January 18, 2017
Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services announces that the NH State Committee on Aging and EngAGING NH are now accepting nominations for the Joseph D. Vaughan Awards. The Vaughan Awards recognize people age 60 and older for their outstanding volunteer service or advocacy on behalf of New Hampshire’s seniors.
The awards were initiated in 1962 to memorialize the Honorable Joseph D. Vaughan, a New Hampshire legislator who was instrumental in creating a State agency dedicated to the wellbeing of senior citizens. Selected winners will include an individual or couple from each county in New Hampshire and will be honored during a ceremony in the Executive Council Chambers at the State House on May 1, 2017.
For more information about the nomination criteria and process or to request a nomination form, please contact Vaughan Awards event coordinator Roger Vachon at 603-223-6903 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The nomination form can also be downloaded at www.engagingnh.com.