May 17, 2011
CONTACT: Lani Lutar
619-234-6423 or email@example.com
Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR
619-997-2495 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT: 16th Annual Golden Watchdog & Golden Fleece Awards Dinner
WHEN: Thursday, May 19
5:30 – 7 p.m. Reception
7 – 9 p.m. Program & Awards
NOTE: The program begins promptly at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Golden Ballroom, Town & County Resort & Convention Center
WHO: Finalists for Metro and Regional Watchdog, Media Watchdog, Public-Private Partnership, Metro and Regional Fleece, “It’s About Time” and “Repeat Offenders” Awards, and the Grand Fleece Award
Master of Ceremonies: Dennis Morgigno, Channel 4 San Diego
WHAT: Now in its 16th year, the Golden Watchdog & Golden Fleece Awards Dinner gives the public an opportunity to voice compliments and criticism of government spending through nomination of programs that highlight the smart and not-so-smart decisions of the past year. SDCTA receives dozens of nominations from individuals and organizations throughout San Diego County.
Media coverage is invited. Many nominees will be available for interviews prior to the awards at the reception. For admittance into the awards, please check in with SDCTA staff at the registration table.
The full list of this year’s nominees is available at www.sdcta.org
The San Diego County Taxpayers Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, dedicated to promoting accountable, cost-effective and efficient government and opposing unnecessary new taxes and fees. Founded in 1945, SDCTA has spent the past 66 years saving the region’s taxpayers millions of dollars, as well as generating information to help educate the public.