ELKHART – Nominations are in for the 2014 Elkhart County Senior of the Year competition hosted by the Council on Aging of Elkhart County.
The competition was organized as a way to recognize an outstanding senior member in the community, according to a press release.
The 2014 nominees are:
- Carol Bizzel of Elkhart
- Carl Detwiler of Nappanee
- Wanda Hoffman of Goshen
- Kim Huffman of Goshen
- Helen Koller of Elkhart
- Carol Tarnecy Laidlaw of Elkhart
- Plez Lovelady of Elkhart
- Richard Osborne of Elkhart
To qualify, nominees must be at least 60 years old, reside in Elkhart County, be a positive role model and participate in activities like civic engagement, creative arts, technology or innovation.
The winner will be announced at the Crystal Swing Gala at 6:30 p.m. April 25 at the Crystal Ballroom in the Lerner Theatre.
Tickets for the gala are $100 per person or $700 for a table of eight. Proceeds benefit local seniors. To purchase tickets contact the council’s office at 295-1820.