Tag: carmen scott

Iconic new Marinascope dedicated at Des Moines’ South Marina Park

Saturday’s (May 11) dedication of internationally renowned glass artist George C. Scott’s latest artwork came, fittingly, on a bright, sunny day that put its rainbow of colors on full display. The 10-foot-high by six-foot-wide refurbished shipping lane buoy that is the frame of “Marinascope” was initially used in the construction of the second Tacoma Narrows […]

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Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

By Omie Drawhorn Port of Seattle Three years ago the City of Des Moines lost Carmen Scott (pictured above), a beloved community member who devoted her life to making the area a better place. Members of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation decided to honor Carmen’s contributions to the community by constructing an environmentally-themed sculpture on […]

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City of Des Moines honors ‘Spirit of Des Moines’ award winners

At Thursday night’s Council meeting, the City of Des Moines gave out their 2016 Spirit of Des Moines Awards to several notable locals: Lifetime Awards (posthumous): CARMEN SCOTT Carmen Scott was a long-time member of the Des Moines community, having lived most of her life here. A community champion, she was an advocate for preserving […]

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