Loudoun County, Va. (December 11, 2014) – Charlotte Nurge, one of Loudoun County’s most dedicated volunteers, has been honored by the Board of Supervisors.
On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, the Board presented a resolution of commendation to Nurge for her “extraordinary commitment and dedication to all her volunteer roles.” Nurge, 93, has been an active volunteer for the Area Agency on Aging since 1998.
The Board highlighted several of Nurge’s accomplishments, including:
- Service as Chairperson and member of the Commission on Aging;
- Instrumental role in changing the criteria of the Loudoun County Tax Relief program to enhance benefits for seniors;
- Instrumental role in accelerating the planning and design process for the Dulles South Senior Center;
- Support for adding an additional public comment session at the beginning of the 2nd Board of Supervisors’ meeting of the month, allowing seniors to an opportunity to provide public input; and
- Significant activism and support of improved transit options, including Metro, which has provided more transportation options for seniors.
The resolution also states that Nurge is “widely recognized and respected for her commitment to improving services for seniors” and her “wisdom, energy and integrity.”
In addition to the resolution, Nurge was presented with a plaque naming a future room at the Dulles South Senior Center as the Charlotte Nurge Recreation Room.