UNION — Two community business leaders were honored during the Economic Development Council of Mason County Annual Luncheon on Wednesday.
About 250 people attended the luncheon at the Alderbrook Resort & Spa in Union, including city and county elected leaders.
Troy Jasmin, owner of Computer Creations NW in Belfair, was honored with the 2018 EDC Excellence Award.
“I'm completely shocked, honored and a little teary eyed,” Jasmin said in a Facebook post. “Thank you EDC of Mason County WA for this 2018 Exellence Award. It has been my humbling honor to work with, support and help grow this community. I'm feeling so greatful right now.”
The 2018 EDC Leadership Award went to iFIBER One News Radio KMAS Station Manager Jeff Slakey for keeping the people of the county informed about the EDC.
Slakey has hosted or co-hosted the iFIBER One KMAS Daybreak! Show for most of his 12 years at the radio station — 103.3 FM, 1030 AM, and live online at ifiberonenewsradio.com.
Slakey’s Facebook reaction to winning the award: “Pretty humbled today. I thought I was just going to hear about the Economic Development Council of Mason County at the EDC Annual Luncheon and they presented me with this. Thank you so much Karin Leaf Jennifer Baria and James Thomas.”
Leaf, Baria and Thomas have all appeared on the Daybreak! Show with Slakey, spreading news and information about Mason EDC.