Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging and the Iowa Department on Aging are conducting a search for people who will be turning 100 years old to be honored by the office of the Governor.

Any Iowan born in 1913 (or before and not yet on the Iowa Centenarian Registry) qualifies for this milestone recognition. Per capita, Iowa ranks third in the nation in the number of centenarians.

If you, or a family member, has or will reach this important milestone and you live in Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Jackson, Marshall, Poweshiek, Tama, or Winneshiek Counties, please contact Janna Diehl at Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging by calling 319-272-2244 or toll-free at 1-800-779-8707.  Information can also be e-mailed to Diehl at jdiehl@nei3a.org. Names must be submitted no later than August 16.