9/4/2009--Mt. Vernon, WA, USA..Downtown Mt. Vernon, WASH. Mayor Bud Norris of Mount Vernon, WA, about 60 miles north of Seattle, has proclaimed September 26th "Glenn Beck Day" and will be giving the Fox TV host a key to the city. Beck, who grew up in Mount Vernon, will be on hand to accept the award Sept. 26, at a Saturday evening event. Tickets for $25 with proceeds going toward the preservation of the Lincoln THeater on the main street in Mt. Vernon. Earlier this week nearly three dozen protesters carried signs and chanted Monday outside City Hall. The protest was organized by the Young Democrats of Skagit County...©2009 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.