Nominations sought for outstanding senior citizens

RICHLAND COUNTY — The Ohio District 5 Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen and Community Service awards.

The deadline for nominations if May 25. Award recipients from a nine-county area will be honored at an awards ceremony at the AAA at Hawkins Corner.

nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen and Community Service Awards. The deadline

Nominees must be at least 60, a legal resident of Ohio for at least five years and have made significant contributions to the community. A husband and wife may receive the award jointly when both have been involved in community service.

One Outstanding Senior Citizen award will be presented for each county in the service area. These include Richland, Marion, Morrow, Seneca, Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox and Wyandot.

Community Service Awards are targeted to an organization, agency, service club, business or the media that makes an outstanding contribution to the community on behalf of senior citizens. One award will be presented for the total nine county area.

Additional information, including nomination forms, can be found on the AAA website at or by contacting Martha Ball at 522-5612 or 800-522-5680, ext. 1014, mball@

Nominations can be mailed, faxed or emailed.