Group seeks candidates for democracy award

  • Sun Oct 17th, 2010 8:48pm
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Celebrate democracy

The Snohomish County League of Women Voters is accepting nominations for an award recognizing achievements and commitment to enhance democracy in Snohomish County.

To learn more about the criteria for the award and to submit a name for consideration, call 425-350-5969. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 26. The award will be presented to the winner at a luncheon planned for Nov. 20 at the Everett Golf and Country Club.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization.

Fight crime with business group: The Snohomish County Business Watch plans to meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Place, Mukilteo.

The nonprofit group of local business owners works together to learn about strategies to prevent crime.

Mukilteo police Detective Cheol Kang is scheduled to speak about small business crime prevention. Lunch is $5. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to rsvp@thescbw.org.

Do you know a “stop loss” veteran? Reporter Gale Fiege seeks to interview local veterans or survivors who have received, or should apply for, retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay.

Those whose military service was involuntarily extended during the period of Sept. 11, 2001, to Sept. 30, 2009, are eligible. Less than half of the people who are eligible have applied.

If you or someone you know is eligible, please e-mail Fiege at gfiege@heraldnet.com as soon as possible.