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Sharon Cooper was the 2018 Encinitas Senior of the Year. Courtesy photo

Nominations sought for Senior of Year

ENCINITAS —  The city of Encinitas Senior Citizen Commission in partnership with the Encinitas Rotary Club will be honoring an Encinitas resident for the 2019 Senior Citizen of the Year Award, and is seeking nominations.

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 S. Vulcan Ave., Encinitas, CA 92024 between Jan. 2, 2020 and Feb. 18, 2020.  The nomination form, eligibility guidelines and additional details may be found at EncinitasCa.Gov/Recognition. Senior Citizen Commissioners are not eligible to make a nomination.

The Senior Citizen of the Year Award recognizes a deserving senior resident 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 the 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 2020 Encinitas Holiday Parade as a special guest of the Senior Citizen Commission.

For more information regarding this award, contact Christie Goodsell, the city of Encinitas Recreation Center Manager at (760) 943-2251 or [email protected].