Howard Politzer, owner of Brookland True Value in Washington D.C., has received the Business Legacy Award from the Washington D.C. Hall of Fame Society, a group that recognizes members of the city’s business community.
The legacy award recognizes individuals and establishments that have contributed immensely to the growth and development of Washington, D.C. and changed the course of the District's history. Hall of Fame Society executive board members voted unanimously to make Brookland True Value its first choice in the nbusinessi category, and Politzer was inducted into its Hall of Fame.
Politzer opened his first True Value in 1975 on Capitol Hill, and in 1981 he relocated the store six miles north to the city of Brookland.
Politzer has served as a member of the Brookland Chamber of Commerce, the Center for Community Development, the MayorIs Golden Washington Club, the Brookland Business and Professional Association and the Pennsylvania and Atlantic Seaboard Hardware Association.