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Keys to two cities for Snoqualmie's Battey, chamber awards for Garcia, Cook, Finaghty's, local hospital

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing, left, and Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson present Snoqualmie mainstay Dave Battey, center, with a proclamation on his lifetime of achievement. Battey, a prominent local historian, was presented with keys to both cities on December 9. - Courtesy photo
North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing, left, and Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson present Snoqualmie mainstay Dave Battey, center, with a proclamation on his lifetime of achievement. Battey, a prominent local historian, was presented with keys to both cities on December 9.
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Valley historian and Snoqualmie resident Dave Battey accepted the keys to two cities Friday, Dec. 9, at the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual awards luncheon.

North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing and Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson presented keys to both cities to Battey, recipient of the chamber's Lifetime Achievement Award.

In other awards, local businessmen Chris Garcia, of Frankie's Pizza, and Brent Cook, of Front Row Graphics, were recipients of the chamber's Executive Committee Award. The chamber's Volunteer of the Year is Mary Lou Dreher.

Business of the Year went to Finaghty's Irish Pub owners Phil Stafford and Lisa McChord.

The chamber's presidents award went to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, represented by Administrator Rodger McCollum. McCollum, incidentally, accepted the gavel from Gregory Malcolm as the 2012 Chamber board president. Malcolm, the outgoing president, has served two years.

Learn more about the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce at http://www.snovalley.org/.

 

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