Gracious acceptance speech from 2011 Edmonds Citizen of Year

Edmonds volunteer extraordinaire Laura Spehar graciously accepted her award Thursday as the 2011 Citizen of the Year, an annual recognition sponsored by the Edmonds Kiwanis Club. But the woman who is known around town for her work with at least 25 different organizations immediately turned the spotlight elsewhere.  “I’m honored,” Spehar said during the presentation…

Nominate a ‘Citizen of the Year’ by March 15

Know someone who deserves the Citizen of the Year award in Edmonds? An entry form for the 17th annual award, sponsored by the Edmonds Kiwanis Club, can be found here. The deadline for submitting nominations is March 15. The award is given to a person who is civic minded and active in civic affairs, community…