(BISMARCK, ND) – AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2022 North Dakota Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors more than 50 North Dakotans who share their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of members of their community.
The application deadline is July 15, 2022.
“AARP North Dakota is thrilled to shine a spotlight on more than 50 North Dakotans who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Josh Askvig, state director of the ‘AARP-ND.
Entries will be evaluated by AARP North Dakota based on how the volunteer’s work has enhanced the community, reflected AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The winner will be announced in early fall.
Applicants for the AARP North Dakota Andrus Award for Community Service must meet the following eligibility criteria:
• Applicant must be 50 years of age or older.
• The accomplishments, accomplishments or services on which the nomination is based must have been performed voluntarily, without remuneration. Volunteers who receive small stipends to cover costs associated with volunteer activity are eligible.
• The accomplishments, achievements, or services on which the nomination is based must reflect AARP’s vision and purpose.
• The achievements, accomplishments or services on which the nomination is based must be replicable and inspire others to volunteer.
• Partisan political achievements, accomplishments or services may not be considered.
• Couples or partners performing the service together are also eligible; however, teams are not eligible.
• Past recipients of the Andrus Prize are not eligible.
• Volunteers serving on the Andrus Prize selection committee are not eligible.
• AARP staff members are not eligible.
• This is not a posthumous award.
The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service is an annual awards program developed to honor individuals whose service makes a unique and valuable contribution to society. Last year, AARP recognized 49 outstanding individuals and couples from across the country.
For more information or interviews, contact: Marnie Piehl, Director of Communications, 701-391-6534 – [email protected]
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose their lifestyle as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP strives to strengthen communities and champion what matters most to families by putting emphasis on health security, financial stability and personal growth. . AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and enabling carefully selected, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the nation’s most widely circulated publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.