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Abowd honored at Human Services Awards

Carson City Supervisor Ward 1 Karen Abowd was honored Thursday during the 24th annual Human Services Awards at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno.

She was recognized as "Politician of the Year" for her humanitarian work, after having been nominated by Mary Bryan, administrator of Community Counseling Services in Carson City. Abowd was unable to attend because she was at the board of supervisors meeting. Bryan gave Abowd's acceptance speech. Her remarks follow:

"Dear colleagues, friends and all of you who share the commitment to humanitarian efforts, I am thrilled to receive this award for 'Politician of the Year.' …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 27, 2013 04:05AM Published Jan 27, 2013 04:04AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.