Covell & Brinley Awards

A Davis Tradition Since 1944

John w. brinley - 1968 (Covell)

Brinley, according to the Enterprise, was so involved that his “community contributions sound like a roll call of nearly every worthy non-profit organization in Davis”:

—Boy Scouts

—Church work

—Art committee  

—Red Cross

—UCD Arboretum

—Youth programs  

—Citizens’Advisory Committee, 17 years there he created low-income housing in the county, including two farm labor camps

—Historical Society, helped with “Davisville 68”

—Committees to form the City’s master and core area plans

—Business Improvement District

—Historical and Landmarks Commission

—UCD Library Association president

—Yolo County Board of Realtors President

He was also a major supporter of the Hattie Weber Museum, named after his favorite aunt.


Presented by Mayor Ralph Aronson at the Chamber Dinner Jan 24, 1969 at the El Macero Country Club