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COMMUNITY DIGEST TIDBITS FOR AND ABOUT GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN LEADERSHIP MORGAN HILL STEVE TATE TO BE HONORED AT 2019 LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARDS A tribute and celebration of former Morgan Hill Mayor Steve Tate is set for Saturday, July 20 at Guglielmo Winery. The “thank you” event is a summer gala benefi t where he will receive the Leadership Excellence Award from Leadership Morgan Hill (LMH). Steve Tate’s 27 years of service to Morgan Hill includes seven years on the Planning Commission, eight years on the City Council and 12 years as Mayor. He retired at the end of his sixth term in December. The LMH award honors those whose vision and leadership reflect courage and insight and inspire others to lead in a like manner. The event will be lighthearted fun, with a few surprises. Tickets are $125 at Leadership Morgan Hill is a training and development program created to inspire future leaders to community service. The local program, founded in 1995, is similar in concept to leadership programs in place in many other California communities. GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN april/may 2019 21