Anchorage's Glaser recognized for service
June 1, 2021 | View PDF
Congratulations to Gordon Glaser, who was announced in May as the winner of this year’s Ron Hammett Award for outstanding service to seniors in the Anchorage community. Gordon was scheduled to be presented the award at the Older Americans Month kick-off event May 26 at the Anchorage Senior Activity Center.
Gordon has served on the Anchorage Senior Activity Center’s board of directors since 2011, six years of which as board president. He also serves on the Alaska Commission on Aging, currently as its board chair, and on the state’s Pioneer Homes Advisory Board. He had a long career with the state of Alaska, serving as Health Program Manager and Education Specialist with the Division of Public Health. His duties focuses primarily on training public and private agencies on health promotion and injury prevention.
Ron Hammett was a well-known advocate in Anchorage, having served on the Senior Citizens Advisory Commission, was board chair for the Anchorage Senior Center, and volunteered for AARP. Ron passed away in 2004 and the Anchorage Senior Citizens Advisory Commission created the award in his honor.