Do you know a Nassau senior who has selflessly helped others this past year and is worthy of the title "Senior Citizen of the Year"?

The county award is given to a Nassau resident 60 or older who has shown "outstanding concern and action" for the community.

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The 2012 winner was Herman Eli Soblick of Franklin Square. According to the county's website, Soblick, born in 1924, is a retired educator and "has spent countless volunteer hours working with and on behalf of our youth and today is a tireless volunteer for his local senior citizen organization."

To be eligible, the senior cannot be an employee of any social-service organization, unless he or she is an unpaid volunteer.

Nominations must be submitted on an official application form. To get one, call 516-227-8919, or email Michele.Greenblatt@hhsnassaucountyny.us. Nominations must be received by April 1.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the time period of Soblick's award.