12 p.m., Friday, June 22
Redmond Town Center Arts Festival (main stage)
Intersection of 164th Avenue NE & NE 74th Street
The Redmond Arts Awards honor people and organizations doing exceptional work to build a more creative Redmond and keep arts and culture on the civic agenda.
The 2012 Redmond Arts Awards celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Redmond arts program by honoring the inspired volunteers, city employees and elected leaders who came together to create Redmond’s first arts program.
2012 Honorees Include:
The First Arts Commissioners: Ceil Church, Gordon Gray, Rick Heier, Dr. Evelyn Kest (posthumous honor), Cheryll Leo-Gwin, Jacqueline Sorensen Pinch and Sam Weirbach.
Melna Skillingstead, Redmond’s first Arts Program Manager
The Honorable Doreen Marchione, former Mayor of Redmond