Aberdeen community leadership dinner


You have until Thursday to RSVP and order tickets to the fourth annual dinner to salute community leadership in Aberdeen. The dinner will be held Oct. 3 by the Aberdeen Revitalization Movement, a group concerned with improving the look and business climate of the downtown area, and the City of Aberdeen.

The dinner is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Aberdeen Museum of History. Tickets are $25 per guest. Dinner will be provided by O’Brien’s Catering. There is a vegetarian and a meat option.

Honorees were chosen for their achievements and contributions in eight categories.

Here are the 2013 honorees:

Lifetime

Bonnie Giron, Wiitamaki Jewelers (posthumous)

Education

Chuck Veloni, Teacher at Aberdeen High School

Volunteer

Gregory Johnson of the Gregorian Group

Youth

Erika Nelson and Griffin Hood, students at Aberdeen High School

Business

Jeff Farmer, Owner of Domino’s Pizza

Non-Profit

Grays Harbor Community Foundation Executive Director Jim Daly

Government

Brian Little, Chair of Aberdeen Planning Commission

ARM President’s Award

Mery Swanson

To purchase tickets, call 360-537-5755 or 360-581-3987 or email stonepine@me.com.