In the May issue of Arizona Boating
& Watersports Margie Anderson honored her mother Betty
Bellanger, who died in March at 74, with a tribute to her long
involvement with kids who needed community help.
are still being taken care of, and donations may be sent in Betty Bellanger's memory to
18631 N. 19 Ave., #158-149
Phoenix, AZ, 85027.
In August, Bellanger was honored again with the Sloan Award for
The Sloan Award is a national award given to four people a year
who have worked to make their community a better place.
It's named after Nicholas Sloan, a St. Louis police officer who
was killed in the line of duty.
His parents were at Margie Anderson's table during a lunch
meeting of the Law Enforcement Convention, as was the U.S.
Attorney General. Anderson says,
" It makes me glad that people aren't forgetting her."