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Community Leader Mary Ellen McNally receives the Lifetime Achievement Award


Mary Ellen McNally and Mayor John SuthersMayor John Suthers presented the Spirit of the Springs Lifetime Achievement Award to Mary Ellen McNally after his the State of the City address today. A long-time resident of Colorado Springs, Olympic City USA, McNally has impacted the city through her professional and volunteer contributions.

“If you’ve lived here for more than a couple of years and been involved in our community, you’ve undoubtedly heard that name, and been impacted by her many contributions, “said Suthers to the crowd of nearly 700 at the State of the City Address.

McNally has volunteered on numerous boards, and has raised funds for multiple local non-profit organizations including School District 11, Cheyenne Village, Citizens Project, the Southern Colorado AIDS Project and many more.  

The Spirit of the Springs awards program was created to celebrate the positive achievements of citizens in our great community. The lifetime achievement award has only been presented on three prior occasions to Nancy Lewis, Mayor Harry Hoth and George Fellows. Click here to find out about the Spirit of the Springs program.

2017 Spirit of the Springs Lifetime Achievement Award - Mary Ellen McNally from City of Colorado Springs on Vimeo.