Mercer Island recognizes, honors local volunteers

The City of Mercer Island recognized and honored local volunteers during the June 17 city council meeting.

Emergency volunteer Charles Bruhl, Eagle Scout Sean Quinn and Mercer Island Country Club representatives Dorrinda Pierce and John Hartman were recognized for their work in creating a South end shelter for Mercer Island.

"Mercer Island is fortunate to have so many wonderful citizen that are willing to give their time to help our Island get prepared," said Officer Jennifer Franklin who handles emergency preparedness for the city. "From our Mercer Island Search & Rescue team, medical team, ham radio operators, emergency well team to our registration and shelter teams we are fortunate to have such expertise to assist our community."

To learn more, visit the City website at

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