San Gabriel's Outstanding Older American

The City of San Gabriel, in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, is sponsoring an “Older American Recognition Day”. The Community Services Department is soliciting public input in determining San Gabriel’s Outstanding Older American.

This program is designed to seek out and honor persons 65 years of age and older who are actively involved in service to others in their community. The purpose is to encourage community leaders to remain active in mainstream community life. The criteria for the Outstanding Older American is:

  • Older Adult, age 65 or older
  • Has not been honored at the event in previous years
  • Has performed outstanding volunteer service for the San Gabriel Community

Click here to access the nomination form. Nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, February 28, 2023. 

Contact Matthew Morales-Stevens, Community Services Manager, at with any questions or concerns. 

Congratulations to our past winners:

Al Baker, Ellie Andrews, Don Morrison, Helen Huffman, Harold Hansen, Phil Tobin, Jack Vrtar, Dorothy Griffo, Margaret McIntosh, Sabino Cici, Harry Baldwin, Dondi Adkins, Lee and Pat Freeman, Ernest T. Salas, Del Dochterman, Sue Notheis, Cookie Cici, Irene Chapman, Sue Fitzsimmons, Sally Baldwin, and Florence Lin. 

Photo of Florence Lin 2022

Featured in the photo from left to right: Councilmember John Wu, Councilwoman Denise Menchaca, Florence Lin- 2022 Outstanding Older American Award Recipient, former Councilwoman Carina Rivera, Mayor Tony Ding and Vice Mayor John Harrington.