United Way of Southern Chautauqua County is pleased to announce Steve Skidmore, a member and current President of the CSEA 6300 Labor Union, as the 2020 Joseph H. Mason Community Service Award Recipient.
Steve honors the Mason family legacy in many ways, in addition to his involvement with Labor, Skidmore volunteers for many organizations in the community. Nominated by Dan Gullotti, Skidmore’s early volunteer activities in the community include being a volunteer softball and soccer coach and a treasurer for the East Randolph Fire Department. He is also very active in the Elks Club, which includes volunteering to work at an annual Holiday party for more 300 clients of ASPIRE and the Resource Center. He has volunteered at the Special Olympics Flag Days through the Elks Club, as well volunteering for several activities involving veterans groups. In addition, his family has been a host family for Babe Ruth World Series. He is the past recipient of the George Ritzer Award. Skidmore was the longtime treasurer of the Labor Council. He has previously been an organizer and the president of District 65 IAM, as well as the president local IAM 2111. He has been the delegate for AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees).