Mary Pine Award nominations deadline June 9

Submitted to the Pioneer
MECOSTA — The deadline to nominate a deserving volunteer for the Mary Pine Award is approaching, with nominations due by Friday, June 9.

The Mary Pine Award will be presented at the 29th Annual Senior Enrichment Day on Wednesday, June 28, at Big Rapids High School.

The award is designed to find and honor special citizens, age 55 and older, who use the gifts of a long and productive life to benefit Mecosta County in a positive manner. Special consideration will be given to those “unsung heroes” whose efforts and civic spirit may not ordinarily receive adequate recognition. The Awards Nominating Committee is looking for unique people who act behind the scenes or in a subtle way, avoiding publicity and notoriety.

The nomination form may be found on the Senior Enrichment Day website, The nomination form also is available at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, contact the Mecosta County Commission on Aging at (231) 972-2884.

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