EDMONDS, Wash.- First lady Michelle Obama has brought some attention to an Edmonds group that looks out for military families.
Maria Montalvo of Edmonds attended a White House ceremony to accept an award on behalf of the Our Families for Families First Foundation.
The award recognizes citizens and organizations that serve military families.
The Edmonds foundation gives grants and scholarships to children and spouses of active-duty military.
Since 2006 the foundation has awarded more than $3 million in $50,000 college scholarships and $5,000 educational grants.