The North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) recently recognized 75 Volunteers of the Year at its 29th Annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. Over 500 guests attended the event to honor and celebrate volunteers from across North County, including the youngest honoree at age 12, the youngest honoree at heart at age 101, and even a canine volunteer for the first time. Local recipients included Tom Boggs and Ed Argelander with Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation, Scott McCary with Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, Catherine Magana with The Carlsbad Charitable Foundation, Linda Erskian and Steve Newberg with the City of Carlsbad, Joan Perhach with the Carlsbad Educational Foundation, Youngseok Go with Kids for Peace, Erin Brennan with the Mitchell Thorp Foundation, Barbara Honig with the Museum of Making Music, Phil Hwang with ViaSat, Inc., and many more.

NCPC is a regional membership association of nonprofit professionals, board members, and volunteers as well as corporate philanthropists. For 29 years, NCPC has been promoting and strengthening philanthropic impact in San Diego communities through educational programs and special events, networking opportunities, advocacy for philanthropic issues, and volunteer recognition. Learn more at