Forefront Suicide Prevention recently honored Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, for his role in suicide prevention legislation at its fifth annual suicide awareness dinner fundraiser, Restoring Hope.
Kent Area Parent Teacher Assocation
Senator Fain was recognized at the Kent Area PTA Awards Ceremony with the Spirit of Community Award for his dedicated service to the students and families within the Kent School District.
Fain has been a strong advocate for education funding and reform in the state legislature, as well as volunteering and supporting local levy elections for Kent Schools.
Kent Chamber of Commerce
Senator Joe Fain and State Representative Dave Upthegrove both received recognition as Government Employees of the Year by the Kent Chamber of Commerce. Each legislator has gone above and beyond in working to help small businesses in Kent grow and thrive during their term in office. The two were presented their award at the annual Kent Chamber Gala at the Showare Center.
Congressman Dave Reichert visited Snoqualmie Point Park on Tuesday to present Sate Sens. Joe Fain (R-Auburn), Steve Litzow (R-Mercer Island) and Andy Hill (R-Redmond) with an award from the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust honoring their conservation leadership.
Fain (pictured), Litzow and Hill were recognized for reaching across the aisle during the 2011 session to continue funding for a critical wildlife conservation program - the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP).
Washington Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association
Mt. Rainier High School girls head coach, Joe Fain, was awarded the WISCA state Coach of the Year award during the 2002 State 3A championships at the King County Aquatic Center.
The Coach of the Year Award is voted on by fellow Washington State swim coaches. Fain is the second year coach of the Mt. Rainier program, as well as the coach of the Hazen High School boys program.