Dover International Speedway President and CEO Mike Tatoian is the winner of the 2019 Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award, which recognizes individuals in the NASCAR industry for their community service efforts.
In recognition of the his efforts, a $60,000 contribution will be made to USO Delaware, the charitable organization affiliated with Tatoian. On behalf of Tatoian’s efforts, Dover International Speedway is contributing an additional $10,000 to USO Delaware, bringing the total contribution to the organization to $70,000.
“This is a tremendous honor and I’m very thankful,” Tatoian said. “This gives a great spotlight to the tremendous work USO Delaware’s staff and volunteers put in, and how important their efforts are for our service members and their families.”
Tatoian’s nomination included several testimonials from top military and civilian officials, including one from Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force.
“No one has more passion for our airmen and has done more on their behalf than Mike,” Goldfein said. “He’s increased national awareness and understanding of the Air Force’s role in our nation’s defense and helped build vitally important grassroots support for our service.”