Jeff and Fran True stand in the driveway of their Beverly Boulevard home in Everett. The couple won a Monte Cristo award for Pride of the Neighborhood for the Pinehurst neighborhood. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Jeff and Fran True stand in the driveway of their Beverly Boulevard home in Everett. The couple won a Monte Cristo award for Pride of the Neighborhood for the Pinehurst neighborhood. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

And this year’s winners of Everett’s Monte Cristo Awards are…

The awards recognize local homeowners and businesses that take special care of their properties.

Winners of this year’s Monte Cristo Awards were announced Thursday in a community celebration at Snohomish County PUD Auditorium.

The awards were created by the city in 1994 to recognize Everett homeowners and businesses that take special care of their properties. Winners receive plaques plus certificates signed by the mayor.

Award categories were Green Gardening, for homeowners who have implemented natural or green gardening practices; Neighborhood Friendly Business, for overall visual quality from the street view; Pride of the Neighborhood, for homes and yards that consistently look their best; and Rejuvenation and Transformation, for residential properties that have been transformed by the owners to be a visual asset.

The Marian Krell Award honors a prior Monte Cristo award recipient who has excelled in the maintenance of their property over several years’ time. The Krell award honors the former director of Everett’s Office of Neighborhoods.

This year’s Marian Krell Award went to David and Socorro Roy of the Delta neighborhood.

Other winners are:

Green Gardening: Bayside, Elle Ray and Lloyd Weller; Northwest, Kari Quaas and Oliver Ross; Northwest, Michael and Gretchen Jaeger; Northwest, Ryan and Tiffany Leigh; Port Gardner, Elizabeth Nelson; Port Gardner, Stuart and Paige Chadwick; View Ridge-Madison, Robert and Paula Barta.

Neighborhood-Friendly Business: Bayside, Dutch Bros; Bayside, Tracy’s Nails; Bayside, Peoples Bank; Holly, Mazda of Everett; Port Gardner, Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington; Port Gardner, The Monte Cristo Ballroom.

Pride of the Neighborhood: Bayside, Bill and Joyce Franks; Bayside, Les and Beth Ann Lewis; Boulevard Bluffs, Mark Fleming and Jing Sun; Delta, Yevgeniya Pashkovskaya; Delta, Rosa Espinoza; Glacier View, Tanya and Dan McIntosh; Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven, Karen and Dan Clements; Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven, Ajay and Jaseca Mathison; Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven, Dale and Fran Peters; Northwest, Michael and Wendy Kennedy; Northwest, Michael and Angelika Durovchic; Northwest, Dan and Laura Erickson; Northwest, Jan Haney; Pinehurst, Jeff and Fran True; Port Gardner, Kurt and Lana Danielson; Riverside, Tony Yazzolino; Riverside, Jackie Watson; Riverside, MJ Donovan-Creamer and Robert J. Creamer; Twin Creeks, Richard and Sandra Ludwig; Twin Creeks, Christian Moraga and Denise Swanson; Twin Creeks, George and Mary Hammericksen; Twin Creeks, Melisa and Phil Cameron; Valley View, Jeffery and Joanne Fredrick; Valley View, Benjamin and Sara Pinger; Valley View, Karen Barnard; View Ridge-Madison, Connie Eden; View Ridge-Madison, William and Joan Heiden; Westmont, Blanca Martinez.

Rejuvenation and Transformation: Bayside, Margaret Lee; Delta, Stephen Walls; Delta, Autumn Baird; Glacier View, Carl and Vicky Martin; Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven, Michael and Monica Rucker; Northwest, Nancy and Theodore Measor; Northwest, Shannon and Lorena Olsen; Northwest, Brian and Lindsay Lafferty; Pinehurst, Trinh Tran; Port Gardner, David and Elena Miller; Port Gardner, Jean Hewett; South Forest Park, Bradley Cole; South Forest Park, Sheryl Van Rossen; View Ridge-Madison, Roger and Cynthia Chester.

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