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Annual Andrus Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Georgia Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Georgians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

“AARP is excited to shine a light on 50+ Georgians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Tobias Tillmon, AARP Georgia Interim State Director.

Nominations will be evaluated by AARP Georgia 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 in early fall.

To nominate a community member, visit: http://www.aarp.org/giving-back/volunteering/info-03-2010/andrus_award_nomination_form.html#1

AARP Georgia 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
  • This is not a posthumous award.

Please contact Brenda Lemon, 404-870-3782 or blemon@aarp.org for further information and a nomination form.  The application deadline is July 1, 2015.

The AARP 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.

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