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Councilmember Delighted to Attend Divine Ceremony

On Feb. 5, Council President Pro-tem Jan Martin joined nearly 150 community members who attended the 2013 Citizens Project’s Divine Award Celebration.

The event and award honors an individual in the Pikes Peak region who has worked tirelessly to create a vibrant democracy in which equal rights are protected and differences are respected.

This year’s recipient was Sharon Friedman, producer, long-time community director, arts advocate, teacher, therapist, activist, associate publisher and environmentalist.

Previous recipients include Mary Lou Makepeace, Dr. Jim White, Pam Jones and Juliet Draper (shared award), Lorne Kramer, Richard Skorman, John Weiss, Mary Ellen McNally and  Rosemary Harris Lytle.

Citizens Project, a local grassroots organization, is known for spotlighting issues in the Pikes Peak region which address defending and promoting equality, religious freedom, equality and diversity and civic engagement.

View more event photos on our Facebook page.