KOSCIUSKO — Nominations are now open for REAL Services’ Annual Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon Event. REAL Services is joyfully preparing once again to celebrate unsung heroes in our six-county service area of Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall and St. Joseph Counties.
These heroes are spouses, sons, daughters, neighbors, friends, businesses and professionals who give of themselves to care for the elderly and low-income in our communities. Nominations are now being accepted for eight award categories which include business of the year, the Wyatt Mick volunteer of the year, caregiver of the year, professional of the year, the Les Fox Hoosier lifetime award, change agent of the year, agency/program serving low-income award and Sgt. Shriver lifetime achievement award.
To nominate a caregiver, agency, professional, program or business, visit www.realservices.org and click on the age of excellence logo and then the nominate button. The deadline for nominations is 4 p.m. March 9. Each nominee will receive a complimentary reservation for the 2018 Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon Event and a discounted ticket price for one of their own invited guests. In addition, each nominee will be recognized with a certificate acknowledging their kind acts to those in need.
Join REAL Services for the 2018 Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon Event on Friday, April 20, at the Century Center in downtown South Bend. Doors open at 11 a.m. with live music and the recognition luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and ends before 1 p.m. The cost of this event is $50 per person and parking in the Century Center lot is free. To make luncheon reservations, visit online and click on the reserve your seat here button. The deadline for luncheon reservations is April 10.
REAL Services is so very excited and honored to have as our keynote speaker this year Partner of the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs, owner of the South Bend Cubs and the Chairman and CEO of Berlin Packaging, Andrew Berlin.