Get Your Tickets For The Orange Living Treasure Awards Ceremony

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Apr 232018

Now is the time to get your tickets for the Living Treasure Award ceremony.

Each year the Orange Senior Center recognizes three Orange senior residents who have given so much of themselves and their time to the Orange community.

This year three deserving residents: Suzanne Anderson, Ann Losh, and Fred Turner, have been chosen.

They will be honored at the Living Treasure Award Ceremony at Race Brook Country Club in Orange on May 4, 2018.

Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at the Orange Senior Center in the High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange.

Make checks out to “Treasurer – Town of Orange.”

Submit Your Nominations For The 2014 Living Treasure Awards

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Jan 232014

Screen shot 2014-01-23 at 8.38.33 PMSpring may seem a long time away, but it is time to submit your nomination forms for the 2014 Living Treasure Awards.

Every year residents nominate deserving community minded senior citizens to be added to the list of Living Treasures from past years at the Orange Senior Center Pasta Festa! Supper.

The Orange Community Services Department presents the awards to one or more residents who enhance the lives of others through their volunteer service.

Eligibility requirements are:

• The nominee must be a current resident who is at least 65 years of age.

• The nominee must have demonstrated positive actions to improve the quality of life for individual residents.

• The nominee must have contributed and continues to contribute time to enhance the Orange community as a whole.

• The nominee must have performed this work on a volunteer, unpaid, basis.

Some of those who have been honored in the past are Bob Drobish, Mary Jewell, Doc Whitney and Dorothy Berger Margaret Howland, Walter Bespuda, Bob Archambault, Hannah Clark Russell, Mary DeVito, Harry Jones, Lucy Scillia, Dr. Edmund Tucker, Albert “Skip” Clark, Bob DeFeo, Kevin Gilbert, Jack Barton, and Veronica Hendricks.

Also, Joseph Blake, Nancy Nyhan, Severio “Bob” Fodero, Joe Cuzzocreo, Nancy Becque, Patricia Miller, and James White.

Nomination forms can be found at the Town Hall, High Plains Community Center and other public buildings and can be printed from the town’s website at www.orange-ct.gov, www.orangeseniors.org or Facebook/Orange Senior Center.

Fill out both sides of the form and return to Senior Services Coordinator Dennis Marsh by Friday, March 14.

The Pasta Festa! Supper will take place at St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road, Orange on Friday, May 9 from 5 to 8 p.m.