Oceanside seeks nominations for MLK Community Service Award

By SDCN Editor

Oceanside, CA–The City of Oceanside is seeking nominees for the 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award. 

The annual award recognizes and honors residents who have made a significant contribution of time and energy through volunteer work to improve community life, promote positive community development, and enhance the lives of residents.

The award began over 30 years ago and is named in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in recognition of his contributions to civil rights, equal education, labor, and voter rights, and to promote positive relationships between people, groups, and cultures.

Any resident of Oceanside or member of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton may be nominated for the award. There are no restrictions as to race, ethnicity, age, or type of volunteer service.

The deadline to return nomination forms is 5 p.m. on November 30. All nominees will be recognized and the 2024 recipient will be announced at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For more information on the community service award program, email mlkserviceaward@oceansideca.org or call (760) 435-5044.

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