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星期二, 3月 01, 2016

AARP亞太裔社區英雄獎接受提名


Call for Nominations for AARP’s
Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards
AARP亞太裔社區英雄獎接受提名

 
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2016 – AARP is pleased to announce its new Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations. The call for nominations is open now until March 31, 2016 at AARP’s AAPI Community Facebook page.

“We encourage everyone to nominate the passionate and committed individuals in our community for their work helping older adults,” said Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American and Pacific Islander Audience Strategy. “This award is our way to say thank you to individuals who are making the lives of our older adults better.  This award is also an opportunity to inspire others to work for or to volunteer time assisting our elders.”

To submit a nomination, visit facebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity to fill out the online form. Eligible nominees include any employee or volunteer of a non-profit organization that serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders age 50-plus. Nominees can be any age and ethnicity.

Finalists will be chosen from the submitted nominees and featured on a Facebook photo album for open voting. Users can “Like” the finalist to cast their vote during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Three heroes will be announced in June, and they and their organizations will each receive a cash prize of $1,000.

For more information about how AARP helps Asian American & Pacific Islander families get more out of life, visit aarp.org/aapifacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity and@AARPAAPI.


【華盛頓2016年3月1日訊】AARP組織宣佈推出全新亞太裔社區英雄獎,以表揚非營利組織內勞苦功高的職員及義工。獎項從今起至2016年3月31日開放提名,民眾可以前往AARP的亞太裔社區臉書網頁提交人選。

“我們鼓勵大家提名社區裡一些全心全意、致力服務老年人的人士。“AARP多元文化市場和參與部(亞太裔)副總裁郭為婉說:“這個獎項是我們向致力幫助長者改善生活的人們致謝的方式。這個獎項也是鼓勵其他人服務長者或從事長者義務工作的一個機會。”

民眾可以到臉書網頁facebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity填寫表格及提名。符合條件的被提名者可以是任何一個服務50歲以上亞太裔民眾的非營利組織職員或義工,而且他們可以是任何年齡和來自不同族裔。

我們將從芸芸被提名人士中選取一些優秀者,然後在Facebook相冊中公佈和接受公眾投票。臉書用戶可以在五月亞太裔傳統月期間,上網“按讚” 投票支持各個候選人。六月的時候我們將公佈三位得獎英雄,他們和所屬的組織將分別獲得$ 1,000現金獎。

有關AARP可如何幫助亞太裔家庭獲得更美好生活,請瀏覽網站aarp.org/aapifacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity和推特關注@AARPAAPI