Encinitas Senior Award nominations now being accepted


The City of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club recently announced that they are now accepting nominations for the 2014 “Senior Citizen of the Year Award” and “Service to Seniors Award.”

The “Senior Citizen of the Year Award” recipient will recognize a deserving senior citizen who embraces lifelong learning, outstanding volunteerism, leadership in the community, and/or helping, teaching, mentoring or advocating for others.

The “Service to Seniors Award” will recognize a deserving citizen who through their daily work or as part of a volunteer effort has made a demonstrated impact for senior citizen(s) in the community. Both awards will be based on nominations from the public, and all nominees must reside in Encinitas.

Award recipients will be honored at a City Council meeting with a proclamation, and a plaque displayed at the Encinitas Senior Center. Additionally, they will be recognized as the guests of honor at an Encinitas Rotary Club luncheon.

Anyone may nominate an individual by completing a nomination form and returning it to the City of Encinitas, Parks and Recreation Department, 505 South Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA 92024 now until Feb. 23, 2015, or e-mailing it to Nomination forms, eligibility guidelines and additional details may be found atwww.EncinitasCa.Gov/SeniorAwards.

For more information regarding these awards, please contact Christie Goodsell, City of Encinitas Senior Center Manager at 760-943-2251.