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MatureLiving Edgewood Says Thank You to Volunteers National Volunteer Week 2009 was celebrated on April 19th – April 26th. The theme of this year’s recognition was “Celebrating People in Action” which was to commemorate the countless ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary things through service. On April 23rd Edgewood expressed admiration and gratitude to their many caring volunteers with an appreciation reception. These are individuals who selflessly give their time and talent to impart joy and happiness to the facilities family of residents.

A buffet table was decorated with purple and white flowers as well as matching purple napkins and plates. The table was spread with chocolate éclairs, iced cookies and a decorated sheet cake. Along with the desserts and coffee a special punch was also offered. Robert Blankenship captivated the audience with his voice as he sang a variety of Southern gospel selections. About half way through, certificates entitled “Hands that Serve….Hearts that Care” were presented to each group to thank and honor them for their exemplary dedication to

volunteer service, Edgewood’s organization, and the residents. “This was so nice. The music was beautiful!” said Elma Cuevas, their newest volunteer.

Ottawa County Seniors Sell Cookbooks Juanita Mills-Persely, Chairperson of the Ottawa County Senior Activities Committee has announced that its second cookbook, “Oldies But Goodies II” has been received and is now available for sale. “Not quite in time for Easter but definitely in time for Mother’s /Father’s Day, graduations, weddings , and Christmas. Our first cookbook, “Oldies But Goodies”, was such a success that we sold out in less than four weeks.” A follow-up to “Oldies But Goodies from the Seniors of Ottawa County, Ohio”, “Oldies But Goodies II” is comprised of over 300 recipes ranging in a variety of “handme-down” recipes such as “Poor Man’s Steak”, “Huevos

Rancheros” and “Kool Aid Pie”. The cookbooks sell for $10 each and can be purchased at any of the Ottawa County senior sites, at the Ottawa County Courthouse or at the Ottawa County Senior Resources, 8200 West State Rte. 163, Oak Harbor. The book will also be available at the May 13th Senior Day at Camp Perry. Volunteer Elma - Elma proudly shows off her cerProceeds from the sale of the cookbooks will go to the tificate. individual senior sites according to the number of books each site sells. For senior site locations call Ottawa County Senior Resources at 877-898-6459 or 419-898-6459 or Juanita Mills-Persely at 419-732-2617.

Miniature Golf Begins at Magruder The Magruder Hospital VIP Club will begin Miniature Golf at Island Adventures on State Route 53 North in Port Clinton, beginning May 8th. The group will meet regularly on the 2nd Friday each month from May through September. The doors at Island Adventures will open at 11 a.m. For $10, participants can enjoy golf, pizza and refreshments. Magruder’s VIP Club is for those 60+, and applications can be picked up in the Magruder Gift Shop, the Fulton

Street Café or online at and click on Seniors in the upper right corner. VIP members receive a bi-monthly newsletter with information about activities, screenings, updates and special events. This group also plays cards and games each month and bowls at Harbor Lanes from October through April. For more information, call the VIP line at 419-732-0208 or visit and click on the events calendar.

Spring Senior Day Tickets Available Ottawa County Senior Resources and Magruder Hospital have once again teamed up to present Spring Senior Day 2009 “All That Jazz” scheduled for Wednesday, May 13 at the Conference Center at Camp. This year’s theme – “All that Jazz” will feature the B-C-S High School Jazz Band and the Danbury High School Choir. The 2009 Senior Hall of Fame awards will also be presented during the

event. Tickets are $6 and went on sale April 15 at all Ottawa County Senior Centers, Magruder Hospital and the Senior Resources Office in Oak Harbor. Tickets need to be purchased prior to the event. For more information, contact your local senior center or call Senior Resources at 419-898-6459 or 877-898-6459.

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The Beacon - April 30, 2009  

Ottawa County's Largest Circulated Newspaper

The Beacon - April 30, 2009  

Ottawa County's Largest Circulated Newspaper