Issaquah residents will receive SAMMI awards March 28

March 24, 2014

NEW – 6 a.m. March 24, 2014

The 14th annual SAMMI awards celebration will include several Issaquah residents honored this year for their exceptional volunteering efforts.

Vicki Hoffman will receive a posthumous Community Spirit Award for her service with the Issaquah Food Bank, Nourishing Network, Issaquah Schools Foundation, Tiger Mountain Community High School, Issaquah Community Network and Drug Free Community Coalition.

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Artist, youth advocate Vicki Hoffman dies

October 15, 2013

A celebration of life for beloved Issaquah art and youth advocate Vicki Hoffman is scheduled for 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at Redmond’s Timberlake Church, 4505 236th Ave. N.E.

The family will receive friends at Flintoft’s Funeral Home from 4 -7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at 540 E. Sunset Way, Issaquah.

Hoffman, a tireless advocate for art in schools, as well as a board member on the Issaquah Community Network and the Issaquah School District PTSA Council, passed away Oct. 12, after suffering a brain aneurysm Oct. 10, according to a slew of emails from Hoffman’s friends and colleagues.

Vicki Hoffman

Vicki Hoffman

An active parent in the Issaquah School District, Hoffman once served as the Clark Elementary School PTSA president, and is largely responsible for reviving the district’s volunteer art docent program.

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