Brad Shannon - LWVTC Lifetime Citizenship Award

Award-Receiver-Brad-Shannon-cropped.jpgBrad Shannon, Editorial Page Editor, The Olympian, was one of two people from Thurston who were honored at the LWVTC Education Fund Luncheon on October 28, 2017.

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Lifetime Citizenship Award - Meg Martin

Award-Receiver-Meg-Martin-cropped.jpgOne of two Lifetime Citizenship Award presented at the LWVTC Education Fund Luncheon, on October 28, 2017, was given to Meg Martin, Program Director, The People’s House.



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Senator Karen Fraser - LWV-TC Lifetime Citizenship Award

KarenFraser.jpgSenator Karen Fraser received our Lifetime Citizenship Award during the LWVTC Luncheon on October 29th.  This coming January, Senator Fraser celebrates 50 years of public service, having served as State Senator (6 terms), State Representative (2 terms), Lacey Mayor and City Council Member (first woman for each), Thurston County Commissioner (second woman), Legislative Liaison for three state agencies, citizen lobbyist, nonprofit organization advocate, and Adjunct Faculty at The Evergreen State College.

Senator Fraser has provided effective leadership on a wide range of important issues---women, labor, environment, community development, consumer protection, cultural affairs, and state level international relations.  As a long-term LWVTC member, she has consistently promoted core League values, particularly making democracy work for citizens, civility in government, and promoting the informed and active participation of citizens. 

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Cherie Davidson - LWV-TC Lifetime Citizenship Award

Cherie-Davidson.jpgCherie was raised in a family that was always active in public affairs. She and her husband, Don moved to Olympia in 1969. Her volunteer work helped shape our community and the state.

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Dorothy Marsh - LWV-TC Lifetime Citizenship Award

dorothy_marsh.jpgDorothy Marsh served as President of the League of Women Voters of Thurston County 1996-98. She then became the Voter Service Chair for ten years.

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Thomas L. (Les) Purce - LWV-TC Lifetime Citizenship Award

les_purce.jpgDr. Thomas L. (Les) Purce has served as president of The Evergreen State College, a nationally recognized, public liberal arts college, since July 1, 2000.

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Jill Severn - LWV-TC Lifetime Citizenship Award

2013-jill_severn.jpgJill has been a journalist, a reporter for the United Nations, Executive Director of the World Affairs Council in Seattle and a speechwriter for two governors.

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