Gordon Nelson, right, a native of the Carney area, was presented a certificate of appreciation during Memorial Day activities in Carney-Nadeau. The certificate was awarded to Nelson "for his participation in our Memorial Day Family Festival." It was signed by Joe Linder, Nadeau Township Supervisor, and Dennis Spehar, President of the Village of Carney. Ted Perron, left, made the presentation. Perron is vice president of the Village of Carney.