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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Lehigh County seeks nominations for senior citizen Unsung Heroes

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County’s Office of Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for its 2019 Unsung Heroes program.

The program is part of Older Americans Month celebrated in May.

“To be eligible for consideration, applicants must meet the following criteria:

•Must be at least 60 years of age.

•Must be a Lehigh County resident.

•Achievements, accomplishments or service must be performed on a volunteer basis, not paid.

•Have performed outstanding contributions or services that promoted, enhanced and enriched the quality of life for others.

•Must be available to attend the Unsung Hero celebration on May 15.

The Unsung Heroes program celebrates Lehigh County’s age 60 and over population for their generosity, and selfless contribution of their time and talent in service to improving the lives of others.

Nomination forms are available at lehighcounty.org/Departments/Human-Services/Aging-and-Adult-Services or by calling 610- 782-3034. Nominations must be postmarked by March 8.

The Unsung Heroes celebration will be 1 p.m. May 15 in the Zentz Community Center, Fellowship Hall, 3000 Fellowship Drive, Whitehall.