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Archive - Feb 21, 2014

Taking seniors for a ride

February 21, 2014

For senior citizens who are unable to drive and cannot rely on friends or family members, the Auglaize County Council on Aging (ACCA) offers a transportation service for individuals who are 60 and over.

Agency in search of visitors

February 21, 2014

Auglaize County Council on Aging is searching for caring individuals to volunteer in the "Friendly Visitor" program, which connects volunteers to homebound seniors in their communities.

The idea to bring volunteers into senior's homes started approximately 10 years ago at the center with ACCA Executive Director Christina Roby. While the center's elderly community continues to grow, so does the need for volunteers.

Housing options abound

February 21, 2014

The Wapakoneta area offers many options for seniors looking for senior housing, ranging from independent homes to full-time assisted living care.

Otterbein located at 100 Red Oak Drive in Cridersville offers a variety of levels of care, and is considered a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), meaning you can entire into the facility in an independent home and as seniors graduate into needing more assistance there are different levels of care options available.

Chili today, help all year

February 21, 2014

With Thursday marking the 39th annual Sertoma Chili Day, those who work the event seemed to have gotten the process down to a science.

“It’s pretty much a well-oiled machine at this point,” Sertoma Club member Brian Schlosser said. “Everyone knows what to do and how to do it.”

Schlosser noted that some club members have been working the event for more than 25 years.

“These members enjoy what they do or else they wouldn’t have stayed around as long as they have,” he said.

Wapakoneta recognizes progress

February 21, 2014

Six local businesses were recognized for their improvement throughout the past year during the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce 2014 Progress Awards breakfast on Thursday.

Three roads closed due to floods, repair

February 21, 2014

River Road between state Route 65 and Greely Chapel is closed due to high water, as well as Townline Kossuth between St. Marys Kossuth and Rapp Road.
Greenville Road between state Route 364 and Tri-Township Road will be closed until further notice for road repair

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