On Thursday, May 26, Dr. Craig Mohnacky, Founder of Helping Paws Military Appreciation Program, was recognized for his 2015 Channel 10 Leadership Award by competing with eleven leadership award recipients for the 14th Annual LEAD San Diego Visionary Award.

The 10News Leadership Award recipients were nominated by community members for making our region a better place to live by standing up for those who need help, initiating or creating solutions for others, and serving as role models or fulfilling local needs.

LEAD San Diego exists to enhance the quality of life in our region through a growing network of capable and engaged civic leaders. LEAD San Diego honors these 11 outstanding finalists whose work has helped to transform San Diego county with the Visionary Award.

Dinner and a reception was held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront with 800 community and business leaders in attendance. Dr. Mohnacky’s program, Helping Paws, was highlighted for its contribution to the local military community. Helping Paws was honored to be a part of these great awards program.