Nominations Opening Monday, May 22-Monday, July 14
Event on Saturday, October 7, 2023
Brunch and Program – 11:30am
Fellowship Chapel Banquet & Conference Center – 7707 W Outer Dr., Detroit, MI
Honoring exceptional older adults who prove
IMPACT IS AGELESS
The 70 Over 70 Next Chapter Awards, presented by Hannan Center, represent the human potential that continues and in many cases increases with age. Awardees reflect the diverse interests, accomplishments and lifestyles of older people in Michigan.
Congratulations to the 70 Over Seventy Class of 2022!
Debbie La Pratt
Wardell Montgomery, Jr.
Civic and Community Leadership
Reverend Ronald Griffin
Dr. James Snow
Dr. Yonnie Fowler
Dr. Benn Gilmore
Ed and Karen Ogul
Dr. Diane P. Fleming
Judge Freddie Burton, Jr.
Reverend Dr. Lottie Hood
Reverend Dr. Oscar King III
Reverend JoAnn Watson
Dr. Prudentia Worth
Shirley Mae Fuqua
* Impact Award Winner
These individuals have made outstanding and significant contributions to their communities in their lifetime and exemplify aging in a way that others aspire to experience. These awardees continue to participate in new careers, mentorship opportunities, volunteerism, and other impactful endeavors.
These awardees participate in the creation, teaching and/or development of art. They continue to improve communities by giving them greater access to art, increasing their knowledge of the craft, and creating exceptional work.
These awardees have created innovative solutions to known challenges within their communities. They are leaders in developing social, cultural, and economic change to improve lives.
These awardees have fostered a spirit of service in others by maintaining meaningful involvement in civic service. The depth and scope of their work has had a great impact on the communities they serve, and their inspiring commitment and passion to their work continues to bring others into service.
Awardees will have entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. They will have taken the time to shape ideas into well performing ventures as well as operationalize innovation and demonstrate resilience. Awardees will have either newly entered the entrepreneurship field by starting or supporting a new business or have owned and operated their own business within the last 10 years.
Awardees demonstrate a lively curiosity and willingness to study new subjects or have a serious involvement with a specific subject matter. They treat learning itself as a valued part of life and through it find ways to continuously recreate themselves through personal and/or professional growth.
These awardees have consistently contributed their talents, skills, and support to family, friends, and neighbors with little recognition. They have a deep, tireless, and quiet commitment to service that enhances the quality of life in their communities, and positively influence many circumstances from behind the scenes.