Daisy Stallworth Memorial Awards presented Sept. 15

Dwayne and Sandy Martin and granddaughter Natalie Rose-Jerome will be honored Sept. 15 for their work representing low-income tenants. Residents...

Dwayne and Sandy Martin and granddaughter Natalie Rose-Jerome will be honored Sept. 15 for their work representing low-income tenants. Residents of Tacoma, they are 2005 winners of the Daisy Stallworth Achievement Award.

Four other awards will be presented also during the annual Daisy Stallworth Memorial Awards program at 6:30 p.m. in the Tillicum Community Center. The other awards and winners:

— Community Development Award – Gail Elliott of the Eatonville Family Agency;

— Community Services Award – Lauren Walker of the Fair Housing Center of South Puget Sound and Becky Fontaine of First Place for Children;

— DASH (Decent Affordable Safe Housing) Award – Bob Rowlands of the Pierce County Housing Authority;

— Violence Prevention Award – Sheriff Paul Pastor of Pierce County and Linda Miner of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department’s Family Support Partnership. Sharing the sheriff’s award are Lt. Roger Gooch, Sgt. Paul Schneider and Deputies Andy Guerrero, Trent Stephens, Travis Hoffman, Dave Shaffer, Shawn Butler, Art Centoni and Mike Hayes.

State Rep. Dennis Flannigan (D-27th District) will serve as master of ceremonies. The awards event was created in memory of Pierce County Community and Human Services Executive Director Daisy M. Stallworth following her cancer-caused death in 1997 at age 57.

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