Ruth Weigelt Receives Spirit of Lacey Award

Last night (11/3) during their meeting, the City Council honored Ruth Weigelt with a ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜† award! The Council established this award to recognize โ€˜๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—นโ€™ and โ€˜๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜-๐—ผ๐—ณ-๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜†โ€™ contributions to the community. It is intended to be awarded sparingly and on a limited basis so as not to diminish its significance and the extraordinary contributions of recipients.

๐—œ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฅ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต, ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ธ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—น๐˜†! Her involvement in our community (Lacey and beyond) stretches well over 50+ years and is never-ending! She’s is a founding member of Lacey Spring Fun Fair (committee chair for nearly 35 years), active in North Thurston Citizens for Schools committee – leading many levy and bond ballot-measure efforts, a member of the South Sound YMCA Board of Trustees for too many years to count, attends nearly all City of Lacey events, and the list literally goes on and on!

๐—ง๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—ž ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ, Ruth, for helping shape our community over the years and definitely making it a better place to live!

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the award presentation: