A tradition that began out of Boston in 1909 is still being carried out today in Bow, New Hampshire as the Selectmen seek nominees for the oldest resident in town. Nominations will be accepted through December 1, 2018 and the only requirement is that the person must be a resident of Bow for the previous 12 consecutive years. Please nominate a neighbor, loved one, or even yourself! The Selectmen look forward to bestowing an honorary cane and recognition to our oldest resident. Nomination forms are available at the Municipal Building, Library and Recreation Department, as well as, on the town website www.bownh.gov. Or you can call (603) 223-3910 to request a form by mail.
Eligibility Criteria: The recipient must be the oldest in Town, based on the information provided as part of the application period. There is no minimum age requirement; however, the recipient must be a resident of Bow and be domiciled in Bow, as defined by the State, for at least the previous 12 consecutive years. Adopted by the Board of Selectmen, May 2017.
NOMINATIONS DUE BY December 1, 2018