An annual award sponsored by CICOA

We’re looking for inspiring caregiver stories!  CICOA is accepting nominations for its 2019 Caregiver of the Year award, which honors one personal caregiver in Central Indiana who models courage, sacrifice, strength and creativity while caring for another.

The Caregiver of the Year winner will receive a $500 cash prize, be recognized at CICOA’s annual Signature Breakfast on April 11, and be featured in the May/June edition of KIT Magazine.

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Eligibility:

The Caregiver of the Year Contest is open to legal residents of Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby counties in Central Indiana who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and who served as a non-paid caregiver for a family member or friend in 2018. CICOA has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

Individuals submitting a nomination on behalf of a caregiver other than themselves must have the caregiver’s knowledge and consent.

Nomination Period:

Nominations for the Caregiver of the Year award are accepted through midnight on Friday, March 1 EST at www.cicoa.org/nominate.

Judges and Winners Selection:

All eligible entries will be vetted.by a panel selected by CICOA at its sole discretion. Submissions will be judged on overall impact.

Prize:

The winner will receive a $500 cash prize, be featured in the May-June edition of KIT magazine, and be recognized at CICOA’s annual Signature Breakfast on Thursday, April 11, 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Primo Banquet & Conference Center, 2615 E. National Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227.

Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these official rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the respective prize winner. All federal, state and local taxes associated with the receipt or use of any prize is solely the responsibility of the winner.

Publicity:

Participation in the competition constitutes the winners’ consent to the contest’s sponsors and its agents’ use of the winners’ name, likeness, story and hometown information for promotional purposes without further payment or consideration.

Intellectual Property Rights:

Contestants will retain all rights to any stories they submit. Contestants shall grant CICOA royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable rights in perpetuity to use submitted stories to advance the mission of the CICOA including, but not limited to, publication on the cicoa.org and careawarejourney.org websites, social media platforms, and in communications and/or other publications.

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability: 
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS CICOA AGING & IN-HOME SOLUTIONS,  KIT MAGAZINE, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. CICOA AND ITS PARTNERS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.

Questions:

Any questions regarding this contest should be directed to Dana Robinson, Director of Marketing & Communications, at drobinson@cicoa.org.

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