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Nominations Due For Herkimer County Awards

The Herkimer County Office for the Aging’s Advisory Council is seeking nominations for their two annual awards.

These are the 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 older adults.

All nominations must include the name, address, and age of the nominee.

Also include a brief narrative (less than 400 words) of the reasons 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/her own name, address and phone number.

Office for the Aging Person of the Year award nomination information is also available at our website at, then ‘Departments’, then ‘Office for the Aging’, then ‘Annual Awards.’

Nominations must be received by Friday, Feb. 16.

Send them to: Advisory Council, Herkimer County Office for the Aging, 109 Mary Street, Suite 1101, Herkimer, NY 13350 or by email to


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