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Honor a Volunteer with the Andrus Award for Community Service

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service.

Andrus Award

The Andrus Award, named after AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP's mission, vision and commitment to volunteer service.

Nominations will be evaluated by the AARP Idaho state office based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, reflected AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The award recipient will be announced in early fall.

Submit a nomination HERE

AARP Idaho 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.  Volunteers receiving small stipends to cover the costs associated with the volunteer activity are eligible.
  • The achievements, accomplishments, or service on which the nomination is based must reflect AARP’s vision and purpose.
  • The achievements, accomplishments, or service on which the nomination is based must be replicable and provide inspiration for others to volunteer.
  • Couples or partners who perform service together are also eligible; however, teams are not eligible.
  • This is not a posthumous award.

Please contact Pam Root with the AARP Idaho office at 208-855-4007 or email proot@aarp.org for further information and a nomination form.  The application deadline is July 15, 2022.

More information can be found on the AARP Andrus Award website HERE

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