Older American Reception Date Changed to May 30, 2014

Sierra Madre, CA. - March 25, 2014
Sierra Madre will be honoring Dick Johnson as the 2014 Sierra Madre Older American of the Year at a local reception held at the Hart Park House Senior Center on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 4:30-6:00 PM

Richard ‘Dick’ Johnson
Richard ‘Dick’ Johnson
photo credit: Jeff Lapides

The City of Sierra Madre Community Services Department and the Senior Community Commission are happy to announce that Richard ‘Dick’ Johnson has been selected as the 2014 Sierra Madre Older American of the Year. Mr. Johnson’s contributions to the community have been numerous over the years including his service as Chairman for the Annual Art Fair, President of the Historical Preservation Society, and a Library Board Trustee. In addition, he has volunteered for the local AYSO, coached Sierra Madre Little League and Pony League teams, and presently serves as a Board of Trustee for the Sierra Madre United Methodist Church.

Each year the President of the United States, the Governor of California and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors designate the month of May as Older American Month. In recognition of Dick Johnson’s dedicated volunteer service to the community, Sierra Madre will be honoring him at a local reception held at the Hart Park House Senior Center on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 4:30-6:00 PM.

For more information on the Older American Reception or on how you can assist with honoring Dick Johnson, please contact the Senior Services Desk at (626) 355-7394.