In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Area Agency on Aging of Broward County (AAABC) will honor exceptional Broward senior volunteers, 60 and older, for their contributions to the community at the 39th Annual Dr. Nan S. Hutchison Broward Senior Hall of Fame Breakfast on Thursday, May 25 starting at 9 a.m. at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale West Hotel located at 1230 South Pine Island Road in Plantation.
The 2023 Hall of Fame Election Committee, led by Broward County Mayor Lamar P. Fisher, selected 10 local candidates for induction: Dr. Denise St. Patrick Bell, Debby Eisinger, Aurelio Fernandez, Janet Groman, Renee Herman, Diane Lade, Edythe Lamb, Marlene Maragh-Williams, Elaine Schwartz and Dr. Diane K. Wilen.
“We warmly invite the public to join us in celebrating these hardworking and passionate volunteers who have made giving back a priority,” said Charlotte Mather-Taylor, CEO of AAABC. “Their years of dedication and service exemplify volunteerism and have brought untold benefits to our community.”
These outstanding volunteers will be recognized at the Senior Hall of Fame Breakfast made possible by generous sponsors, including platinum sponsors Padrino’s Cuban Restaurant, Memorial Healthcare System, the Center for Workforce Inclusion and American National Bank. For details on how to attend, to see a full lineup of event sponsors or to inquire about support opportunities such as advertisements, please visit https://tinyurl.com/2wvjhdey or email [email protected]. Proceeds from the event will support AAABC’s programs and services.
Following the event, a plaque with the name of each honoree will be displayed in the Broward County Government Building.
About AAABC (Area Agency on Aging of Broward County)
Sponsored by the Areawide Council on Aging of Broward County and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, the Area Agency on Aging of Broward County is the nonprofit umbrella organization charged with the responsibilities of planning, coordinating, monitoring, and funding programs designed to meet the needs of over 476,486 year-round Broward senior residents including an Elder Helpline, Medicare Counseling, Health & Wellness classes and more. As the prime advocate for local Older Americans, the AAABC contracts with administering organizations for the following programs; senior centers; senior day care; site meals; home-delivered meals; Alzheimer’s in-home and facility respite; minor in-home repair; legal; transportation; homemaker personal care; respite; emergency response; and case management.