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  • Nominations sought for Chuck Catino Community Leadership Award

    Dec 04, 2017 | 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 Bill Adamson and Supervisor Christy(BAJA) Club and the driver behind Green Valley’s Canoa Preserve Park, where the softball complex is named in his honor.

    Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 26, 2018; the Parks and Recreation Commission will consider nominations and vote at its Feb. 9 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 can may be emailed to Valerie Samoy at valerie.samoy@pima.gov.

    Weldon (Jim) Brewer, president of Green Valley’s BAJA Sporting Club, was the first recipient of the award. Last year’s winner was Bill Adamson, an active Green Valley cycling and trails advocate.

    The award will be presented at a March 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting.