Saturday 5 at the Casa de la Cultura in Almuñecar, local resident Manuel Olivares was honoured by the town for his invaluable contributions to the community.
Olivares was named as one of the town’s Hijos Predilectos (Favourite Sons) for his many years of charity work.
Olivares was the head of the Caritas Charity in Almuñecar for over 40 years.
In an emotional speech, the Mayor of Almuñecar Trinidad Herrera said Olivares was “one of the town’s most exemplary citizens.”
After finishing her speech, Herrera presented Olivares with a medal from the city.