The 2015 OPOT BBQ was a Hawaiian luau celebration and hosted 850 Park employees and volunteers! The event was catered by Homestyle Hawaiian with musical entertainment by Sugar Cane Band. We also had a tiki photo hut and games: networking bingo, cornhole hosted by Emerging Museum Professionals, and pineapple bowling.
One Park – One Team awardees: Tony Cucuzella, San Diego Junior Theatre; David Kinney, Balboa Park Conservancy [retired]; Admiral Rod Melendez, The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park; Susan Lowery-Mendoza, City of San Diego, Park & Recreation; and Sheldon Margolis, The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park.
Heart of the Park recipient: Betty Peabody, Founder and President of Friends of Balboa Park.