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Do you know of an individual (age 60 +) who has done something special for the community?
The Tompkins County Office for the Aging is now accepting nominations of individuals who have made significant contributions to our community through civic engagement and volunteerism. Two awardees from Tompkins County will be recognized by the New York State Office for the Aging during a commemorative ceremony in Albany as well as by the Tompkins County Office for the Aging at its Annual Luncheon in May, 2016.
Nominations should be in the form of a letter and should include the individual’s stand-out civic engagement and volunteer contributions.
Please include the postal address, e-mail address and phone number of the nominee in the letter, as well as the contact information of the nominator.
Send your nominations to the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State St., Ithaca, NY 14850 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 607-274-5495) by Friday, January 15, 2016.
Contact the Tompkins County Office for the Aging at 274-5490 for more information.
* Past awardees include: Joel Abrams, Phyllis Allen, John Anderson, Fred Antil, Irene Asay, Joan Barber, Barbara Barry, Ardie Bennett, Nancy Bereano, Beverly Blanchard, Mary Cambreco, Joseph Cimmino, Joe Anna Deas, Elizabeth Doppel, Ann Doren, Frances Eastman, William Eisenhardt, Rebecca Elgie, Charles Elliot, Carina Emerson, Martha Ferger, Bernie Fetterly, Fred Fladd, Richard Flaville, Sue Ford, Helen Garvey, Gertrude Gray, Gladys Hamilton, Jean Hyde, Debra Levine, Ilma Levine, Harriet London, Paul McGraw, Mary Mente, Ray Oglesby, Joan Ormondroyd, Jean Robinson, Ken Robinson, Theresa Robinson, Marie Romano, Frank Schaefer, Bill Sherwood, Ted Sobel, Robert Spaulding, Phyllis Stout, Richard Tabor, Eunice Tabor and Jack Warren.