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Sue Bird Becomes the 85th First Citizen

By jnaegeli / May 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Sue Bird Becomes the 85th First Citizen

Back to News Center Energized by Elise Woodward’s basketball stories and walk-up music provided by Deejay Hershe, the First Citizen Award event successfully celebrated the community work of Sue Bird, recently retired point guard of the Seattle Storm. Sue Bird is the 85th recipient of the First Citizen Award and…

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Over $52,000 in Scholarships Awarded to 2023 Applicants

By jnaegeli / May 2, 2023 / Comments Off on Over $52,000 in Scholarships Awarded to 2023 Applicants

Back to News Center The Seattle-King County First Citizen Scholarship Foundation is excited to announce that thanks to member generosity, 20 applicants will receive a 2023 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to high school and college applicants, as well as our REALTOR® members, who demonstrate a commitment to community service. 2023…

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Q1 2023 Good Neighbor Award Winner Terry Miller

By jnaegeli / April 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Q1 2023 Good Neighbor Award Winner Terry Miller

Back to News Center Terry Miller (Coldwell Banker Bain) Volunteer Organization: HomeSight For 18 years, Terry Miller has served on the board of directors at HomeSight and is the current Board President. HomeSight is a Seattle nonprofit organization working to preserve and promote economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership,…

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Nominate a REALTOR® Good Neighbor in 2023

By jnaegeli / March 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Nominate a REALTOR® Good Neighbor in 2023

Back to News Center Do you know a REALTOR® who dedicates time to make a difference in our communities? Seattle King County REALTORS® welcomes nominations for 2023 Quarterly REALTOR® Good Neighbor Awards. Aligned with the National Association of REALTORS® Good Neighbor Awards, we recognize REALTOR® members who make a positive…

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Trailblazer who “always makes time” to support others is named 2023 Seattle King County First Citizen

By jnaegeli / March 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Trailblazer who “always makes time” to support others is named 2023 Seattle King County First Citizen

Back to News Center BELLEVUE, Washington (March 1, 2023) – Statistics only tell a small part of the remarkable impact of this year’s Seattle-King County First Citizen Award recipient. “She’s a trailblazer in the community as well,” said one admirer. For her extraordinary accomplishments as an athlete, a community volunteer,…

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Scholarship named to honor legacy of REALTOR® Margo Wheeler

By jnaegeli / February 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Scholarship named to honor legacy of REALTOR® Margo Wheeler

Back to News Center BELLEVUE, Washington (February 14, 2023) – To honor distinguished REALTOR® and community volunteer Margo Wheeler, the Seattle King County First Citizen Foundation will award a $5,000 scholarship in her name to the highest ranked high school scholarship applicant. Ms. Wheeler, a beloved leader and a managing…

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Champion for families experiencing homelessness named 2022 First Citizen

By jnaegeli / March 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Champion for families experiencing homelessness named 2022 First Citizen

Back to News Center Few can deny homelessness is a worsening problem, but one organization serving Seattle and King County is making remarkable progress in achieving its goal of “No Child Sleeps Outside.” From modest beginnings in 1999 as a drop-in day center for women experiencing homelessness, Mary’s Place has…

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Dr. Benjamin S. Danielson selected as 2021 First Citizen

By jnaegeli / August 5, 2021 / Comments Off on Dr. Benjamin S. Danielson selected as 2021 First Citizen

Back to News Center Dedicated community volunteer Benjamin S. Danielson M.D. has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Seattle-King County First Citizen Award. Dr. Danielson is known as a champion for equitable health access and as a devoted pediatrician who has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including the…

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