Volunteer award nominees needed for Whidbey organizations

The Island County Marine Resources Committee and WSU Beach Watchers are looking for nominees for the Jan Holmes Island County Coastal Volunteer of the Year Award.

It is open to any Island County citizen, regardless of affiliation, who demonstrated contributions of volunteer service and leadership.

The MRC and Beach Watchers created the annual Jan Holmes award to honor such individuals.

To identify the winner, a joint committee of the Marine Resources Committee and Washington State University Extension - Island County review nominations submitted by the public. Nomination forms can be downloaded from www.islandcounty or printed forms are available at the WSU Extension office.

The deadline for nominations is Jan. 24. One individual is chosen and the award is presented Feb. 1 before an audience of some 600 people attending the annual Sound Waters University.

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