SPOKANE VALLEY, WA- On Tuesday, November 19 Mayor Towey presented an honorary Key to the City to Dr. James Harken
in recognition of his
positive impact on the community.
ach month, one individual or organization receives Spokane Valleyâ€™s Community Recognition Award as a part of the Cityâ€™s Ten Year Anniversary.
was nominated for the award because of his
role as a tremendous advocate and champion of visual art in Spokane Valley.
s a member of the Spokane Valley Arts Council his
leadership helped the City to obtain two monumental bronze sculptures for the enjoyment of citizens and visitors.Harken was also recognized for his
passion and love of the arts through which he
has increased the communityâ€™s awareness of the value and benefits of public art.