Rudy Perpich Public Service Award

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This award, named after the late Minnesota governor who was a large supporter of the annual event, is given annually to up to three current or former public employees or elected officials.

In 2006, Grandma's Marathon created the Rudy Perpich Public Service Award to recognize the many current or former public employees and elected officials who have exhibited dedication and service to the event.

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Recipient

2006
Bob Brandt, Lake County Highway Dept.
Richard Hansen, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Lenore Johnson, Lake County Board of Commissioners

2007
Helene Abbott, Duluth Police Department
Roberta Dwyer, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Jim Gorny, City of Duluth

2008
William Amberg, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Bob Troolin, City of Duluth
Mark Wick, Duluth Police Department

2009
Sharon Montgomery, Duluth Police Department
Doug Nelson, City of Duluth
Jim Miles, Minnesota Department of Transportation

2010
Ed Moroney, Duluth Police Department
Kent Lunda, St. Louis County
Al Goodman, Lake County

2011
Scott Collver, Minnesota Department of Transportation
John Foschi, Former Proctor City Administrator
George Lewis, Retired City of Duluth Parks Maintenance Foreman

2012
Steve Anderson, St. Louis County
Gary Doty, City of Duluth, Former Mayor
Paul Scanlan, City of Duluth, Retired

2013
Tom Ehle, City of Duluth Police Department, Retired
Brad Miller, Minnesota Department of Transportation
John Schlangen, Lake County Highway Department