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  • Nominations sought for Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award

    Jan 30, 2019 | Read More News
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    Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations from throughout the county for the Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award, named for the longtime volunteer and founder of the Born Again Jocks Association (BAJA) Club and the driver behind Green Valley’s Canoa Preserve Park, where the softball complex is named in his honor.
    Jack Moreland
    Nominations will be accepted until Feb. 8, 2019; the Parks and Recreation Commission will consider nominations and vote at its March 8 meeting. See the nomination form.

    Nominees must be 45 years of age or older and have a strong record of volunteerism. See the award criteria here. Nomination forms and materials may be emailed to Valerie Samoy at valerie.samoy@pima.gov.

    Past winners of the Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award are Jack Moreland, a longtime volunteer with the County’s Shooting Sports Program; Bill Adamson, an active Green Valley cycling and trails advocate; and Weldon (Jim) Brewer, president of Green Valley’s BAJA Sporting Club.

    Officials plan to present the award at the April 16 Pima County Board of Supervisors meeting.

    Pictured: Jack Moreland (right), the 2018 Catino Award winner, receives the honor from District 4 Supervisor Steve Christy.