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
Nominations for this award must be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2021. 

Please email or mail the completed nomination form to or 250 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel, 91776, Attn: Matthew Morales-Stevens. 

Click here to view the program flier.

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

Sue Fitzsimmons

Photo of Sue Fitzsimmons, Recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Older American Award, with Mayor Menchaca and San Gabriel Chief of Police Eugene Harris.