Nominate business and community leaders for two awards

  • Wed Mar 5th, 2014 10:17am

<i>HBJ Staff</i>

Nominations are being sought for two awards given to business and community leaders by the Economic Alliance Snohomish County. The awards will be presented at the economic group’s annual meeting May 22 at the Tulalip Resort.

The first award is the Henry M. Jackson Citizen of the Year Award. Established in 1977, the award honors someone who demonstrates exemplary service to the community and is committed to the business interests of the region.

The individual drives local, state, and regional initiatives for business, promotes civic, social, and cultural programs, and participates in programs that expand the potential and quality of life in the county.

The second award is the John M. Fluke, Sr. Community Service Award. Established in 1970, the award annually recognizes an individual who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit, and business and community leadership coupled with significant community contribution and commitment.

Last year, Rick Cooper, CEO of The Everett Clinic, won the Henry M. Jackson Citizen of the Year Award. Bill Tsoukalas, executive director of the Boys &Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, won the John M. Fluke, Sr. Community Service Award.

Deadline for nominations is March 14. Go to www.economicalliancesc.org/event/2014Annual for more event information or to submit your nomination.

In addition, the Herald Business Journal will be awarding their Executive &Entrepreneur of the Year. To nominate someone for the HBJ Awards, click the link above and then the nomination link under “HBJ awards.”