The Senior Saints Hall of Fame Committee, in conjunction with the City of Mt. Vernon and the Jefferson County Board, would like to announce the Senior Saints Hall of Fame nomination forms are now available and being accepted for 2017.  The Senior Saints program is being sponsored by Dr. Anthony Vacca at Crossroads Pulmonology.  For more than two decades this prestigious honor has been bestowed upon a select group of Jefferson County senior citizens who exemplify commitment to community service and a love for their country, as well as an overall effort to make a positive, lasting impact.

In order to be eligible to be honored as a Senior Saint, individuals must meet the following criteria:

1.  Nominee must have been 65 years of age or older on January 1, 2017

2.  Nominee must have been living on January 1, 2017

3.  Nominee must be a resident of Jefferson County

4.  Current paid political office holders will not be eligible for nomination

Nominations must be completed and received by the Senior Saints Committee, at PO Box 454, Mt. Vernon, by Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Nomination Criteria includes:

1.  Nominee must demonstrate community service, including civic activities

2.  Nominee must demonstrate love of country and/or community

3.  Nominee must exemplify the ability to embrace change

4.  Describe action taken by nominee in response to adversity (their own or others)

Front of application form must be completed in full and be accompanied by at least three letters of recommendation.  Individuals being chosen as Senior Saints will be honored at a banquet on November 17, 2017 at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts.

For more information about how to nominate an individual for this honor or how to become a sponsor, call Michaela Scattone at 618-838-5888.

Download application at /sites/default/files/Senior%20Saints%20Application.pdf


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