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VOTE! Jim Wilson


Last updated 6/20/2016 at 7:27am

2016 San Diego County Parks & Recreation Champion!

The County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation received is Nominations were from cities and nonprofits across San Diego County celebrating the efforts of individuals who bring positive change to the world around them through a new awards program - the Parks and Recreation Champion Awards.

After careful review, four nominees were selected as finalists.

For 14 years, Jim Wilson has been a member and crew leader of Borrego Springs' most iconic recreation area and green space - Christmas Circle. Enjoyed heavily throughout the year for a variety of uses including [Borrego Days, Circle of Art, Farmers Market] picnics, concerts, award programs, sports, fitness classes, dog-walking and meet-ups, Christmas Circle is considered the heart of the Borrego Springs. According to his peers, Jim's efforts have led to the impeccable main-tenance of a space that has grown considerably over the past 40 years; he was the driving force behind the installation of picnic tables and benches, and plants and trees that could offer a respite from intense desert heat. He currently serves as chairman of the board for Christmas Circle Com-munity Park, handling everything from addressing vandalism to raising funds for new programs and amenities. He was also instrumental in making Borrego Springs the only official International Dark Sky Community in California.

Thanks, in advance, for selecting Borrego's Jim Wilson as San Diego County's 2016 Parks and Recreation Champion!

Thank you!

Rotary Club - ABDNHA

BS Chamber of Commerce

Christmas Circle Park

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