Senior Center seeks nominations for 2016 Pearl Roberts Award

Pictured (left to right): 2015 Pearl Roberts Award Nominees Maureen Marske, Dorothy Boswell (award winner), and Jim Temple.

Pictured (left to right): 2015 Pearl Roberts Award Nominees Maureen Marske, Dorothy Boswell (award winner), and Jim Temple.

The Marion Senior Center is now accepting nominations for the eleventh annual Pearl R. Roberts Award, recognizing outstanding community service by a senior citizen. Mrs. Roberts was instrumental in the development of the current Marion Senior Center facility, as well as many other programs and services for Marion area older adults.

Nominees for this award, recognizing the outstanding volunteer commitment of senior citizens, must be a resident of Marion County and at least 55 years of age. The volunteering must have taken place after the age of 55. Married couples will also be given consideration for the award.

The 2016 winner of the Pearl R. Roberts Award will be chosen based on demonstrated community involvement and volunteerism.

The Pearl R. Roberts Award will be presented to the winner on Monday, May 9, 2016 as a part of Marion County’s Senior Citizen Day Celebration, hosted at the Marion Senior Center.

Nomination forms are now available at the Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Highway East, Marion, OH. Deadline for nominations to be submitted is Friday, April 22nd by 4:00 pm.

For more information, contact the Marion Senior Center at (740) 387-6100 or send email request for a nomination form to info@marionseniorcenter.com.

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