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.

More in Life

Check out what’s happening in Federal Way

Organic gardening: The Federal Way Community Gardens are now part of Federal… Continue reading

Soroptimsts of Federal Way presents awards at annual luncheon

Best-selling author J.A. Jance was the guest speaker at the event.

“W is for Welcome: A celebration of America’s diversity”

The kid down the block looks nothing like you. His parents don’t… Continue reading

Korean bakery offers warm goods for the Cold War

Welcome to the new Cold War. The finger-hovering-over-a-button, lower-your-kids-into-the-sewer, hashtag-total-annihilation, days in… Continue reading

Check out what’s happening in Federal Way

Sound Transit open house: Sound Transit seeks public input on the Tacoma… Continue reading

Past the gushing, gruesome details ‘The Trauma Cleaner’ is worth a read

Wash your hands thoroughly. That’s good advice, no matter where you are.… Continue reading

Todd Beamer graduate gives back to community by providing gifts to senior citizens

Federal Way’s Advancing Leadership program spurred Jessica Montesi into action.

Egg hunts, Easter events on the docket for this weekend

AARP Tax Help: The Federal Way Library, 34200 First Way S., offers… Continue reading

Second annual Federal Way Public Schools STEM Exploration Night merges education and fun

Visitors got to tour 84 booths and try hands-on activities Wednesday night.

Most Read