Neighborhood newsletter delivery wins Sparkles prize



Vancouver Heights — She’s the heart and soul of the Vancouver Heights Neighborhood Association, so her fans voted Eilene VanGrunsven the city’s first Vancouver Sparkles award in 2012. VanGrunsven has been with the neighborhood association for more than a decade and coordinates the distribution of more than 1,600 newsletters in a timely manner, according to the nomination. “Eilene, and her crew, are absolutely pivotal members of the neighborhood and the VHNA recognizes all her hard work on their behalf. Congratulations Eilene!”