Each year the Council on Elder Affairs works with the City of Jacksonville to honor outstanding seniors in Jacksonville. The outstanding male and female senior citizens are chosen as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient which recognizes good work throughout the lifetime of the senior.
21ST ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS OF THE YEAR AWARDS
To honor the achievements of special male and female and female seniors who have accomplished outstanding volunteer service to the community DURING THE PAST 2020 YEAR. This year's award will be given on Thursday, August 19, 2021 in celebration of National Senior Citizens Day!
- Nominees must be residents of Jacksonville-Duval County.
- Nominees must be sixty (60) years of age or older.
- Nominees must not work as a full-time paid employee of an organization whose primary purpose is to serve the elderly.
- The nomination must reflect the actual accomplishments(s) achieved during the past 2020 year.
- Preferably a senior that has made an impact in the community and/or seniors during the 2020 pandemic, but not required.
- Members of the Jacksonville-Duval County on Elder Affairs are not eligible.
HOW TO NOMINATE
- Complete the online form below or download and fill out the nomination form (PDF). Attach a supporting statement of no more than 500 words describing the nominee’s activities and achievement(s). You may also include appropriate support materials. Do Not submit video tapes, displays, films, or scrapbooks.
- All submitted materials become property of the Jacksonville-Duval County Council on Elder Affairs (COEA) and cannot be returned.
- All entries should be received by our office no later than August 9, 2021.
Mail entries to:
Council on Elder Affairs
Attention: Carrence Bass - Senior Awards
117 W. Duval Street, Suite 215
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Email entries and questions to:
CBass@coj.net or call 904-255-5413
Submit entry online below:
2019 AWARD WINNERS
Congratulations to Judy Davis and James Mosley - 2019 Seniors Citizens of the Year award winners. Judy volunteers at the Downtown Ecumenical Services Council while James is very involved with Aging True's Meals on Wheels program. Thank you and congratulations to both.
2021 AWARD WINNERS
Congratulations to Patrina Smith and Donald Zeiser - 2021 Seniors Citizens of the Year award winners. Patrina volunteers at Duval County Public Schools while Donald is very involved with Seniors on a Mission. Thank you and congratulations to both.