|Essay: Ohioans asked to share how they are inspired by age|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 19 April 2013 08:15|
COLUMBUS - May is Older Americans Month, and Ohio's theme for 2013 is "Unleash Your Power: Be a Golden Buckeye!"
The Ohio Department of Aging invites Ohioans of any age to submit a written, photo or video essay that completes the statement "I am a Golden Buckeye and I unleash my power by…" Submissions will be accepted via the department's page on Facebook and by postal mail through May 31. The department will highlight selected submissions on its website and social media.
"As the nation is being encouraged to unleash the power of age, we are turning to our Golden Buckeyes to tell us how they choose to live healthy, active lives defined by their actions and contributions," said Bonnie Kantor-Burman, director of the department.
From now through the end of May, visit www.facebook.com/OhioDepartmentOfAging/ and post your response to the department's timeline. Posting requires a free Facebook account.
Individuals also may submit their essays by mail to: Ohio Department of Aging; ATTN: Communications Unit; 50 W. Broad St./9th Fl.; Columbus, OH 43215-3363. Note that photos and videos cannot be returned.
Visit www.aging.ohio.gov to learn more.
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