FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lincoln, NE – The Bloc is proud to bring the 50 OVER 50 NE Awards to Nebraska for the first time in 2020. The 50 OVER 50 NE Awards will honor top achievers over 50 years old in Nebraska. Candidates will be judged on both professional accomplishment and involvement with civic organizations. We are accepting nominations in two (2) categories. The first category, considered the “select” category, is for nominees over 40 but under 50 years old. The second category considered the primary category, is for nominees 50 years old and over. The nominees must meet the age requirement as of June 30th, 2021 to be considered for recognition.
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Success happens at all ages whether it is a continued success or newly found success. Samuel Jackson, Morgan Freeman, Susan Boyle, Peter Dinklage, Stan Lee, Betty White, Martha Stewart, Ronald Reagan, Henry Ford, Abraham Lincoln, Julia Child, “Colonel” Harland Sanders, are all great examples of success after 40. They are late bloomers.
“So, what exactly does it mean to be a late bloomer? Simply put, a late bloomer is a person who fulfills their potential later than expected; they often have talents that aren't visible to others initially... And they fulfill their potential frequently in novel and unexpected ways, surprising even those closest to them. They are not attempting to satisfy, with gritted teeth, the expectations of their parents or society, a false path that leads to burnout and brittleness, or even to depression and illness... Late bloomers are those who find their supreme destiny on their own schedule, in their own way.” – Rich Karlgaard
About THE BLOC
Here at THE BLOC, we empower communities to change the quality of life of all community members. We know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion for the range of activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors, we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs and the love for our community.