Voting deadline Jan. 31 for Best of Federal Way awards

People can still vote online at bestoffederalway.com.

  • Friday, January 26, 2018 8:19am
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The voting deadline is Jan. 31 for the Mirror’s Best of Federal Way 2018 awards. Now in its 20th year, this annual contest celebrates the best local businesses, people and places in Federal Way. Readers can fill out ballots the old-fashioned way in the Mirror’s print edition or vote online at bestoffederalway.com.

Participating readers will be eligible for a drawing to win one of two $250 gift cards for groceries and gas at Fred Meyer. The Mirror will announce the winners, along with Federal Way’s Citizen of the Year, at a public reception March 7 at the Federal Way Community Center. To learn more, email Mirror Publisher Andy Hobbs at ahobbs@federalwaymirror.com.

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