Nominations open for Senior of the Year Award

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Winners will be recognized at Young at Heart Event on July 19

Columbus, May 5, 2018:   The Columbus Dispatch and ThisWeek Community News are soliciting nominations for our annual Senior of the Year award.  The community is encouraged to nominate persons in our community over age 55 that have gone above and beyond to help others in a selfless way, and to make a difference in the lives of others.

Editor’s will review all nominations and select honorees and one person who will be named the 2018 Senior of the Year. The winner will be recognized at an awards ceremony held at the 24th annual Young at Heart event for active seniors on July 19th 2018 at Villa Milano. In addition, ThisWeek Community News will publish a feature story about the recipient and how they have helped others and their community.

Please submit your nominations by email to Karen Lockhart at KLockhart@dispatch.com.  Include the name and complete contact information of the nominee and yourself, plus several paragraphs describing why the person should be considered for this award.  Self-nominations are permitted and must include the name of at least one person of reference.  Nominees must reside in Central Ohio.  The deadline to receive nominations is June 8, 2018.