Nominate Golden Acorn Award recipients. The Golden Acorn Awards has been a Menlo Park tradition for over 40 years. This event is a time to commemorate the volunteer efforts and contributions of individuals and organizations that make Menlo Park a wonderful place to live and work. Please help the Nominating Committee select award recipients in four categories.

Golden Acorn Award nominations due August 18

Award Categories

Business Excellence

This award is for any business that leads by example to effectively develop and encourage positive contributions to the Menlo Park community.

Community Service

This award is for a person, who, through his or her volunteer efforts, makes a significant contribution to the Menlo Park community or a specific non-profit organization.

Professional Excellence

The nominee is an individual or group making a difference in any field of public service through innovation, professionalism, and contribution.

Unsung Hero

The nominee is an individual or group making a substantive contribution through programs or services without need for recognition or remuneration.

Golden Acorn Awards

Thank You!

Nominate Golden Acorn Award recipients now. Thank you for helping us celebrate our community achievements!

Learn more about the Golden Acorn Awards.