Nominations Being Sought for City Council Awards

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Originally Posted December 13, 2012

Each year at the State of the City meeting, the Escondido City Council recognizes individuals who have improved the quality of life in the community through volunteer service. Nominations now are being solicited for these awards.  Since 1992, approximately 200 people have been honored for their dedication to causes that include health care, neighborhood revitalization, youth and senior activities, the arts, education, heroism, literacy and many more.

If you know of an Escondido resident who has made a significant impact to the community, please obtain a City Council Awards nomination form by calling the City Manager’s Office (760-839-4631) or you may download a copy from the City’s web site:

http://www.escondido.org/council-awards.aspx

Categories include, but are not limited to: Arts, Business, Charity, Community Beautification, Diversity, Education, Environment, Heroism, Historic Preservation, and Youth.  The deadline for nomination is 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

A sub-committee of the City Council will review all nominations and make its final selection in January.  The awards will be presented at the Annual State of the City presentation on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.