Archive for August 26th, 2016

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, September [day unknown], 2004

By Barbara Nilson

Labor Day button 2004Cream pies, politicians, and peanuts combined to create a memorable Labor Day weekend with citizen awards and plaques for parade winners. Ninety-one-year old Inez Aden was voted the Lifetime Commitment Award for her years of devotion to the Community Center. She said she had lived in Black Diamond for 91 years and she was shocked by this award.

Labor Day Committee Director Leih Mulvihill was honored as Citizen of the Year for her years of work with the Labor Day for her years of work with the Labor Day event as well as her participation in the Maple Valley Chamber of Commerce, Hooked on Fishing committee, Black Diamond Merchant’s Association, newly elected to the City Planning Commission and other community services. Mulvihill responded with “I love this town!” (more…)

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