July 1 deadline for Heritage Family nominations

SUQUAMISH — The Kitsap County Historical Society is seeking nominations of families to be honored at the Heritage Family Awards Banquet, Sept. 21 at Kiana Lodge.

Five families will be chosen — one from North Kitsap, Central Kitsap, South Kitsap, Bremerton and Bainbridge Island — to be recognized for their families’ contributions to the community.

Criteria: The family has lived in the county for at least 100 years, has made a contribution to the community, and a family member currently resides in Kitsap County.

Last year’s honorees: the Fellows family, Bremerton; Nakata family, Bainbridge Island; Myreboe-Anderson family, North Kitsap; Sackman family, Central Kitsap; and the Willock family, South Kitsap.

For nomination forms, call (360) 479-6226, e-mail, or visit


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