AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors a 50+ Massachusetts resident or couple who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
Nominations will be evaluated by the selection committee convened by AARP Massachusetts 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 this fall and will receive a $1,500 donation to the charity of his or her choice.
The application period is Sunday, May 1 through Friday, June 3.
Nominees for the 2016 AARP Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service 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.
"AARP Massachusetts is excited to shine a light on 50+ Massachusetts residents who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them." - Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts state director
Click below for a nomination form and more information:
Andrus Award Nomination Eligibility Guidelines
Find a Volunteer Opportunity with AARP Massachusetts
Questions? Please contact Kara Cohen at 617-305-0569 or email@example.com, and remember that the application period is Sunday, May 1 through Friday, June 3. Visit www.aarp.org/andrusaward for additional details.
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. The award is named for AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who once said, "What we do for one, we do for all." Please nominate a Massachusetts resident, age 50+, who you think deserves recognition!