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AARP Missouri calls for the 2021 Andrus Award nominations

Tyrone Wallace
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SAINT LOUIS, MO — AARP Missouri is welcoming nominations for the 2021 Andrus Award. The AARP Andrus Award will be presented for Community Service to anyone over the age of fifty who has made a significant contribution to their community.

AARP Missouri will receive submissions for nominations until August 14, 2021. The recipient will have the chance to give $2,500 donation to an eligible non-profit organization according to their choice.

Here are the criteria for the nominations:

  • Nominee has to be 50 years or older.
  • The accomplishments, services or achievements submitted have to be voluntary or unpaid work.
  • The accomplishments, services or achievements submitted must align with AARP’s vision and mission.
  • Couples who carry out the service together can enter the nominations; teams, on the other hand, are not accepted.
  • The recipient must reside in the awarding state.
  • The award is not applicable for posthumous nominations.
  • The award will assess the nominations according to the impact of their work, how they promote AARP’s vision and mission and how their work inspires other volunteers.

AARP, previously known as the American Association of Retired Persons, is a non-profit organization that supports people aged fifty and older to live their way as they age. AARP in St. Louis arranges various activities and events to encourage people to connect and foster community to strengthen St. Louis area.

AARP runs events providing resources like workshops, job search and health. AARP also provides a platform for fun activities, such as entertainment and games.

AARP recently received the 2021 Top Workplaces Award from Washington Post. They currently have around 38 million members across America.

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