From the March 2016 issue of the newsletter
- Richard Lederer and Caroline McCullagh for recently being awarded a Publication Communication Award and the National George Washington Honor Medal by the San Diego chapter of the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge. The award was for the article “The Star Spangled Banner – How Francis Scott Key Made History,” published in 2014.
- Margaret Harmon for having her article “Composting: A Money-saving Drought Buster” published in the San Diego Audubon Society magazine Sketches.
- Bill Barrons for contributing the proceeds of his latest book Marine Corps Daze to Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization honoring U. S. veterans.
- Wayne Williams for publication of his book Stop the Wars.
- Gary Winters for having his multicultural novel about a Yaqui boy in Mexico, The Deer Dancer, accepted for a review in the Mensa World Journal.