Longtime dedicated volunteers David Kulchin and Alan and Naomi Marblestone were named Carlsbad Citizens of the Year for 2013 at a public ceremony at Carlsbad City Hall. The annual award is bestowed to community volunteers who have dedicated themselves to improving Carlsbad through outstanding service.

David Kulchin has been a longtime community volunteer and advocate for social causes including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, Hospice of the North Coast, and Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary.

Alan and Naomi have both served on the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts board and are regular volunteers at the City of Carlsbad’s TGIF Concerts in the Park.