Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon – 2019

Nominations are now open for REAL Services’ Annual Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon Event!  We are 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:  (1) Business of the Year,   (2) the Wyatt Mick Volunteer of the Year,   (3) Caregiver of the Year,   (4) Professional of the Year,   (5) the Les Fox Hoosier Lifetime Award,   (6) Change Agent of the Year,   (7) Agency/Program Serving Low-income Award, and   (8) Sgt. Shriver Lifetime Achievement Award     Click here to see the categories with more details 

We hope you’ll take just a few moments to nominate one or more caregivers, professionals or businesses who serve others.  Each nominee will receive a complimentary reservation for the 2019 Age of Excellence Luncheon Event and a discounted ticket 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.

Secondly, we are inviting you to join us for the 2019 Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon Event on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Century Center in downtown South Bend.  Doors open at 11:00 a.m. with live music and the recognition luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m.   The cost of this event is $50.00 per person and parking in the Century Center lot is free; so please plan to arrive early.  We are so very excited and honored to have as our keynote speaker winning football legend, Coach Lou Holtz who led the University Of Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish to victory in the 1988 National Championship.

We extend to you our heartfelt hope that you will join us for a touching, memorable and fun luncheon event where we’ll honor heroes who live among us!  Please don’t forget to submit your nominations very soon; but certainly by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on March 8, 2019.   To view nomination category details, submit nominations, make luncheon reservations, or for more information, please click on one of the buttons above or contact Pam Harris at (574) 284-7104.  Everyone is invited to attend this exciting luncheon event!  We ask that you please make your luncheon reservations early because, once again, we will be at capacity seating.

The deadline for luncheon reservations is:  April 10, 2019.