Spirit of AGE Celebration

In lieu of the traditional AGE Awards, AGE hosted a new virtual event on July 16, 2020, to celebrate the 2020 AGE Award recipients, recognize our Legacy Fund donors, and commence AGE’s new Guardian Fund. This virtual fundraiser also included a digital silent auction, raffle, and VIP Dessert Boxes to raise $8,000 to support AGE’s COVID-19 related virtual and basic needs services, as well as funds to purchase necessary PPE for when AGE’s programs are able to re-open.

Thank You to our "Spirit of AGE" Sponsors:



2020 AGE Awards Honorees

Willie Kocurek Vital Aging Award – Richard Sansbury

Honors an older community member who exemplifies the concept of vital aging and who is accomplished in the areas of self-determination, self-sufficiency, civic engagement, and quality of life.

Bert Kruger Smith Vision Award – Barbara Tocker

Honors a person or organization whose vision has enhanced the older adult community and who has shown foresight and energy in implementing programs, services, or legislation that serves older adults.

AGE Philanthropy Award – Becky and Lee Shidlofsky

Honors a person or organization whose extraordinary generosity has supported work benefiting older adults.

Community Service Award – Beth Menke and Peggy Bailey

Honors a person who has volunteered  on behalf of the older adult community.

Joyce Lauck Legacy Award – Mary Jane Berry

Honors a person whose professional commitment goes above and beyond his or her job description to impact the lives of older adults.