Suffolk County Calls for Nominations for Senior Citizen of the Year
County Executive Bellone and the Suffolk County Senior Citizen Advisory Board are pleased to announce that the Suffolk County Office for the Aging is now accepting nominations for the Senior Citizen of the Year Award. This award recognizes a senior citizen who has significantly contributed to other seniors in a meaningful and important way, either as an advocate, role model, leader, or volunteer. This impact can be felt either countywide, or in one of the local communities.
“I encourage all residents to take the opportunity to nominate a person for Senior of the Year,” said County Executive Steve Bellone. “Let us take the opportunity to highlight the contributions and commitment of those who are deserving of this honor.”
Nominations should be made by completing the nomination form which can be found here or below http://suffolkcountyny.gov/Portals/32/Documents/2016Nomineeform.pdf
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Candidates must be 60 years of age or older and a resident of Suffolk County. Nominations should be mailed, emailed or faxed to:
Suffolk County Office for the Aging
PO Box 6100
Hauppauge, New York 11788-0099
Fax # (631) 853-8225
Employees of federal, state, county or local municipalities engaged in providing services to senior citizens are not eligible. Previous award recipients are also not eligible. Nominations must be received no later than Wednesday, February 17, 2016.
This award will be presented at the Senior Celebration Luncheon sponsored by the Suffolk County Office for the Aging and Suffolk County Senior Citizen Advisory Board. The luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook.
For more information, please call (631) 853-8200.