NH DHHS - Honoring New Hampshire Seniors for Their Volunteer Service The Joseph D. Vaughan Awards

Honoring New Hampshire Seniors for Their Volunteer Service



The Joseph D. Vaughan Awards to be Presented on Monday, May 4, 2015



Concord, NH – New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas will join with Governor Maggie Hassan,

the State Committee on Aging (SCOA) and EngAGING NH on Monday, May 4th to

present the Joseph D. Vaughan Awards to senior volunteers.

SCOA and EngAGING NH have selected an individual or couple from each County

in the State to be recognized for their volunteer service. This award was

initiated in 1962 to memorialize the Honorable Joseph D. Vaughan, who was

instrumental in creating a State agency dedicated to the well being

of senior citizens. The awards recognize people age 60 and older for their

outstanding volunteer efforts on behalf of New Hampshire’s seniors.

The Vaughan Award presentation will begin at 1:30 PM in the Governor and

Council Chambers at the State House in Concord.



This year's recipients are:

Belknap County: Peter Cassell of Laconia

Carroll County: Richard and Alice Vierus of Center Conway

Cheshire County: Dr. Owen Houghton of Jaffrey

Coos County: Jacqueline Gagne of Berlin

Grafton County: Kate Kelly of Bethlehem

Hillsborough County: Ernest Gould, Sr. of Hillsborough

Merrimack County: Grace Anderson of Salisbury

Rockingham County: Charlene Mitchell of Newmarket

Strafford County: Lorraine Meyer of Farmington

Sullivan County: Kathleen Crevier of Marlow





EVENT 2015 Vaughan Award Presentation



DATE/TIME Monday, May 4, 2015

1:30 PM



LOCATION Governor and Council Chambers

State House - Room 208

Concord, NH