Home-delivered meals mean a lot to volunteers, seniors alike PDF Print E-mail
Written by GEOFF BURNS BGSU Student Writer   
Friday, 11 April 2014 09:10
A Wood County Production Kitchen employee packs up coolers full of meals for individual driving routes (Photos by Geoff Burns)
Julie Rose loaded the trunk of her car with 14 hot meals and started the engine. She pulled out of the parking lot and headed to her first destination.
"I'm going to be their age someday and I hope (this service) is there for me when I need it," Rose said. "It makes you appreciate what you have and what you don't have."
The Bowling Green resident is driving a route during her own lunch break, something she embarks on each week to voluntarily deliver hot meals to the elderly of Wood County 60 years and older. Deliveries are made directly to their homes.
Her route is one of four trails that navigate throughout Wood County, serving as a volunteer service for delivering hot meals to 14 of the 70 local residents hosted by the Wood County Committee On Aging (WCCOA).
Rose averages approximately 100 miles each month driving to every destination on her route, and pays for her own gas in doing so.
"It's not an issue or a big commitment," Rose said. "It's worth it to me."
Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014 12:12
Senior Events Calendar: 04-04-14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Friday, 04 April 2014 09:51
Events are April 6-12 at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.
9 a.m.  Class: Get Fit by Video
10-11 a.m.  Class: Advance I-Pad taught by BGSU students; $5 for manual, advance registration
Noon-Lunch:  Pork Chop or Vegetable Lasagna
1 p.m.  Program: Wii Bowling
1 p.m.  Class: Water Fitness, Bowling Green Care Center, 850 W. Poe; $15 for 6 weeks, register
1-4 p.m.  Contract Bridge and Euchre
2 p.m.  Class: Water Fitness, BG Care Center
2:30-4 p.m.  Class: Pots & Plans Cooking: Topic "The Pressure is On" advance registration
Otterbein Portage Valley hosts April Breakfast of Champions PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 April 2014 09:43
PEMBERVILLE - Otterbein Portage Valley Lifestyle Community presents its monthly Breakfast of Champions on April 25 at 9 a.m. at the Portage Valley campus north of Pemberville on Pemberville Road.  
Following a complimentary continental breakfast, guest speaker Dr. Deborah Wooldridge, president of the Bowling Green chapter of the American Association of University Women, will give an overview of Tech Trek, a week-long camp in June held at Bowling Green State University for eighth-grade girls.
Campers are immersed in activities that empower and encourage young women to think about themselves as future scientists, engineers, mathematicians and computer specialists.   
Teck Trek is sponsored by the AAUW.
Senior Briefs: 04-04-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 April 2014 09:43
Milton Twp. alumni banquet April 26
TONTOGANY - The Milton Township Alumni Banquet will be held on April 26 at 6:15 p.m. at the Lybarger-Grimm American Legion Hall.
Reservations are due by April 17. For more information contact Ruth Garrett, secretary-treasurer of the Milton Township Alumni Association, at 419-823-1108.
90 Plus Spectacular set May 19 in BG PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 April 2014 09:34
90 Plus Spectacular returns for 2014. It will be held May 19 at 3:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive, Bowling Green.
This dinner party will consist of corsages for the 90 plus participants sponsored by Sterling House of Bowling Green, a slide show, entertainment sponsored by Witzler-Shank Funeral Home and awards recognition of individuals 90 years and older from the Wood County Commissioners and elected officials sponsored by Wood Haven Health Care.
Family members and friends are invited to attend the event. Dinner for those 90 and over is sponsored by Heritage Corner Health Care Campus and Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home and Crematory. Guest will need to reserve their seats with advance payment for dinner.  Special diets available with advanced notice.
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