ABERDEEN, Wash. - Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. announced today that the City of Aberdeen is the Organization of the Month for September.
The city has been incorporated for 123 years and a member of Greater Grays Harbor and its predecessor organizations for many of those years.
In the last year, the City has supported United Way, local schools, Salvation Army, Foodball, youth sports, Historical Seaport, Red Cross, Relay for Life, American Heart Association, Habitat for Humanity, Coastal Harvest and Paint the Corridor.
Employees of the city take part in service organizations, too, while Mayor Bill Simpson, Community Development Administrator Lisa Scott and Councilwoman Kathi Hoder have held positions with GGHI.
“The City has worked hard to improve the community, and we appreciate all they do,” said Darryl Johnson, ambassador.
When asked why Greater Grays Harbor was important Mayor Bill Simpson said, “Transformation begins with a community’s existing assets and opportunities to participate in the regional economy.”
The Business of the Month is based on excellence in image, employee relations, community service, support of Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. and customer service. Only 12 awards are made each year and chosen from about 500 members.