Tony Fritsch | Mar 28, 2013

The Township of Addington Highlands is requesting public nominations for the Ontario Senior of the Year Award.

This award gives each municipality in Ontario the opportunity to honour one outstanding local Ontarian who after the age of 65 has enriched the social, cultural or civic life of his or her community. Recipients must be at least 65 years of age and must have made their community a better place to live. Seniors who qualify for this award may have contributed in many different fields, such as the arts, literature, community service, voluntarism, education, fitness and sport or humanitarian activities.

Although only municipalities can nominate seniors for this award, we are requesting community input. If you have someone that you would like the municipality to consider, please send the information to the township office by April 11, 2013. You should include the name and address of the person being nominated along with a brief description about them (40 words or less). Your submission may be by hardcopy (72 Edward Street, PO Box 89, Flinton, Ont K0H 1P0) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Some information on the award is available on the Provincial Government website

The certificates are presented to the recipients by your municipality at a local event during the month of June – Seniors' Month.

If you have any questions, please contact the township office at 613-336-2286.

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