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Lehigh County office seeking nominations

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

Unsung Heroes

The Lehigh County Office of Aging & Adult Services is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Unsung Heroes Program.

The program is part of Older Americans Month celebrated during the month of May.

In order 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.

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

•Must 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 Wednesday, May 15.

The Unsung Heroes Program is meant to celebrate Lehigh County’s 60 and older population for their generosity and selfless contribution of their time and talent in service to improving the lives of others.

Nomination forms are available on Lehigh County’s Aging and Adult Services page http://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Human-Services/Aging-and-Adult-S....

Nominations must be postmarked by March 8.

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