AARP Oregon is accepting nominations for its 2021 Oregon Andrus Award for Community Service through Sunday, August 15.
This is the organization’s way of highlighting exceptional 50+ volunteers and shine a light on their service, commitment and desire to make a difference to the state’s livability and quality of everyday life.
“AARP Oregon values the contributions of volunteers across the state in any capacity,” said Joyce DeMonnin, AARP Oregon spokesperson. “Volunteers make Oregon a great place for people of all ages, races and ability to live, work and play.”
Nominations will be evaluated based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, reflected AARP’s vision and inspired other volunteers.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Achievements, accomplishments or service on which the nomination is based to have been performed on a volunteer basis, without pay
• Nominees must be 50 years or older
• Couples or partners who perform service together are eligible however, teams are not.
Each nomination should be 500 words or less and provide examples that are quantifiable if possible. Recipients of the award will be honored at a virtual ceremony.