Now Accepting Nominations for the Nelson Acquilano Award

The Nelson Acquilano Award For Distinguished Services is a special recognition of the provision of exceptional dedication and service by a PROFESSIONAL in the field of alcoholism/chemical dependency, for contributions made to dependent individuals and/or family members, organizations, society or on behalf or related issues and concerns.


  • The nominee should be or have been employed as a professional within the field, noted by his/her dedication, competence, and compassion. The nominee should have been responsible for the assistance of individuals, families, or other contributions to organizations or greater society, in prevention, intervention or treatment of alcohol/drug abuse.
  • Length of service should be a factor of consideration.


All nominations must be made by April 18, 2016. 

  1. Download and print the NOMINATIONS FORM and return to:

Council on Alcoholism of the Finger Lakes
620 W. Washington St.
Geneva NY 14456


2. Fill out the following form.