Dyann Lyan of Healthy Edge, a USANA lifestyle coach, was awarded the Woman of the Year 2012 by South Puget Sound Business and Professional Women. She founded the Tacoma/Pierce County Go Red for Women ambassador program in partnership with the American Heart Association and is a Washington state recipient of the Go Red Ambassador of the Year Award for 2010 and recipient of the 2012 Woman of Influence Award from the Business Examiner newspaper. Lyan will be presented with the award Wednesday at the South Puget Sound BPW local general meeting at Mitzel’s American Kitchen in Fife. Those wishing to attend can go to Facebook/South Puget Sound BPW for reservations to the meeting.
BLRB Architects of Tacoma was recognized with the Transportation Innovator Award from Downtown On The Go and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. The firm was recognized as one of five businesses honored for their work in sustainable transportation and commute options. BLRB was specifically recognized for providing and promoting sustainable commuting options to its employees and playing a leadership role in the community.
Mark Holcomb, shareholder at Morton McGoldrick in Tacoma, has received the 2012 Indiana University Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes graduates who have distinguished themselves in service to their communities in ways far exceeding traditional, business and civic duties. Holcomb was recognized for his long record of service to organizations in the Tacoma including the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound, Children’s Museum of Tacoma and the Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation.Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer The News Tribune publishes hires and promotions at the professional and management levels. It recognizes honors at the state or national level awarded by independent professional or trade associations and appointments to corporate or civic boards. To submit information go to www.thenewstribune.com/business, go to People In Business and select “Add an announcement.” All submissions become the property of The News Tribune and may be published in any form.