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SNG Community Builder Awards Reception
Every year we honor exceptionally hard-working community volunteers at our Community Builder Awards Reception. Our event recognizes the efforts of individuals who make our local communities safer by celebrating their accomplishments, and awarding them a Community Builder plaque and certificate.
2011 Awardees: Charnelle Ford, Behrane Mulu, Nate Moxley,
Greg Potter, Ellie Rhodes, Rang Phan, Seantaila Spears,
Daphne Schneider, Pete Spalding, Detective Denise “Cookie”
Bouldin, Litte Brook Park Project: Sharon Dain, Abdullahi Hussein,
Edward Hoey, Stephanie Juarez, Rodney Jackson, Cory Pratt,
Rachel Rodgers, Alghanesh Tewelde, Sarah Waugh, Michael Vederoff. Corridor of Peace: Randy Beaulieu, Coyote Central, Derryl Durden, Ian Eisenberg, Elizabeth Holohan, Thurston Muskelly, Pastor Steve Olsen, Jean Tinnea, Michael Smalls, Isam Taylor, Natalie Wonder, Carolyn Walden.
View 2011 awards ceremony
2010 Awardees: Karen Berge, Gregory Davis, Deborah Greer, Justina Guyott, Mark Hoy, Abdullahi Jama, Akuila "Kiki" Kennedy, Steve Knipp, Heidi Henderson-Lewis, Michael Moynihan, Donna Richards, Deanie Schwartz, Michael Sletten, and Hassan Wardere.
2009 Awardees: Assaye Abunie, Colleen Close, Ofc. Sina Ebinger, Vince Furfaro, Sean Healy, Ofc. Chris Kelley, Therese Jensen, the Leschi Community Council, the Othello Park Alliance, Mohammed Ali Roble, Isom Taylor
2008 Awardees: MaMa Argo, Mike Dady, Michael Goitom, Matt Hendel, Julie Sahlberg, Linh Thai, Comandr Whitehead, Tenaya Wright, Timothy Rambo, The Aztecs Soccer Team
2007 Awardees: POCAAN, Lt. John Hayes, Colman Neighborhood Association, Broadway BIA, Jean Veldwyk, Leticia Riojas, Denise Gloster, Chris Benis, Detective Gary Kinner, Ron Oldham, Officer Brian Ballew, Detective Kim Bogucki, Tita Begashaw, Marcia Johnson, Jefferson Terrace Safety Leadership Team
2006 Awardees: MaDCAP Members, Dorothy Lopez, Lisa Clark, Dot Beard, Eric Pettigrew, Maria Abdullahi, Eritrea Hebetmariam, Ann Byers, Jefferson Terrace Safety & Security Comm. Members, Giovanni Juarez-Ortiz, Leslie Miller, Eric Pettigrew, Seattle University.
2005 Awardees: Deputy Steve Cox, Dorothy Ford, Will McIntosh, Tina Nguyen, Becky Nice, Hoa Deiu, Kandyce Johnson, Carol Brown, Desi Russell-Seefield, Ron Mamoda.
2004 Awardees: Getachew Tsigie, Sang Dang, Thurston Muskelly, Andrew Taylor, Ron Oldham, Sarah Valenta, Ahmed Hussan, Jose Gonzales, Mark Moore, Cory Russell, Terrence Preams, Amie Patao, Russell Parks, Safe Futures.
2003 Awardees: Fitsum Abraha, Jerry Marchea, David Moon, Lynn Sereda, Ezra Davis, Thao Phan, Judi McBride, Ruta Gebrakidan, Stephanie Tshida, Art Huffine, Betsy Harris, Grover Haynes, Seattle University School of Nursing.
2002 Awardees: F. Muhammed, Kristen O’Donnel, Sybil Bailey, Kay McDill, P. Theam, G. Holmes, Van Vo, R. Forner, Stephanie Tschida, Steve Shulman, Floss Kildall, Doris Morgan, Mariana Quarnstrom, Washington Insurance Council.