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The Mayor's Monthly Volunteer Spirit Award  recognizes exceptional effort by an individual, group, organization or business whose selfless efforts demonstrate
“the Camas-way” in meeting the needs of our community,  thereby keeping it the best place to live.

If you know of any good candidates for this Mayor’s award, please provide that information and the details to the Mayor by the 10th of every month. Call 360.834.6864, email shiggins@cityofcamas.us or mail to/drop it off at, 616 NE 4th Ave, Camas, Washington 98607. 

Volunteers of the Month for 2017

January Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Kris Cavin

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Kris Cavin for generously giving his time and talents to photograph school and community events; capturing special moments for the students, families and community, which he freely shares.

 Spirit Award Jan 2017 Kris Cavin

              February Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient             

Tim Hein

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Tim Hein for his dedicated service to the community as a member of the Planning Commission since 2004, and his steadfast leadership through challenging topics and developments; always with the City's long-term best interests at heart.

 Spirit Award Feb 2017 Tim Hein

March Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Cassi Marshall

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Cassi Marshall for her outstanding passion to perserve and enhance the parks and trails throughout the City and initiating a greater community involvement for these precious resources.

  Spirit Award Mar 2017 Cassi Marshall


April Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Barb Baldus

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Barb Baldus for her exceptional service to others and the community. While often working behind the scenes, she has filled many roles as an active volunteer for events, committees and boards; and continually demonstrates her willingness to help wherever needed.

Spirit Award Apr 2017 Barb Baldus


 May Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Francher Donaldson and Uta Zuendel  

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Francher Donaldson and Uta Zuendel for their vital and proactive service to our community. Francher as an active member of the Friends & Foundation of the Camas Library, which enriches the programs and services our Library offers; and Uta's instrumental role in the beautification of Downtown Camas and continued efforts to enhance the charm of our City.

 Spirit Award May 2017 Francher and Uta

 June Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Vicki Kerr

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Vicki Kerr for her many years of invaluable assistance to the Parks & Recreation department and her countless hours of volunteering for various events. Furthermore, her leadership on the “Partners with Camas Parks & Rec”, has resulted in more community awareness and involvement in the City’s Parks & Recreation programs.

 Spirit Award Jun 2017 Vicki Kerr

July Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Richard Mancini

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Richard Mancini for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the Camas High School Bands, which provides amazing opportunities for students to learn discipline, dedication and cooperation. The students’ experience is further heightened with biennial trips to Disney and participation in community concerts and the Camas Days parade.

Spirit Award Jul 2017 Richard Mancini

August Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Grass Valley and Prune Hill Wards

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to the Grass Valley and Prune Hill Wards of the L.D.S. Church in appreciation of their dedicated volunteer groups, who have given countless hours in service to the Camas community.

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September Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

John and Judy Hazen

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to John and Judy Hazen for their exceptional dedication as the hosts at Fallen Leaf Park during the last three summer seasons. They represented Camas in the best possible way with their genuine friendliness and by consistently going out of their way to help all park users and staff. Their tireless efforts have ensured that the park is maintained during the season for all to enjoy.

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 October Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Underwriters Laboratories

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Underwriters Laboratories for their willingness to organize the annual Lacamas Lake Clean Up event for the last several years. They have provided an invaluable service to the community by coordinating local sponsors, groups and neighbors to remove trash and foreign debris from Lacamas Lake.

Spirit Award Oct 2017 Underwriters Laboratory 

November Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient 

Linda Dietzman

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Linda Dietzman for her faithful service to our community as the Camas representative on the Clark County Mosquito Control Board for the last 14 years.


 December Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Shannon Van Horn

The Mayor's Volunteer Spirit Award goes to Shannon Van Horn for her enthusiasm to enhance and connect our community as a driving member of the Camas Farmers Market and as a volunteer with the Downtown Camas Association.

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