STAMFORD, CT - SilverSource – the leading resource for older adults and their families– announced today that it is now accepting nominations for the 2018 SilverSource Awards. The awards celebrate the exceptional advancements and meaningful contributions made in improving the lives of adults over age 60 throughout Fairfield County by volunteers, individuals, businesses and organizations. There is no cost to enter. Nominations may be made by visiting https://silversource.org/awards/ and are due by June 1, 2018. Awards will be presented during the 4th Annual SilverSource Autumn Breakfast to be held this fall.
“We are proud to recognize those who are making outstanding contributions to the quality of life of Fairfield County’s older residents,” said Kathleen Bordelon, Executive Director for SilverSource, Inc. “Please nominate an organization, professional or volunteer that is making our community a better place for older people to live and thrive.”
The SilverSource Community Service Volunteer Award is given to an outstanding volunteer age 50 or over who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of older adults.
The SilverSource Contribution to Community Award is given to an outstanding individual, as well as an outstanding organization or business that provides significant improvements to the region as a place to live and retire.
Nominations Now Open
Nominations are now open to volunteers, individuals, organizations, businesses and groups or collaborative initiatives that contribute to the lives of older adults. All nominations will be evaluated by a panel of judges comprised of community, business and thought leaders. All achievements, accomplishments or service on which nominations are based must reflect the SilverSource vision and mission. The Awards recognize high impact programs and initiatives in Fairfield County. There is no cost to enter.
The SilverSource mission is to advance the dignity, independence and quality of life of older adults by providing guidance for families and supportive services to those who are in need, by engaging in community partnerships and by advocating for sound public policies. SilverSource envisions a society that ensures older adults have the resources to live independent, healthy and fulfilled lives.
How to Enter
Visit https://silversource.org/awards/ for more information, or to make a nomination. Enter your nomination by using the online form, or download a PDF with full details and email it to Awards@SilverSource.org or fax it to 203-324-3787. The deadline to submit a nomination is June 1, 2018, and the awards will be presented at the 4th Annual SilverSource Autumn Breakfast this fall.
SilverSource, founded in 1908 is an independent, nonprofit organization that advocates for older adults and provides case management, emergency financial assistance and other services to positively improve the quality of life for people over age 60. In addition, SilverSource is an information resource center and referral source for older adults and their families. SilverSource, Inc., is a 501(c) 3, and is located at 2009 Summer Street in Stamford, CT 06905. For more information visit www.silversource.org or call 203.324.6584.