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December 5th, 2011 by Ken

Tomorrow evening the North Thurston Public School’s administrative building will be officially dedicated and re-named for former school superintendent Dr. John Gott. The event will begin at 6 p.m. The dedication is unusual because Gott, when school superintendent, never wanted any school buildings to be named for individuals.

The City of Lacey will hold a farewell reception for outgoing mayor Tom Nelson, on Thursday, December 15 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the city hall chambers. Nelson served on the council for eight years. He had previously also served on the North Thurston School Board.

Allen Miller, chair of the Olympia School Board has submitted an application to Governor Christine Gregoire to be appointed to the position of Thurston County Superior Court Judge for the vacancy created by retiring judge Christine Pomeroy. Miller has been extremely active in the community serving as president of the Thurston County Chamber, president of the Olympia Rotary Club, president of the Thurston County Bar Association, president of United Way of Thurston County and chair of the Olympia Planning Commission.

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