Wednesday, August 30, 2006

NAELA Powley Award - Call for Nominations!

A call for nominations of the 2006 Powley Elder Law Award!!   

The Powley Elder Law Award is presented annually to a NAELA member who is recognized in his or her community as a leader in promoting a greater understanding of the rights and needs of elders and persons with special needs and of how elder law attorneys advocate for those rights.

The award is established in the memory of Wes and Helen Powley, grandparents of NAELA Member, Tim Takacs, CELA. Both Wes and Helen were active in civic affairs for all of their lives and Wes practiced dentistry well into his 80s. The award is funded by a grant from the Takacs Family Foundation.

The recipient of the Powley Elder Law Award will be announced at the 2006 NAELA Institute, to be held at The Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2  6, 2006. A $1000 cash grant will be made in the recipient's name to the non-profit organization of his or her choice.

Nominations may be submitted no later than October 2, 2006 to the NAELA office, 1604 N. Country Club Rd., Tucson, AZ 85716, attn: Bridget Jurich, or emailed to

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