NUHSA announces 2019 Human Services Award winners

Nominees and winners will be honored at a Dec. 3 celebration.

  • Monday, November 25, 2019 10:45am
  • Life

The North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) recently announced its 2019 Human Services Award winners.

Each award recipient has demonstrated a contribution to the health and welfare of the north King County community and has supported or advocated for an accessible health and human services system, according to a press release.

Nominees and winners will be honored at NUHSA’s 2019 Human Services Awards celebration on Dec. 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the city of Shoreline’s council chambers. State Rep. Lauren Davis will be the featured speaker.

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Outstanding Human Services Program

Winner: Lake City Partners

Nominees: Bothell United Methodist Church, Embrace Shoreline, Housing Development Consortium, Little Free Pantries – Shoreline, Mary’s Place Family Center in Northshore, Shoreline School District Family Advocates, Sound Health and WELD Seattle

Human Services Champion of the Year

Winner: Sue Freeman, Convener; Northshore Nourishing Networks

Nominees: Carlene Urrutia, BSN, RN; Shorecrest High School, Carrie Campbell, The Shorewood Experience, Diane Hettrick, Shoreline Area News and Mike Dee, Community Advocate

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