Do you know someone who could be Encinitas Senior Citizen of the Year?
Nominations are being accepted for Encinitas Senior Citizen of the Year starting Feb. 1
Nominations are being accepted for Encinitas Senior Citizen of the Year starting Feb. 1.
The award is given by the city of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission, in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club.
The Senior Citizen of the Year Award honors a senior who lives in Encinitas and has “demonstrated outstanding volunteerism, leadership, helping, teaching, mentoring, or advocating for others in the City of Encinitas.” The award is be based on “dedication, overarching commitment and demonstrated impact on those served.”
Anyone, except Senior Citizen commissioners, can submit a nomination for Senior Citizen of the Year as well as for the Lifetime Achievement Award. The lifetime award, which is not an annual award, recognizes the highest level of nominees who have done outstanding acts to serve the community not only in 2022 but in previous years as well.
The award recipient will be honored at a City Council meeting with a perpetual plaque at the Encinitas Senior Center. Additionally, they will be recognized as the guest of honor at an Encinitas Rotary Club meeting and invited to participate in the Encinitas Holiday Parade as a special guest of the Senior Citizen Commission.
Nominations can be emailed Feb. 1 to March 16 to email@example.com or mailed to the City of Encinitas, Senior Citizen of Year Award, Parks and Recreation Department, 505 S. Vulcan Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024. Mailed applications must be postmarked and emailed submissions must be received by 4 p.m. March 16. Nomination form, eligibility guidelines and details are at encinitasca.gov/recognition.
For more information, contact Christie Goodsell, city of Encinitas recreation center manager, at (760) 943-2251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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