Spirit of Novato Award

The Novato Paint the Town Red, Board of Directors, created the Spirit of Novato award in 2023.

This award recognizes a Novato resident, whose selfless, enthusiastic, helpful volunteer efforts over several years have enriched our community.

Spirit of Novato Award

Spirit of Novato Award Winner

We’re excited to announce that Novato community volunteer Sophia Osotio has been chosen as the first “Spirit of Novato” award recipient. Sophia will be honored alongside the Novato “Citizen of the Year” at Novato’s 63rd Birthday Party on February 25, 2023.

Sophia, who has lived in Novato with her daughter since 2011, is devoted to making a difference in the community. She has volunteered with a number of local organizations over the years, including the Novato Mother’s Club, the Novato 4th of July Parade Committee, the North Marin Community Services food pantry, and the Sparkle Foundation, to name a few. Currently, she serves as the chair of the Novato Multicultural Advisory Commission and is on the board of the San Jose Middle School PTA.

Get your tickets to Novato’s Birthday Party today and join us in honoring Sophia Osotio.