Committee on Aging will participate in March for Meals PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 14 March 2014 09:15
The Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. will once again be participating in the March for Meals "Community Champions" program along with elected officials and community champions from across Wood County. Over 30 elected officials are set to participate - from township trustees, to council members, to mayors, and many more, including U.S. Congressman Robert Latta, of Ohio's 5th District.
Latta will be riding with WCCOA driver Jack Klein on Wednesday. He will start at the Wood County Committee on Aging's Production Kitchen, located at 1860 E. Gypsy Lane Road, Bowling Green, at approximately 10:15 a.m. and ride with Klein to deliver warm meals to older adults across Wood County.
Most elected officials and community champions will participate on Wednesday, with others participating on different days throughout next week.
Wayne Senior Center to host indoor scavenger hunt PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 14 March 2014 09:15
WAYNE - Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. (WCCOA) will conduct the third annual Indoor Scavenger Hunt on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Wayne Senior Center site at 202 E. Main St..
Teams of no more than six will take part in this fun event.
Wayne Mayor Janet Stoudinger will compile a list of items for each team to search for. Teams will bring in items they believe to be a part of the scavenger hunt and look to see if their items match those items on the Mayor's list.
Over 35 people participated in last year's event. Wayne's police chief also assists in the running of the event.
Refreshments will be provided.
For more information about the scavenger hunt, call the WCCOA Programs Department at 419-353-5661 or 800-367-4935.
Kingston Rehabilitation opens up third floor PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 March 2014 09:37
PERRYBURG - Kingston Rehabilitation of Perrysburg, a skilled nursing facility, has recently opened the third floor of its building.
To better serve the community, Kingston has expanded their skilled nursing section by making the third floor available to patients. The rooms provide a level of home-like comfort with guest rooms located on the upper floors and away from the activity of the lobby and therapy area. An elevator that travels directly to the rehabilitation gym or pool allows patients to privately bypass the main lobby.
The state-of-the-art facility features an advanced design with many critical pieces of medical equipment built into every patient room. Items including oxygen and suction are piped into the room for easy access and immediate service. Generally these items would have to be transported to the room by staff members when needed.
Wood County Retired Teachers plan luncheon meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 March 2014 09:37
The Wood County Retired Teachers will meet March 20 at noon at First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green.
Chef Mike Zaborniak has selected Irish stew over biscuits as the menu entree. The cost is $12.
Doris Herringshaw, Wood County commissioner, will be the guest speaker. She will discuss what is new in Wood County government, including highlights of the past year and issues coming up for the future.
Book-grant baskets will be on tables for member donations. Food pantry items are also welcome.
Elected officials are signing up to deliver meals around the county PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 March 2014 09:36
The Wood County Committee on Aging plans to participate in the Meals on Wheels Association's "March for Meals" program again this year.
During the week of March 17-21 elected officials from across Wood County will get involved by delivering hot meals to older adults in the communities in which they serve. Participants are expected to include everyone from mayors to council members, to trustees, judges and others.
March for Meals is a national campaign aimed at creating awareness of, and ending, senior hunger. Since 1975, the WCCOA has provided seniors throughout the county with the resources they need to maintain their independence and enjoy this season of life.
March 17-21 is the national "March for Meals" Community Champions week. Most elected officials will participate on March 19, with some participating on a different day that week. Elected officials will pick up their meals at one of the six senior centers around the county or - for those delivering in the city of Bowling Green - at the production kitchen located at 1860 East Gypsy Lane Road at approximately 11-11:30 a.m. They will then deliver those meals to a specified route in their community.
Elected officials are continuing to sign on.
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