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Lt. Gov Crouch, FSSA accepting 2019 Golden Hoosier Award nominations

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, in collaboration with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Aging has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Golden Hoosier award.


“Every year, it amazes me how many thoughtful and selfless Hoosiers we have in our state, and those characteristics are often not restricted by age,” Crouch said. “The best thing about Indiana are her people, men and women who often look to their neighbor and see how they can help them, and I am proud to honor the Golden Hoosiers every year.”


Crouch said that the award began in 2008 and annually honors Hoosier senior citizens for their lifetime of service and commitment to their communities.


To be eligible for the Golden Hoosier Award, the nominee must currently be an Indiana resident, aged 65 or older and have been a volunteer in the community for the past three years.


The deadline for submitting applications is April 29, 2019 and you can access the electronic nomination form at The ceremony honoring those selected will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.