COA NEWS & EVENTS
The Crawford County Council on Aging will be presenting the 34th Annual Senior Citizens Day at the Crawford County Fair on Thursday, July 20th. Senior Citizens age 60+ will receive a free lunch (must have a ticket). There will be plenty of music, entertainment and local vendors in attendance. Those with a meal ticket will be entered into a door prize drawing and new this year a DANCE CONTEST. Tickets available starting Monday, June 26th by calling 419-562-3050. All attendees are encouraged to wear their 50's attire! See you at the Crawford County Fair!
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.
The Council on Aging is accepting applications/resumes' for a full-time Homemaker/Personal Care Aide to work Monday thru Friday, with an occasional weekend and holiday. Must show current STNA Certificate, valid Ohio driver's license, vehicle liability insurance and proof of reliable tranpsortation at time of application. 10 paid holidays annually. Contact Jennifer Rigney at 419-562-3050 for additional 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Your input is important to us. We appreciate your support and contribution toward our growing Activities Program!
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.
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