Nominations are being accepted through March 1 for the Salute to Senior Service award, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care in recognition of volunteers 65 and older.
Nominees can be those who invaluable contributions by giving at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes.
â€œSeniors have so much to give and make a positive impact on our communities daily,â€ said Lois Etienne, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care offices serving Pierce County. King County and Snohomish County. â€œSenior volunteerism not only benefits others, but also helps seniors stay active and socially engaged in their communities.â€
Nominations can be made at SalutetoSeniorService.com. State winners will be determined by popular vote. A panel of senior care experts will then select a national winner from among the state winners.
Home Instead will donate $500 to each of the state winnersâ€™ designated non-profit organizations, and their personal stories will be shared online. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winnerâ€™s designated charity.
More information is available at 253-943-1603 homeinstead.com/152.