Are you lucky enough to know a senior citizen, or a group of senior citizens, who make a real difference in your community? Maybe they volunteer for several organizations, serve on boards, or are well-known in your community to always lends a helping hand or simply get things done.

There are many senior citizens throughout the Hudson Valley who are doing this and more. In fact, they put folks a lot younger than themselves to shame with all they do for others. If you know someone like this, then the Dutchess County Office For the Aging wants to know about them too. They just might end up being honored at the annual Celebration Aging event in May at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls.

Happy volunteer family separating donations stuffs on a sunny day
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Nominations are now being accepted in four categories, Male and Female Senior Citizen of the year, Senior Couple of the year, and one Senior Achievement Award winner. Nominees must be a Dutchess County resident over the age of 60.

You can nominate someone in each category and you can nominate more than one person for each category. Nominations are being accepted until March 31 and the honorees will be announced in April.

Click here for more information and to nominate someone.