COA NEWS & EVENTS
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!
The Crawford County Council on Aging will be holding a back to school Chicken BBQ at the Senior Center on Thursday, August 31st! Drive-thru carry out only, tickets are $8 each! Call 419-562-3050, stop by the Senior Center or see any Council on Aging Employee to purchase your ticket(s). All proceeds benefit the Activities Department.
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.
Senior Garden now available for local seniors to enjoy! Call 419-562-3050 for more information.
The Crawford County Council on Aging's Spring Chicken BBQ was a great way to kick off the season toward warmer weather. Thank you for your support.
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
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.
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.
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