The state of Indiana will bestow its highest honor for senior citizens Monday at the Statehouse. Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann and Indiana Family & Social Services Administration Secretary John Wernert will present this year's Golden Hoosier Awards. May 15, 2015

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Lt. Governor Ellspermann and Dr. Wernert to present 2015 Golden Hoosier Awards

Highest Honor Bestowed upon Senior Citizens by the State of Indiana

WHEN: Monday, May 18, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. ET

WHAT: Ceremony to recognize recipients of the 2015 Golden Hoosier Awards


-Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann

-Dr. John Wernert, Secretary, Indiana Family & Social Services Administration (FSSA)

-Yonda Snyder, Director, Indiana FSSA Division of Aging

WHERE: Indiana Statehouse

Background: The Golden Hoosier Award recognizes senior citizens throughout Indiana for their ongoing commitment to community service. The award has been given annually since 2008 to citizens who have devoted their lives to the betterment of their communities by serving others. The Lt. Governor and FSSA Secretary will honor these individuals at the event on behalf of FSSA's Division of Aging and the administration. The Golden Hoosier Award is the highest honor bestowed upon senior citizens by the State of Indiana.

Source: The Office of Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann

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