Volunteers who give willingly and freely of their time and talents have always been an important factor in the quality of life in Escondido. The City Council Awards Program is designed to recognize these exceptional individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to our community. They are honored at the Annual State of the City Address. At this year’s State of the City meeting on  February 25, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. the following people received awards:

Name: Brian Murphy
Field:  Arts 

Name:  Escondido Disposal, Inc.
Field:     Business 

Name: Juan Arjona
Field: Community Service 

Name: Dr. Derry Connolly
Field: Education 

Name: NK Towing & Roadside Services, Inc.
Field: Public Safety 

Name: Elana Karoly
Field: Youth 

In addition, this year’s “Mayor’s Leadership Award” was presented to Rorie Johnston of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce.

A list of all of the past winners may be viewed by clicking here.