ALL SUBMISSIONS DUE BY JUNE 25, 2018 by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time.

Do you know a local Champion that is making a difference in the lives of older Americans in Central New York? Enter the WellCare® Champions Competition for a chance to be honored with a once-in-a lifetime, magical moment during a Syracuse Chiefs home game. For more details and the WellCare® Champions Competition Official Rules, visit
Before completing your submission, review our Tips for Nominations here.

* 1. 1. In your own words, why does your nominee deserve recognition?

* 2. 2. How have your nominee’s efforts made a difference for the better in the life of older Americans in Central New York? (Efforts can include, but are not limited to: creating solutions for relevant issues; enhancing the health and welfare of people with Medicare; advancing the cause for social justice; and/or collaborating to make Central New York a better place for aging adults.)

* 3. 3. Is there a specific incident or turning point that motivated your nominee to take action? Please give example(s).

* 4. 4. Does the nominee have a background or story that is so central to their identity that you believe their application would be incomplete without it? Please explain.

5. The WellCare® Grand Champion gets to designate a charity to receive a $10,000 donation from WellCare®. If your nominee was chosen as the WellCare® Grand Champion, what charity does he or she designate and why?

(Please note: The designated Charity must be a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization whose mission is to serve older adults or has programs or initiatives that are making a difference in the lives of an aging population. Examples of such charities, include, but are not limited to, Sheltering Arms Foundation, Meals on Wheels, Neighborhood Centers, Inc., Gateway to Care, and many religious organizations).

* 5. Name of Designated Charitable Organization

* 6. Charitable Organization’s 501(c)3 Identification Number

* 7. Website Address for Charity

* 8. Reason for Selecting this Organization (please provide details).

* 9. Nominee's First Name

* 10. Nominee's Last Name

* 11. Nominee's Email Address

* 12. Nominee's Phone Number

* 13. Nominee's Address (Street Address, City, State, Zip Code)

* 14. By completing this form, I, (name of nominator) agree that I have reviewed the WellCare® Champions Official Rules located on the website at and that the nominee will be subject to such Official Rules.

We like to recognize our nominators (if different than the nominee) – the person acknowledging what is special about your nominee. We also may need to contact you for further information.

* 15. Your First Name (Nominator)

* 16. Your Last Name (Nominator)

* 17. Your Email Address

* 18. Your Phone Number

* 19. Relationship to nominee (i.e. friend, co-worker)

Have a question about the WellCare® Champions Competition or the nomination process, visit our website at or feel free to email us at

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