ARLINGTON, Va. – Experience Works, a national training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Maine’s outstanding older worker. The winner will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in his or her home states for contributions to the work force and local communities.

The awards program is part of Experience Works’ national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of older workers.

Applicants must be 65 years of age or older, a resident of Maine, currently employed, and working at least 20 hours each week for pay. Applicants who are part of a subsidized employment program funded by the local, state or national government are not eligible for this award.

An online nomination form or a printed nomination form may be accessed at The deadline for nominations May 31.

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