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Office for the Aging Accepting Nominations for Annual Randy Streeter Older Adult of the Year Award


Published: April 15, 2022 at 11:15 a.m.

By: Media Release from Lewis County Office for the Aging


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Each year, Lewis County Office for the Aging sponsors the Randy Streeter Older Adult of the Year Award. This award is named in honor of the founding director of Lewis County Office for the Aging, Randy Streeter, who held the position from 1974 to 1991. Randy served as a vocal advocate for all older adults with sincere and faithful dedication.


This prestigious award recognizes an individual who, out of the goodness of their heart, give their time and energy to the community through service and has made a difference in Lewis County. We are now accepting nominations through May 2, 2022.


Nomination Guidelines:

1.       Must be a Lewis County resident, age 60 and over.

2.       The nominee is someone who serves as an example.

3.       The individual has contributed to the overall betterment of the community.

4.       The nominee has consistently devoted a significant amount of volunteer time to community service through local organizations, groups or through their independent actions that impact the community or older adults.


The recipient of this award will be recognized at this year's Office for the Aging Picnic that will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Lewis County Fairgrounds Pavilion. They will be presented with a certificate of recognition and have his/her name engraved on a plaque located in the Lewis County Office for the Aging. The awardee will also be recognized by the New York State Office for the Aging at Older New Yorkers Day 2022 at this year's virtual event is Friday, November 4, 2022.


If you know someone who is worthy of a nomination, please complete the nomination form and allow the nominating committee the opportunity to review and consider them for the award. To request a nomination form, visit our office at 5274 Outer Stowe Street in Lowville or call 315-376-5313, Ext. 5 or visit https://www.lewiscounty.org/ departments/ office-for-the-aging.


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