Annual Awards Luncheon

2016 Awards Luncheon Inspiration


Annual Luncheon Celebrates Balboa Park Milestone Accomplishments By Volunteers, Institutions 

The Friends of Balboa Park Annual Awards Luncheon celebrates Balboa Park milestone accomplishments by volunteers and institutions. Save the date for Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM at the Balboa Park Club. 

“The Annual Awards Luncheon is a flagship event of the Friends organization, and I am thrilled we can again recognize such distinguished talent and unequaled dedication amongst the Park’s volunteers and employees this year,” said Friends of Balboa Park Executive Director John Bolthouse.


There are 3 categories of awards.

 The Millennium Award

The Millennium Award is presented each year to individuals and/or organizations that have made important, long-term contributions to Balboa Park.


The Inspiration Awards

In recognition of significant and long-term contributions of service to Balboa Park and/or to one or more of the organizations in the Park. These unsung heroes contribute thousands of hours of service to the Park.

 To nominate a volunteer for the Inspiration Award, let us know why by filling out the form and submitting via email or mail.  

2017 Inspiration Award Nominating Form


The Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader of Balboa Park Award

Beginning in 2016, this award recognizes exceptional promise and potential of emerging professionals who have demonstrated leadership by example in Balboa Park.

2017 Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader of Balboa Park Nominating Form



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