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Nominate an outstanding senior citizen for honor

Nominations are sought for the 2014 Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for Douglas County. The award recognizes outstanding seniors older than 65 who have contributed their time and talent to benefit their community.

Winners will be honored at the Douglas County Fair on Thursday, August 14. Those who win at the county level will move on to compete at the Minnesota State Fair.

When nominating a senior citizen, explain why, giving specific, detailed, precise examples.

Political and religious organization involvement will only be considered when it benefits the community. Nominations do not need to be kept secret.

All information will be held in confidence by judges. Information submitted is not returned unless a request is made.

Official nomination forms are available by contacting Rachel Barduson at (320) 815-0178 or Kathy Franson at (320) 491-8918.

Nomination forms can also picked up at the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce.