Do you know an outstanding Island senior?

Nominations for the annual Senior Islanders of the Year awards are being accepted until July 20.

The annual awards recognize the significant contributions of Island seniors in community life including: volunteerism, artistic achievement, fund raising, community participation, career achievements, fitness/recreation and other activities. 

To nominate someone, download the form at PEI Senior Islander of the Year, email seniors@gov.pe.ca, or call 1-866-770-0588. 

"The Senior Islanders of the Year award highlights the important role that Island seniors play in community and family life," Family and Human Services Minister Tina Mundy said. "These awards are a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions older adults make and recognize leaders and mentors in our communities."

To be eligible, nominees must be:
•    a current resident of Prince Edward Island;
•    aged 65 or older; and
•    willing to be nominated.

Nominations will be reviewed by members of the Prince Edward Island Seniors' Secretariat.

Vance Bridges, Evelyn MacLure, Mary Ann Nelligan, Jack Sorensen, and Chris Mills were honored with the award in 2017.

Media contact:
Darlene Gillis

General Inquiries

Department of Social Development and Seniors
2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-620-3777
Toll-free: 1-866-594-3777
Fax: 902-368-4740