The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce hosted Thursday night (Jan. 28) the 41st Annual Community Awards Ceremony, where officials recognized local heroes who made a major impact in 2020.

The free event took place over Zoom.

The City, the chamber, numerous local nonprofits, and the Issaquah School District were among the presenters.

See below for award winners. All photos courtesy of the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce.

Kiwanis Volunteer of the Year Award

Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Issaquah

 Jeff Riley 

Kiwanis Human & Spiritual Values Award

Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Issaquah

Don Burnett

Golden Apple Award

Sponsored by Issaquah Schools Foundation

 Wright Noel

 

GICC Volunteer of the Year Award

Sponsored by Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

 Kathy Scearce

Caring Community Award

Sponsored by Life Enrichment Options

Amelia Harrison

Zachary Hochman

Craig Rixon

Rotary Club of Issaquah

Salmon Champion

Sponsored by Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery

Grace Reamer

 

GICC Business of the Year

Sponsored by the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce

 Gaslamp Bar & Grill

 

City of Issaquah Youth Leadership Award

Sponsored by Issaquah Park Board

 Ryan Reamy

Issaquah Highlands Community Builder of the Year

Sponsored by Issaquah Highlands Council

 Charlie Herb

Kimberly Kapustein

Jim Young

City of Issaquah Volunteer of the Year Award

Sponsored by City of Issaquah Senior Center

Tara Michaels

Betty Roberson

 2020 Hero Award

Sponsored by the City of Issaquah

 Downtown Issaquah Association

Michelle Enebo

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

 

Hall of Fame

Sponsored by the City of Issaquah

Dave Waggoner

In case you missed the ceremony, it will be posted in full on YouTube Feb. 2.