Rhoda Jennings Distinguished Older Advocate Award

CRITERIA (Must be completed for all nominations)

  • Nominee must have demonstrated effective advocacy for and/or leadership among older adults in the Southern region.
  • Nominee may be identified through previous recognition by local, state and/or national groups, or by volunteer groups.
  • Nominee must be age 65 or older.
  • Nominee should be a potential role model for successful aging through innovative contributions to society after 65.
2017 AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Nomination Deadline: March 10, 2017

2017 Award Winner

Mary Bethel

Past Winners

  • 2017 – Mary Bethel
  • 2016 – Richard W. Lindsay
  • 2015 – Bill Lamb
  • 2013 – Evelyn Newman
  • 2010 – Betty H. Wiser
  • 2009 – Austin Curry
  • 2008 – Mary M. MacKinnon
  • 2007 – Ann Johnson
  • 2006 – Wilson Wong
  • 2005 – Judy and Byron Thames
  • 2004 – David Levine
  • 2003 – Mary Ellen Cox
  • 2002 – Mary Casey
  • 2001 – Virginia Bell
  • 2000 – Dorothy Rose Crawford
  • 1999 – Rosalyn Carter
  • 1998 – Pauline Gore
  • 1997 – Stanley C. Walker
  • 1996 – Daisy L. Bates
  • 1995 – Florence L. Price
  • 1994 – Betty Friedan
  • 1993 – Georgia R. Duggins
  • 1991 – C. Colburn Hardy
  • 1990 – Margaret H. Jacks
  • 1989 – Eleanor Richardson
  • 1987 – Rhoda Jennings