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Nominations wanted for senior service award

Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

The Salute to Senior Service program is seeking nominations for adults ages 65 and older who volunteer at least 15 hours a month to their favorite causes.

Nominations will be accepted between Friday and March 31, and state winners will be selected by popular vote at www.SalutetoSeniorService.com, according to a news release. A panel of senior care experts will pick the national Salute to Senior Service honoree from among the state winners.

Program sponsor, Home Instead Inc., will donate $500 to each of the state winner’s favorite nonprofit organizations and $5,000 to the national winner’s favorite charity.

To complete the nomination form online, see www.SalutetoSeniorService.com. Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005. For more information, call 815-754-1300.

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