The Santa Monica Jaycees will award its 2013 Distinguished Service Award for outstanding community volunteerism on Wednesday, October 15 in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica.

The event will be held at 12 p.m. at the SJaycees-logoanta Monica Loews Hotel (1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401). The cost of the luncheon is $30.

The Santa Monica Jaycees is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization made up of tomorrow’s leaders and today’s up-and-coming young professionals, dedicated to leadership,individual development and community service. The Jaycees has a dual purpose: (1) to promote leadership training and self-improvement for our members, and (2) provide service and support for our community. And, our goal is to have fun doing it!

Since 1931, the Santa Monica Jaycees have honored outstanding young individuals in the community for their commitment to volunteer service.

Each year, the Jaycees solicit nominations from service clubs and non-profit organizations throughout the area. One outstanding individual is named the recipient of this honor.

This year’s nominees are Magdalena Davis, Robert English, Brittney Seeliger, Megan Sheehy, and Bryan Smiley.

“It’s incredibly exciting for the Santa Monica Jaycees to recognize the good work of young people in this community. This year’s nominees are nothing short of exemplary and we’re proud to showcase their accomplishments,” said 2014 Santa Monica Jaycees President Rob Schwenker.

The Santa Monica Jaycees are a non-profit service organization and leadership club for individuals 21-40 years old. For more information about this organization, visit