Spirit Of Carlsbad

Nominations Wanted!

 

Now accepting nominations for the Inaugural Mayor’s “Spirit of Carlsbad” awards, co-hosted by the City of Carlsbad, the Carlsbad Current-Argus, the Ricky Garcia Foundation, and the United Way of Eddy County. We are looking for nominations for five categories:

  • Humanitarian of the Year

An individual or couple who donated a significant amount of time and resources to assist fellow citizens throughout 2020. Nominee must be a resident of Carlsbad or South Eddy County.

  • Outstanding Citizen of the Year

An individual or couple whose contributions to the community through civic involvement made a major impact on Carlsbad and the surrounding area in 2020. Nominee must be a resident of Carlsbad or South Eddy County.

  • Student Humanitarian of the Year

A graduating high school senior (Class of 2021) who donated time and resources to assist their fellow citizens throughout 2020. Nominee must be a resident of Carlsbad or South Eddy County.

  • Student Outstanding Citizen of the Year

A graduating high school senior (Class of 2021) whose contributions to the community through civic involvement made a major impact on Carlsbad and the surrounding area in 2020. Nominee must be a resident of Carlsbad or South Eddy County.

  • Nonprofit Agency of the Year

A nonprofit organization 501 (c)(3) who had a tremendous positive impact on Carlsbad and the surrounding area in 2020. Organization must have a strong presence in Carlsbad or South Eddy County.

To nominate someone, please send the following:

  1. Contact information of the nominator and nominated
  2. A short narrative outlining the person or organization’s contributions.
  3. Any additional information for selection committee to consider.

Nominations are due by March 15, 2021 and must be submitted by email to mayor.office@cityofcarlsbadnm.com (Subject: Spirit of Carlsbad) or dropped off at Carlsbad City Hall (101 N. Halagueno), the United Way of Eddy County (116 S. Canyon St.) or the Carlsbad Current-Argus (620 S. Main). There is no cost for nominations. A selection committee will review all qualified nominations and make final selections.

If you have any questions, please call the United Way office at 575-887-3504.

The “Spirit of Carlsbad” awards presentation is planned for May 19, 2021. Details will be determined by COVID-19 restrictions at the time. Several other outstanding local individuals will also be honored at this time.

Thank You!

Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway

Janell Whitlock, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Retirement Coordinator

Linda Dodd, United Way of Eddy County Executive Director

Jessica Onsurez, Current-Argus Managing Editor

Ricardo Garcia, Ricky Garcia Foundation