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Nominations 2022

Nominations will open on April 1st and close on June 6th.

For more information about the 16 Over 60 Awards Gala, visit the event page at https://seniorneighbors.org/16over60.

Honorees are recognized for a wide variety of achievements and involvement in their communities. Examples include:

  • leaders, entrepreneurs, and/or mentors in a variety of areas such as business, politics, philanthropy, religion, etc.
  • extraordinary volunteers or those who are giving back to the community in significant ways
  • the neighbor everyone can count on for help
  • health care or healthy living trendsetters
  • champions or advocates of senior issues in legal setting, educational, etc.
  • contributors to the local arts and culture community
  • anyone 60 years of age or more living life to its fullest or overcoming great adversity

Nominees must meet the following criteria:
-actions must be currently taking place or took place recently to be considered
-be 60 years of age or more by April 1, 2022
-only individuals will be considered for an award, groups or couples should be nominated separately
-be a resident of Kent County or have their work/contributions take place in Kent County
-agree to attend the Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, to be held at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, as a guest of Senior Neighbors. Each award winner receives 2 complimentary reservations at the Awards Gala.

If you have any questions, please call Winsome Bricker at 616-233-0739 or wbricker@seniorneighbors.org.
Upon submission of this form, a copy of your nomination will be sent to the nominee along with instructions on how to complete a formal application.
*If you would like to submit a confidential nomination, email Winsome at the address above.*

The 16 Over 60 Awards Nomination Period for 2023 will open on April 1st! Thank you for your interest!

Upon submission of this form, a copy of your nomination will be sent to the nominee along with instructions on how to complete a formal application.
*If you would like to submit a confidential nomination, email Winsome at the address above.*


Check out the awesome things that happen at the 16 Over 60 Awards Gala!
This is a glance at the event your nominee could have the opportunity of attending, and where they would receive their award if selected as a 2022 Honoree.