FUSION Volunteer Coordinator Paula Freeman, left, presents Shirley Ayers with The President’s Award at FUSION’S annual Volunteer Recognition Party recently. Courtesy FUSION

FUSION Volunteer Coordinator Paula Freeman, left, presents Shirley Ayers with The President’s Award at FUSION’S annual Volunteer Recognition Party recently. Courtesy FUSION

FUSION honors volunteers at celebration

Harrison, Ayers presented with awards for 2017.

FUSION recognized volunteers David Harrison and Shirley Ayers at the organization’s annual Volunteer Recognition Party recently. Harrison was named the Volunteer of the Year 2017. Ayers was presented with the President’s Award 2017. Harrison serves as the FUSION board vice president, picks up furniture donations and performs many maintenance tasks for FUSION Decor Boutique and is active in helping to maintain and transition the housing units. Ayers has served as the board’s office manager for 14 years, and she also helps manage the FUSION data base, coordinating sponsor and donor information and event-related tasks. Gov. Jay Inslee and his wife, Trudi, and District 30 State Rep. Mike Pellicciotti attended the celebration to congratulate the nonprofit organization for its work providing transitional housing for homeless families in Federal Way and northeast Tacoma.

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