LA MESA BEAUTIFUL ANNUAL AWARDS EVENT
Every Fall, La Mesa Beautiful hosts a luncheon at the La Mesa Community Center to present awards recognizing outstanding landscapes in La Mesa, as well as a Citizen of the Year award. City officials, award recipients, civic organizations, the media, and members of the public attend the event. During the program, awards are presented in these categories:
*Single-Family Residence: Best Design
*Single-Family Residence: Use of Color
*Low-Water Use: Best Design
*Low-Water Use: Best Colorful Landscape
*Multi-Family Residential: Best Design
*Business or Commercial: Best Design
*Public Facility: Best Design
*Citizen of the Year
In 2017, all the winners proved to be an exceptional group, and demonstrated a commitment to beautifying La Mesa as well as conserving water. In addition, the Board of La Mesa Beautiful presented the Citizen of the Year Award to Joan Martin. Joan was recognized for her many years of contributions and dedication to La Mesa Beautiful, as well as to the Master Gardeners of San Diego County. Congratulations Joan! (see photo below of Joan and Mayor Arapostathis).
New for 2017, the Annual Awards included a category for Best Historic Home Landscape, awarded in partnership with the La Mesa Historical Society.
For 2018, the new event combining the Spirit Awards and the Annual Awards will be a reception on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 4-7pm. More details will be posted in August 2018.
Congratulations to these 2017 Annual Awards Winners!