AARP Arizona is seeking nominations for its 2013 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service. The annual award honors individuals whose community service makes a unique and valuable contribution to society.
Last year, AARP recognized 52 outstanding individuals from around the country.
Award nominees will be screened by the AARP Arizona State Office for a range of criteria, including positive impact on the lives of individuals age 50 or older, improvement of a community in or for which the work was performed, and serving as an inspiration to others to volunteer. The application deadline is June 1.
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 eligible.
The award recipient will be announced on or around Sept. 1.
For more information and a nomination form, contact AARP Arizona
toll free at 866-389-5649. Nominations can also be entered online at www.aarp.org/giving-back.