Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference
Montgomery, AL — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2013 Alabama Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Alabamians who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
“AARP Alabama is excited to shine a light on 50+ Alabamians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Jesse Salinas, AARP State Director.
Nominations will be evaluated based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission and inspired other volunteers. The award recipient will be announced on or around September 1.
AARP Alabama Andrus Award for Community Service nominees must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Nominee must be 50 years or older.
- The achievements, accomplishments, or service on which the nomination is based must have been performed on a volunteer basis, without pay.
- The achievements, accomplishments, or service on which the nomination is based must reflect AARP’s vision and mission.
- Couples or partners who perform service together are also eligible; however, teams are not eligible.
- This is not a posthumous award.
Please contact AARP Alabama, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 334-954-3061 for further information and a nomination form. The application deadline is June 1, 2013.
The AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service is an annual awards program developed to honor individuals whose service is a unique and valuable contribution to society. Last year, AARP recognized 52 outstanding individuals from around the country.