200 S. Spring Street | Bucyrus, Ohio 44820 | (419) 562-3050

The Crawford County Council on Aging is a private non-profit organization established in 1974. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life and promote independence for older adults in Crawford County by providing in-home and community-based services which will allow them to live with dignity in the community.

 

COA NEWS & EVENTS

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who stopped by to support the State of the Sandwich restuarant on wheels during their visit to the Crawford County Council on Aging!  Your support is greatly appreciated! 
Join the staff for a community Halloween Breakfast on Thursday, October 26th from 9am until 11am at the Senior Center.  This event is open to the public.  Happy Halloween!

The Council on Aging is now accpeting applications for a Full-Time Homemaker/Personal Care Aide and 2 Part-Time Transportation Service Drivers.  Please stop by Senior Center to fill out an application or drop off your resume.  You can call 419-562-3050 for additional information.   

Thank you to everyone who supported the Crawford County Council on Aging's Chicken BBQ. 

The Crawford County Council on Aging is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Golden Years Hall of Fame!  Call 419-562-3050 for more information.  Induction Ceremony scheduled for October 19th!

 

 VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO DELIVER TO
HOME-BOUND SENIORS IN CRAWFORD COUNTY!

 

 

The year may be 2017, but when you walked into the Youth Building at the Crawford County Fair on July 20th you were back in the 1950’s.  Over 375 seniors, caretakers, vendors and entertainers attended the 34th annual Senior Citizens day event organized by the Crawford County Council on Aging.

The Crawford County Council on Aging offers a variety of services for county residents.  Call 419-562-3050 (toll free 1-800-589-7853) for more information and to start today.

Senior Garden now available for local seniors to enjoy!  Call 419-562-3050 for more information. 

Over 200 Crawford County Seniors enjoyed a day of fun, food and fellowship on May 18th as they attended the first annual Senior Extravaganza at the Trillium Event Center.  The Crawford County Council on Aging partnered with the CU Leadership to provide a community event in recognition of Older Americans Month. 

Over 80 community members were in attendance during the Crawford County Council on Aging's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Friday, April 14th.  The Staff at the Council on Aging welcomed visitors of all ages with a bake sale, a pancake and sausage breakfast,a craft area and pictures with the Easter Bunny.  Special thank you to Hord's Livestock who assisted in sponsoring the event and those who supported and attended.   

The Timken Foundation presented the Crawford County Council on Aging with a check on Tuesday, April 4th. The Council on Aging received a Timken Foundation grant to purchase a new convection oven and to update company computer software. Thank you to the Timken Foundation for your support. Pictured: (l to r) Michele Hoffman, Fiscal Manager; Laurie York, Nutirition Cook, Brittany Locker; Nutrition Supervisor; Cassie Herschler, Executive Director; Robert Hiltbrand, Timken Plant Manager

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!! Print off the attached survey regarding our current Activities Program at the Crawford County Council on Aging.  Fill it out and return it to the Senior Center or email it to coa@cccoa.org.  Your input is important to us.  We appreciate your support and contribution toward our growing Activities Program!
The Crawford County Council on Aging is available to senior citizens, groups and civic organizations to use the assembly area and parking lot of the Senior Center for activities, meeting and fund raising events.  The facility can be reserved for events on a first come, first served basis.  There are three rental options available along with a $50 deposit.  Each reservation requires a signed "Building Rental Agreement".  Contact the Council on Aging at 419-562-3050 to make your reservation or for additional information. 
The Crawford County Council on Aging Board of Trustees selected new Officers for the 2017 fiscal year.     
We Honor Veterans Ceremony to be held on November 4th at 1:30pm at the Crawford County Council on Aging sponsored by Kindred Hospice.  All veterans who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, and their family and friends are invited to attend.

On October 18th the Council on Aging inducted five “Outstanding Senior Citizens” into the “Crawford County Golden Years Hall of Fame”.  The program held at the Senior Center recognized; (Pictured left to right) Front Row: J. William (Bill) Stepro of Galion, Rev. Lewis Copley of Galion, Back Row: James Croneis of Bucyrus, Carol Kable of Galion, Carl Watt of Galion. 

On September 22nd the Council on Aging held a volunteer ceremony to honor all the Senior Center volunteers for their years of service.  If interested in becoming a volunteer please contact Brittany Locker at 419-562-3050.
Thank you to Sue Stander from Norton's Flowers.

Crawford County Council on Aging, Heartland of Bucyrus, and Crawford County Fair Board sponsored the 33rd Annual Senior Citizens Day at the Crawford County Fair on Thursday, July 21st. 

 

 

Accessories Bingo event raised over $1,000 toward Activities Department!

Ribbon cutting was held on May 20th for the new kitchen.  Pictured are Chamber of Commerce members, community members and Council on Aging staff.

The Bucyrus Rotary Club raised money and donated over $7,000 to purchase a new convection steamer for our new kitchen.  Pictured is Rotary members and Cassie Herschler, Council on Aging Executive Director