The Edmond Sun

March 19, 2013

Salute to Senior Service seeks nominations

Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — The search is on for Oklahoma’s outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Carenetwork, honors the contributions of adults 65 or older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes.

Nominations for outstanding senior volunteers will be accepted until March 31. State winners then will be selected by popular vote at Online voting will take place from April 15-30.

Home Instead Inc. will donate $500 to each of the state winners’ favorite nonprofit organizations and their stories will be posted on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winner’s nonprofit charity of choice. To view the contest’s official rules, visit Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, Neb., 68005.