Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Rance Carpenter honored at Governor's Conference on Aging

The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) hosted an awards program to honor individuals from around the state, who have shown outstanding dedication and compassion about aging issues, during the Governor’s Conference on Aging on December 9, 2011

Rance Carpenter, of University of Illinois, in Springfield, received the Joyce Sill Memorial Award. Carpenter worked at the Illinois Department on Aging for 26 years and was responsible for the administration of all Older American Act Title III-C nutrition funds. He also helped create a new home delivered meal fund.

After serving the aging network, he was recently selected as director of the university’s Graduate Public Service Internship Program in the Center for State Policy and Leadership.

Carpenter was featured in an December 12, 2011, article in the Aledo Times Record.

Read the article online