The Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) is seeking nominations of individuals, businesses and organizations to consider for special recognition at the 4th Annual Aberdeen Community Leadership Dinner in October. Nominations, with reasons why they should be honored, can be sent in email to Aberdeen City Council member Jeff Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or to ARM, PO Box 1593, Aberdeen, WA 98520 by Monday, Sept. 9. Email is preferred.
ARM’s leadership dinner will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Aberdeen Museum of History.
The categories are Lifetime, Education, Youth, Government, Volunteer, Business and Non-Profit.
Here are lists of past honorees:
Lifetime - Leonard and Emily Airhart, Aberdeen Museum of History
Education - Brad Duffy, Grays Harbor College
Business - Lora Malakoff, Seniors Sunset Times
Government - Scott Olsen, City of Aberdeen
Volunteer - Al Gozart, Young Life
Youth - Paige Kuhn, Senior at Aberdeen High School
Non-Profit - United Way of Grays Harbor
Lifetime - Bob Preble
Education - Kathleen Warner, Principal Stephens Elementary School
Business - Tom Quigg, Windermere Real Estate
Government - Larry Bledsoe, City of Aberdeen
Volunteer - Mary Swarthout, Caring Coaches Foundation
Youth - Karmen Ayres, Junior at Aberdeen High School
Non-Profit - Les Bolton and the Historical Seaport
Business - John Yonich
Community - Val West and PAWS of Grays Harbor
Government - Lisa Scott, City of Aberdeen
Non-Profit - Aberdeen Museum of History
Education - Katie Grimnes, Junior at Aberdeen High School