48th Annual Americana Awards



Americana opportunity drawing flyer

The 48th Annual Americana Awards’ opportunity drawing, sponsored by Yamaha and RE/MAX Tiffany-Delight and Nicole, includes a pair of electric bicycles and other prizes valued up to $10,000.

Suggested donation is $50 per ticket. Only 300 tickets available! Drawing will be held on March 11, 2023 at the event. Winner need not be present to win.


Americana 2023 Honorees

Person of the Year
Liz Dunster

Citizens of the Year
Kay Carpenter, Anaheim
Carol McCann, Buena Park
Sandie McCarthy, Cypress
David & Janice Skelton, Garden Grove
Mike Belknap, La Palma
Nesi Stewart, Los Alamitos
Daren & Kori DeLeon, Seal Beach
Brian Donahue, Stanton


Highlights from the 2022 Americana Awards

Mireya Alt – Americana Student Speaker
Americana Livestream Recording

2022 Honorees

Man of the Year

Chief Brian Fennessy

Citizens of the Year

Stephen Sain, Anaheim
Alice Burnett, Buena Park
Loree Erpelding, Cypress

Virginia “Ginny” Moore, Garden Grove
Mic & Dee Vincenti, La Palma
Troy Edgar, Los Alamitos

Deb Machen, Seal Beach
Tom Carpenter, Stanton


Americana Sponsors

  • Logo for aalrr Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo A Professional Law Corporation
  • City of Anaheim logo
  • BC Bonanni Communities logo
  • Falck CARE Ambulance Service logo
  • La Casa Garcia logo
  • Catherine Sorensen Cypress College Alumnus of the Year 2019
  • Buena Park California logo
  • Clean City logo
  • CSI Fullmer logo
  • Cypress College logo
  • Frontier logo
  • Golden State Water Company logo
  • Hilgenfeld Mortuary logo
  • Knott's Berry Farm logo
  • LPA|A logo
  • MAAS logo
  • Morgan Stanley logo
  • Newport Diversified, Inc logo
  • North Orange Community College District logo
  • NOSSAMAN LLP logo
  • AOCDS Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs logo
  • Payden & Rygel logo