Office for the Aging has extended our award deadline to Friday, March 10, 2023.

Below is information about our 2023 Office for the Aging Person of the Year Awards. The Herkimer County Advisory Council recognizes older adults that have given back to our community. We encourage you to nominate any adult over the age of 60 that has given back to our community.

Please help us get the word out about these awards.

The Herkimer County Office for the Aging’s Advisory Council is seeking nominations for their two (2) annual awards: Office for the Aging Person of the Year and Outstanding Contribution.

Nominees must be Herkimer County residents at least 60 years of age and have a history of volunteer service to other senior citizens. All nominations must include the nominee’s name, address, and age, along with a brief narrative (less than 400 words) of why the person should receive the award. Anyone who has been nominated before but was not selected can be re-nominated. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

The person submitting the nomination should include his or her name, address, and phone number.

Office for the Aging Person of the Year award nomination information is also available on our website; please see www.herkimercounty.org, then ‘Departments,’ then ‘Office for the Aging,’ then ‘Annual Awards.’

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 11, 2023.

Please send them to Advisory Council, Herkimer County Office for the Aging, 109 Mary Street, Suite 1101, Herkimer, NY 13350, or email hcofa@herkimercounty.org.

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