The 17th Annual Community Achievement Awards banquet took place last night at the the Aquarius Casino Resort.
Fred Doten was named Citizen of the Year
Fred Doten is the Chairman of the Laughlin Town Advisory Board as well as a member of the Public Works Committee. He is the Commander and historian for American Legion Post 60 and serves at the district, state and national levels. He also is active in VFW Post 243, Purple Heart Post 730, the Disabled American Veterans, West Point Society of Las Vegas and Elks Lodge 2872.
The other awards went to:
Youth Citizen of the Year
Michael Cordero, Laughlin Junior/Senior High School
Spirit of Arizona Award
Jack Hakim, Bullhead City Mayor
Spirit of the Colorado River Award
Public Service Award
Emily Fromelt, Bullhead City Police Department
Civic Service Award
Kathleen Bruck, Bullhead City Council Member
Community/Social Service Organization Award
Educator of the Year
Alise Andrews, Laughlin Junior/Senior High School, performing arts teacher
Jeff Pfeiffer, Exec. V.P. / General Manager of the Colorado Belle and Edgewater Casino Resorts
Small Business of the Year
Large Business of the Year
Aquarius Resort Casino
Lance Ross, Valley View Medical Center (Fort Mohave) director of community relations and marketing
Green Business Award
Harrah’s Laughlin was named winner of the Green Business Award.
Cassandra Schuster, owner and operator of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory of Laughlin
Congratulations to the award winners and all the nominees. Great job serving your community!