AARP Massachusetts Seeks 2018 “Andrus Award for Community Service” Nominees
Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a
Powerful Difference in their Community
Boston, MA -- AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Bay State residents who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
“AARP Massachusetts is excited to shine a light on 50+ Commonwealth residents who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts State Director.
Nominations will be evaluated by the Massachusetts state office 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 in early fall.
AARP Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service 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.
•This is not a posthumous award.
Please contact AARP Massachusetts at 866-448-3621 for further information and a nomination form. The application deadline is June 1, 2018.
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. Last year, AARP recognized 51 outstanding individuals and couples from around the country.
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families with a focus on health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and allowing carefully chosen, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the nation's largest circulation publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.