Join us for the 13th Annual Diamond Awards

Join Us for Newcastle’s premier social event of the year! The Annual Diamond Awards is an opportunity to dress up, mingle with friends, and meet community members. It’s a community-wide celebration of nominees who have put their time and effort into the Newcastle community. Special performance by Alan White & Co. and Risdon Middle School musicians.


Date & Time: Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Location: The Golf Club at Newcastle


Diamond Award Categories:

Dennis Yarnell Inspiration Award

• Given to an individual who inspires and motivates others in the community

Business Award

• Awarded to a Newcastle business that exemplifies the character of the community

Jim Price Community Leadership Award

• Given to a resident who influences the community through initiative, sacrifice and dedication

Customer Service Award

• To an individual or business who demonstrates the highest standards of service

Education Award

• For a local educator who sets high standards for students, and is enthusiastic, caring and accessible

Youth Award

• Given to a youth of any age who demonstrates an exceptional level of courage, kindness, self-discipline or empathy

Congratulations to our award Finalists:

Business Award

• Newcastle Living Magazine

• Verde Organic Body

Customer Service Award
• Classic Dry Cleaners
• Kristin Bashford

Dennis Yarnell Inspiration Award
• Bill Burris
• Kent Sullivan

Education Award
• Kim Magnuson
• Travis Savala

Jim Price Community Leadership Award
• Edward Flash
• Malcom Lawrence



Our annual in-person Diamond Awards is pivoting to an exciting virtual celebration which will include recorded interviews of our award finalists and winners, messages from Mayor Newing and other city and business leaders, and a special performance by nationally recognized singer/song writer Benicio Bryant! As soon as a new date has been finalized it will be posted. 


Date & Time: TBD
Location: Virtual


Congratulations to our 2020 Diamond Award Finalists!


Aegis Gardens

BECU Newcastle
Carol Simpson

Christiana Corrales-Toy
Dave Franklin

Ed Flash

Eva Lundahl
Kristen Thomas

Patti Magers

Rory Magana

Tapatio Mexican Grill


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