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By The Capistrano Dispatch

Know a San Juan Capistrano resident who’s made the community a better place to live? The city of San Juan Capistrano wants to know and is accepting applications for its Wall of Recognition.

For more than a decade, the city has been recognizing residents who’ve made a positive impact on the lives of their neighbors and businesses by adding their names to the display at the Community Center.

Nominees must have lived in San Juan Capistrano for at least eight years and adequately demonstrated beneficial service to the community. Nominations can be made by nonprofit organizers, a recommendation by a City Council member or a consensus of 10 city residents.

Nominations must be turned in by April 30, at 4:30 p.m., in the City Manager’s office, located at 32400 Paseo Adelanto. Nomination letters should be typewritten and must include the name, age and address of the nominee, as well as the person or group making the nomination. It should also include how long the nominee has lived in town, a description of their services and why they should be considered.

Honorees will be chosen by a City Council subcommittee and considered for final approval by the entire council.

For more information, contact Cathy Salcedo at 949.443.6317.

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