2019 Senior Citizen of the Year Award nomination process to open soon


The City of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club recently announced that they will be honoring an Encinitas resident for the 2019 Senior Citizen of the Year Award.

The Senior Citizen of the Year Award recognizes a deserving senior citizen who demonstrates outstanding volunteerism, leadership, helping, teaching, mentoring or advocating for others in the City of Encinitas during 2019. The award will be based on dedication, overarching commitment, and demonstrated impact of those served.

The award recipient will be honored at a City Council meeting with a perpetual plaque housed at the Encinitas Senior Center. Additionally, they will be recognized as the guest of honor at an Encinitas Rotary Club luncheon and invited to participate in the Encinitas Holiday Parade as a special guest of the Senior Citizen Commission.

Anyone may nominate a senior citizen by completing a nomination form and returning it to the City of Encinitas, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, 505 South Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024 between Jan. 2, 2020 and Feb. 18, 2020. Nomination form, eligibility guidelines and additional details may be found at www.EncinitasCa.Gov/Recognition. *Senior Citizen Commissioners are not eligible to make a nomination.

For more information regarding this award, contact Christie Goodsell, City of Encinitas Recreation Center manager at 760-943-2251 or