Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. conducted its year-end meeting Dec. 1 at the Mid Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield. More than 400 seniors, service providers, board, advisory council members, staff and other dignitaries were in attendance.
CEO Duana Patton and board of trustees President Kathy A. Daniels, presided over the program and meeting, which highlighted accomplishments of agency for 2011.
The agency also
presented the following awards:
Project Collaboration Award: Red Ball Jets and Mansfield Area Y Running Club.
Community Partnership Award: Renaissance Theatre and Richland County Project Lifesaver.
Advocate of the Year: Simply EZ Home Delivered Meals.
Elected Official of the Year Award: State Senator David Burke.
Dolores "D" Wisenbarger of Butler, was inducted into the agency's hall of fame.
Becky Strickland of Crawford County was recognized as a retiring trustee member who had fulfilled the maximum number of years of service.
Area Agency on Aging can be reached at (419) 524-4144 or (800) 560-5799.