2024 Golden Hoosier Award Applications Now Open

The award honors senior Hoosiers for their lifetime of service and commitment to their communities.

INDIANAPOLIS – The Golden Hoosier Award began in 2008 to annually honor senior Hoosiers for their lifetime of service and commitment to their communities.

Now in its 17th year, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Aging are accepting nominations for the 2024 Golden Hoosier Award.

To be eligible, nominees must currently be an Indiana resident, age 65 or older and have been a volunteer in their community for the past three years.

“Our state is filled with generous Hoosiers who are constantly giving back to their neighborhoods and communities,” said Lt. Gov. Crouch, Indiana's Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development. "The Golden Hoosier Award is an amazing opportunity to honor those who have dedicated their lives to serving Indiana communities." 

The deadline for submitting applications is Sunday, July 14. Nomination forms can be found at in.gov/lg/lt-governor-initiatives/golden-hoosier-award.

A ceremony honoring those selected will be held later this year.

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