(And…the award goes to….)…Hildy Carrillo of Calexico.
Carrillo is the Executive Director of the Calexico Chamber of Commerce. She was holding a meeting of the Mariachi Committee when she was surprised with the award. She was named the North County Coalition for the Arts Artist of the Month for the month of July. She had been nominated for the award by Sandra Tauler, Community Services Director for Calexico. In submitting the nomination, Tauler described Carrillo as a multi-talented artist. A painter, photographer, writer and actor. Carrillo was completely surprised with the presentation Wednesday.