Shelton businessman recognized for community service

John Zinno, office managing partner of the BlumShapiro in Shelton, will receive the 2015 Rev. John P. Blanchfield Community Service Award from St. Mary School of Waterbury.

The award is presented annually to an individual who embodies the school’s philosophy of Christian scholarship and community service.

Zinno, a St. Mary School graduate, will receive the honor during a May 6 event.

He chaired the 2012-13 United Way of Greater Waterbury annual campaign and is board president of the Greater Waterbury YMCA.

Zinno serves on the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Board, the Palace Theater Board and the Naugatuck Valley Development Corp. Board. He’s has been instrumental in BlumShapiro’s partnership with Christian Community Action in New Haven to provide Thanksgiving meals annually to families and senior citizens.

BlumShapiro is an accounting, tax and business consulting firm with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.