Charles Blanchard's dedication and service were rewarded in 2005 when he was named recipient of the Jerome C. Bradley Knight of the Year Award.
Charles and his wife Peggy have one son, Dale, who serves as Financial Secretary, and two daughters. Charles' grandson, Doug, is also a Council member. The Blanchard family was named Family of the Year in 1997.
Charlie is a member of the St. Patrick choir and has also served as Concil Director and Chairperson for the Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities.