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星期三, 4月 12, 2017

AARP亞太裔社區英雄獎接受提名

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

AARP to Honor Individuals Who Serve AAPIs Age 50-plus
表彰服務50歲以上亞太裔長者之傑出人士

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2017 – AARP proudly announces a call for nominations for its 2nd Annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the extraordinary staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations that serve AAPIs age 50-plus. Nominations may be made from now until May 23, 2017.

For complete information and to submit a nomination, visit AARP’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AARPAAPI. Eligible nominees include any non-senior management 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. The awards are open to the public and there is no charge for entry.

“Every single day throughout the U.S. members of our AAPI community are serving seniors. Help us give national recognition to these community members who give of themselves to improve the lives of our elders. Nominate a non-senior staff member or volunteer for their commitment to helping older adults,” said Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American and Pacific Islander Audience Strategy. “This award is AARP’s acknowledgement to those individuals for their generosity and service that help makes the lives of older adults better.”
Ten finalists will be chosen from the submitted nominees by a committee comprised of AARP staff and featured on a Facebook photo album for open voting in early June. Users can “like” or “share” the finalist to cast their vote. Three heroes will be announced in July, and they and their organizations will each receive a $1,000 cash prize.

Previous heroes include Shiao-Lin D. Hui of the Chinese Community Center Free Clinic at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of Chicago (CCBA) in Chicago, IL; Julie Kimiyo Hubbard of Yu-Ai Kai Japanese American Community Senior Service in San Jose, CA; and Dongwoo “Joe” Pak of the Korean-American Seniors Association of Orange County in Garden Grove, CA.


【華盛頓哥倫比亞特區2017年4月11日訊】AARP組織隆重宣佈,第二屆年度亞太裔社區英雄獎現在接受提名。此獎項旨在表揚任何非營利機構內服務50歲以上亞太裔民眾的傑出職員及義工,並從今天起至2017年5月23日開放各界提交人選。

民眾可以前往AARP的亞太裔臉書專頁www.facebook.com/AARPAAPI了解詳情以及進行提名。只要是在服務50歲以上亞太裔民眾的非營利機構擔任非高管職員或義工俱符合提名資格,不論年齡和族裔,而且活動開放公眾參與及不設參加費用。

“每一天,我們亞太裔社區的成員在全美各地服務長者。現在,請幫助我們一起表揚這些奉獻自己、改善長者生活的傑出人士。請大家提名一位全心全意、致力服務老年人的非高層人員或義工。” AARP多元文化引領亞太裔受眾副總裁Daphne Kwok(郭為婉)說:“這個獎項是我們向一直以來無私奉獻、致力幫助長者改善生活的人們致敬的方式。”

由AARP職員組成的遴選委員會將從芸芸被提名人士中選取十位優秀者,然後於六月上旬開始在臉書相冊中公佈和接受公眾投票。臉書用戶可以上網“按讚” 或“分享”以投票支持各個候選人。七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。

去年的得獎者包括芝加哥中華會館屬下中華義診所的義工護理員Shiao-Lin D. Hui(戴筱玲)、加州聖荷西友愛會老人中心的Julie Kimiyo Hubbard、以及加州橙縣韓裔老人中心的Dongwoo “Joe” Pak(朴東吾)。



About AARP
AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families with a focus on health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and allowing carefully chosen, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name.  As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.