City of Encinitas seeks senior citizen award nominees

North Coast Current

The city of Encinitas’ Senior Citizen Commission and Encinitas Rotary Club seek nominations for 2018 Senior Citizen of the Year Award and Service to Seniors Award, the city recently announced.

Residents are welcome to submit nominations now through Feb. 14.

The Senior Citizen of the Year Award recognizes lifelong learning, volunteerism and leadership, and helping, teaching, mentoring or advocating for others in Encinitas, according to the city’s announcement. The Service to Seniors Award recognizes demonstrated daily work or volunteer efforts that have an impact on senior citizens in Encinitas.

Nominees and recipients must live in Encinitas. Senior Citizen Commission members are not eligible to make nominations.

Award winners will be honored at a City Council meeting with a plaque that will be displayed at the Encinitas Senior Center. They will also be guests of honor at an Encinitas Rotary Club luncheon and will be invited to participate in the Encinitas Holiday Parade as special guests of the Senior Citizen Commission.

Nomination forms can be picked up and delivered to the Encinitas Parks and Recreation Department, 505 S. Vulcan Ave. Forms and eligibility guidelines are available online at

For more information, contact Encinitas Recreation Center Manager Christie Goodsell at 760-943-2251 or [email protected].