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AARP accepting nominations for Stephen J. Gools Award for Social Change

Steve Gools


AARP Michigan is accepting nominations for the third annual Stephen J. Gools Award, to be given each year to those who have helped to bring about positive social change in the state.

The award honors the life of Steve Gools, former state director of AARP Michigan, who passed away in 2011. Gools was a man who cared deeply and had a strong passion for improving the lives of others – especially those who were unable to do so alone.

“Steve was dedicated to helping those who could not help themselves,” said Jacqueline Morrison, state director of AARP Michigan. “We’re looking for nominees who would carry on that legacy.”

 Award criteria includes:

  • Nominees can be an individual, couple, group or non-profit organization in Michigan and must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Nominees must reside in Michigan.
  • The work applicants are being nominated for must result in positive social change within the state.

Get nomination form here: 2013_GoolsNominationForm

For more information, contact Karen Kafantaris at 517-267-8916.


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