Distinction for Dedication — 35th annual Issaquah Community Awards celebrates extraordinary community service

May 27, 2014

Robin Callahan, Issaquah Schools Foundation executive director, gets handclasps from friends and a prolonged ovation from the audience when she is named Issaquah Citizen of the Year, as she comes forward during the 35th annual Community Awards Banquet presented May 22. For more photos from the event, see Page A8.By Greg Farrar

Robin Callahan, Issaquah Schools Foundation executive director, gets handclasps from friends and a prolonged ovation from the audience when she is named Issaquah Citizen of the Year, as she comes forward during the 35th annual Community Awards Banquet presented May 22. By Greg Farrar

Robin Callahan and Ava Frisinger were the big winners during the 35th annual Issaquah Community Awards.

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce held the event at the Hilton Garden Inn in a room full of city leaders and passionate citizens May 22. The yearly program aims to honor dedication to Issaquah and longtime volunteers for their service to the community.

Fourteen awards were given, celebrating multiple facets of how people improve Issaquah.

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Issaquah’s 35th Annual Community Awards

May 27, 2014

Robin Callahan, Ava Frisinger honored at 35th annual Issaquah Community Awards

May 23, 2014

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Robin Callahan and Ava Frisinger were the big winners during the 35th annual Issaquah Community Awards.

The program, put on by the Issaquah Chamber of Commerce, honored Callahan as the Citizen of the Year, thanking her for 15 years with the Issaquah Schools Foundation.

The city of Issaquah also put another plaque in City Hall, inducting former Mayor Frisinger to the Hall of Fame. Current Mayor Fred Butler credited Frisinger for the 16 years leading the city and thanked her for the longtime dedication and service to the Issaquah Community.

See the full list of winners, photos and more about the ceremony in the May 28 Press.