwich ― Wally Lamb, author of six best-selling novels and recipient of numerous awards was honored Wednesday as the Norwich Native Son during the 54th Annual Norwich Native Son/Daughter Award during a ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich.

    The event was presented by the Rotary Club of Norwich, Norwich Sunrise Rotary Club, and The Woman’s City Club of Norwich.

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