Kudos: Arlington business owner named mechanic of the year

  • Mon Mar 17th, 2014 11:22am

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring recently presented city employee Jeff Cobb with a Dare to Soar Innovative Service Award for his efforts that led to significant energy cost savings at the Marysville Waste Water Treatment Plant. The installation of new dissolved oxygen probes, arranged for by Cobb, could result in power savings costs of about $60,000 per year.

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A Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest civilian employee has been selected as the Robert V. Ronick Fleet Manager of the year. Transportation specialist Gary Passmore works for the public works department on Naval Station Everett. Passmore has worked for the Navy for more than 20 years and was responsible for implementing a number of innovative energy strategies.

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Richard Beresford, senior partner at Beresford Booth PLLC in Edmonds, has received the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Professional of the Year award. Beresford was chosen as the recipient of the award for his 41 years of service as a member of the Washington State Bar Association and numerous community service organizations.

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The FAA regional office plans to present Paul Nyenhuis, owner of Aviation Inspection &Repair in Arlington, with the Mechanic of the Year award at 1 p.m. April 3 at the Arlington Municipal Airport. Nyenhuis and his wife Shirley are among the airport’s longest established tenants. They have been located at Arlington since 1974.