East Windsor Accepts Nominations For Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award For Outstanding Service As A Volunteer

Published on Mar 07, 2017 at 08:52a.m.

East Windsor Township Mayor Janice Mironov and the Township Council are accepting nominations for the annual “Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer”.  According to Mayor Mironov, “the Award is to recognize a senior citizen who has exhibited outstanding service through volunteerism to the community by way of the schools, religious institutions, service organizations or directly to the public.”

The Award, known as the “Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer”, is named after Sylvia Weiss, a former East Windsor Township Council Member, past Council senior citizen advisor and chairperson of the Commission on Aging, who was instrumental in the original formation of the senior citizen program.  Mayor Mironov called the Award a wonderful vehicle to recognize an outstanding senior in the community and to honor Mrs. Weiss.”  The presentation will be made by the Township at a ceremony in May as part of older Americans Month.

Nominees must be at least 60 years of age and residents of East Windsor.  Nominees should be persons who are outstanding volunteers in community service.  Such service may be on behalf of senior citizens, the schools, churches, service organizations and/or the general public.  This service may be in leadership or in direct service.

Local individuals and organizations are encouraged to support a senior citizen for this honor.  The deadline to submit a nomination is Thursday, April 13, 2017.  A form is available for submission of nominees, and must be sent to SYLVIA WEISS SENIOR VOLUNTEER AWARD, ATTN:  Mayor Janice Mironov and Council Members, East Windsor Municipal Building, 16 Lanning Boulevard, East Windsor, New Jersey 08520.  For further information or a nomination form, go to the Township website at www.east-windsor.nj.us or contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at (609) 443-4000, ext. 238.

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