Rogers Family Tourism Awards

The Rogers Family Tourism Award is presented to an individual in recognition of major and lasting contributions to the promotion of San Marcos tourism, or dedication to and development of the San Marcos tourism industry. The Rogers Family Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual in recognition of pioneering or groundbreaking efforts in developing tourism in San Marcos or dedication to and development of the San Marcos tourism industry.

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 2017 Rogers Family Tourism Award         2017 Lifetime Achievement Award                            

2017 Rogers Family Tourism Award: Pictured Left to Right: Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez: Director San Marcos CVB, Shirley Rogers, Beverley and Billy Ray Mangham: Eye of the Dog Art Center, Clay DeStefano, Charlotte Wattigny- San Marcos CVB

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award: Pictured Left to Right: Lisa Prewitt: San Marcos City Council Member Place 1, Rebecca Ybarra-Ramirez: Director San Marcos CVB, Sherrill Baebler, Shirley Rogers, Brita Northcutt: Heritage Assn. of San Marcos, Jane Hughson: San Marcos City Council Member Place 4, (Back Row Left to Right): Molly Ann Garcia: Heritage Assn. of San Marcos, Cathy Dillion: Heritage Assn. of San Marcos, Marianne Moore: Heritage Assn of San Marcos, Linda Jalufka: Heritage Assn. San Marcos, Shelley Henry: Heritage Assn of San Marcos, John Thomaides: Mayor City of San Marcos




Tourism Award Recipients


2017       Beverley and Billy Ray Mangham - Eye of the Dog Art Center 

2016       Kyle Mylius - Root Cellar Cafe, Root Cellar Bakery, Foodstock

2015       Andy Heatwole - San Marcos Photos

2014       Ruben Becerra - Gil's Broiler, home of the Manske Roll



2012       John Q. Hammons - JQH Hotels and Resorts

2011       Arlis Hiebert - San Marcos Performing Arts Association

2010       Michelle Kvanli - Power Olympics Outdoor

 

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients



2017       The Heritage Association of San Marcos

2016       Honorable Susan Clifford Narvaiz - Former Mayor of San Marcos

2015       Cathy Dillon - Crystal River Inn 

2014       Kent Finlay - Cheatham Street Warehouse



2013       Chandrika and Arun Amin - Stonebridge Hotels, LLC

2012       Ron Coley - Aquarena Center

2011       Bob Sappington - Hospitality Community Leader/Volunteer

2010       Buddy Mostyn - Wonder World Park