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March 10, 2013

Seeking Nominations for the 2013 Area 9 Golden Hoosier Award

RUSHVILLE — Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency, a service of Indiana University East, is searching for persons age 65+ from this area as nominees for the 2013 Area 9 Golden Hoosier Award.

The nominee must be 65 years of age or older on or before January 1, 2013, and must be a resident of Fayette, Franklin, Rush, Union or Wayne County. They must have contributed at least three (3) years of volunteer experience to their community after reaching 60 years of age, positively impacting members of a community, civic organization, or faith-based organization through volunteer efforts.

All nominees will be honored at a special Recognition Tea during Senior Expo on May 16 at The Lamplight Inn at the Leland in Richmond. The 2013 award winner will be announced at that time.

Help us recognize the contributions of our senior population’s unsung heroes by nominating someone in your community! To nominate someone, you must complete an official nomination form that includes an explanation for the nomination. Activities may include community, church, social activities, service clubs and/or individual efforts. Members of the Area 9 Advisory Council will select one winner from all nominations submitted. Official entry forms are available at Area 9 Agency, 520 South 9th Street in Richmond, or by contacting Judy Ford at 765-966-1795 or 1-800-458-9345 or juford@iue.edu. Deadline for entries is April 17.

– Rushville Republican

 

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