From volunteering at local hospitals, theaters and shelters, to overcoming tragedy, several New Jersey senior citizens have shown why they deserve to be recognized for their accomplishments.

As part of our recent “Salute to Seniors” feature, we at NJ 101.5 along with our sponsorship partner, American Senior Magazine, asked our listeners to nominate a very special senior each week. Last week, we welcomed those very special seniors to our studios to meet with Dennis and Judi and enjoy lunch.

Many of the seniors were accompanied by the loved ones and friends who nominated them and the staff at NJ 101.5 enjoyed hearing their stories. Several of them even had an opportunity to join Dennis and Judi in the studio during their show.

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Toniann Antonelli is digital managing editor for programming at NJ 101.5. She can be reached at, or on Twitter @ToniRadio1015.

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