Mesquite Mayor Al Litman, center, presents a commemoration to Jean Strecker celebrating her 100th birthday at the city council meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 25 as she is surrounded by family and friends. Photo by Barbara Ellestad

Mesquite Mayor Al Litman, center, presents a commemoration to Jean Strecker celebrating her 100th birthday at the city council meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 25 as she is surrounded by family and friends. Photo by Barbara Ellestad

The Mesquite Rotary Club made a presentation at the city council meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 25 honoring Detective Sergeant John Woods for the Southern Nevada Rotary Clubs’ - 14th Annual Safety Officer Award Recognition (SOAR) and Firefighter/Critical Care Paramedics Jayson Andrus (second from right) and Karen Hughes (left) as this year’s recipients of the Safety Officer of the Year for 2016. Mesquite Police Department Deputy Chief Scott Taylor (center) accepted the award for Woods. Photo by Barbara Ellestad.

The Mesquite Rotary Club made a presentation at the city council meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 25 honoring Detective Sergeant John Woods for the Southern Nevada Rotary Clubs’ – 14th Annual Safety Officer Award Recognition (SOAR) and Firefighter/Critical Care Paramedics Jayson Andrus (second from right) and Karen Hughes (left) as this year’s recipients of the Safety Officer of the Year for 2016. Mesquite Police Department Deputy Chief Scott Taylor (center) accepted the award for Woods. Photo by Barbara Ellestad.