Nominations Open for 2018 Sages Over 70

The 2018 Sages Over 70 will find themselves among some august names from past years.

Reward the local mentors, civic leaders and role models who have influenced you by nominating them to be honored as Sages Over 70. Through their creativity, talent and vigor, such people have helped our community grow and flourish.

Business Publications’ dsm magazine honors these remarkable achievers every November in print and in ceremonies with our annual Sages Over 70 designation. And we want your help in choosing them. To nominate a leader you know, return this nomination form by July 1. The nominee needs to be age 70 or older and should meet the spirit of these criteria:

  • Has demonstrated leadership through decades.
  • Has contributed and still contributes to the betterment of the community.
  • Has been a role model and mentor to others.

To submit a nomination or to learn more, click here.

Sages honored in previous years: James A. Autry, Chuck Betts, Margo and Don Blumenthal, Richard “Red” Brannen, J.C. “Buz” Brenton, Joe Brick, Donald Brush, Robert Burnett, Mary Campos, Joyce Chapman, Monroe Colston, Judith Conlin, Roxanne Conlin, Joy Corning, Patty and Jim Cownie, Paul Danforth, Johnny Danos, Phil Dorweiler, Elaine Graham Estes, Michael Gartner, Nolden Gentry, E.J. Giovannetti, Willie Stevenson Glanton, Barbara Graham, Edgar Hansell, H. Lynn Horak, David Hurd, Vernon Johnson, Gary Kirke, William Knapp, Mary Kramer, Elizabeth Kruidenier, Robert Larsen, Elvin McDonald, Polly Moore, R.W. and Mary Nelson, Kenneth Quinn, Robert Ray, Stan and Jody Reynolds, Stephen W. Roberts, Loretta Sieman, Neal Smith, Tom Urban, Jack Wahlig, Fred Weitz, Alan Zuckert.

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