NOMINATIONS are being sought for the 2014 NSW Seniors Week Local Achievement Awards.
Seniors make such an important contribution to the local community and the awards are one way the region can show its appreciation for the talents, skills and generosity of local seniors.
The 2014 awards will celebrate seniors for their achievement in the following six categories:
Business – celebrating active involvement in business and enterprise;
Intergenerational understanding – the recipient of this category may be actively involved with schools, colleges or community centres, passing on their passion for topics such as history, gardening or craft;
Environment, science, agriculture – this category awards those who lead by example and are active in community projects, campaigning for the protection of wildlife or the development of rural industry;
Health and wellbeing – this pays tribute to seniors who are fit and fabulous in mind, body and spirit. The recipient is active in sport and fitness;
Lifelong learning – recognising the continual pursuit for knowledge in senior years, and is for senior academics, students and those involved in the development of educational programs; and Community service – this category awards those who dedicate their efforts, time and energy towards community projects and charities.
The awards will be presented to celebrate 2014 NSW Seniors Week which is being held between March 15-23, 2014.
For details and online nominations forms visit www.nswseniorsweek.com.au or call the Seniors Information Service on 13 12 44.