The 2020 Santa Cruz NEXTies Awards Video


 | November 9, 2020

Hosted by Santa Cruz based children’s book author, Chelsea K. Brown

This years music is brought to you by the Love You Madley Campaign. Raising awareness & funds through music and art for those impacted by the fires.100% of donations will go to the Community Foundation’s Fire Response Fund.

Special music guest include:
Lindsey Wall
Alwa Gordon
James Durbin
The Carolyn Sills Combo
Anthony Arya

Honorees include:

Entrepreneurs of the year: Jamileh Cannon & Tim Gordin from Workbench

Musician of the Year: Lindsay Wall

Band of the Year: The Carolyn Sills Combo

Artist of the Year (in memory of Doug Ross): Taylor Reinhold

Writer of the Year: Jacob Pierce

Give-back Person of the Year: Gina Orlando

Foodie of the Year: Akindele Bankole

New Business of the Year: Fruition Brewery

Athlete of the Year: Layla Ruiz

Youth of the Year: Tamarah Minami

Non-Profit of the Year: Santa Cruz Playground Project

Mentor of the Year: Alexandra Navarro

Green Business of the Year: Ethos Santa Cruz

Innovative Business of the Year: Terroir in a Jar

Wildcard: GO Santa Cruz

Life Time Achievement Award: Cathy Calfo

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Yoso Wellness Spa, Hotel Paradox, Studio Holladay, Wribbn, Off The Lip Radio Show, Santa Cruz Engraving, Housing Matters and the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County.

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