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Preble County Council on Aging
Preble County Council on Aging
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Preble County Council on Aging

"Celebrating 41 Years of Service" - (1973-2014)

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THURSDAY NIGHT WEEKLY DANCE

Music by Don Pease and the Country Ramblers

"Continuous on Thursday Evenings"

4:00-7:00 pm - Admission $3 single/$5 couple

DOOR PRIZES - 50/50 DRAWING - DOLLAR FOOD MENU

The Gathering Place, 501 Nation Avenue, Eaton, Ohio


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LEGENDS IN CONCERT with MARV REIER is on a break for the next few months.

There will be no concerts until further notice. Thank you.

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NORTHERN CONNECTION "Lunch & Learn" MEETING

Lunch will be provided by Brookhaven Retirement Community, Brookville, Ohio. Speaker is Christy Staton from Crossroads Hospice. See details at: www.facebook.com/northernconnectionofpreblecountyohio

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 11:30 am

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 301 East Main Street, New Paris, OH 45347

Please RSVP by January 12th to 937.437.8484.

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Let's Travel in 2015!

December 16 - A representative from Joy Tour & Travel will be at the Preble County Senior Center, 800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton, Ohio for a couple hours one afternoon a month to answer questions about upcoming trips planned for the PCCOA Time Travelers. The reps will also be able to take reservations, accept payment for trips and update you on all new fun and exciting trips that are planned by Joy Tour & Travel  in 2014 and 2015. Joy Tours is a full-service travel agency as well as a tour operator. They have been in business since 1985. You can also reach Joy Tours by calling 513.777.8221 or toll-free at 1-800-875-4569.

A 2015 Travel Preview Meeting, presented by Joy Tour & Travel, is scheduled at the Preble County Senior Center for Friday, January 23rd at 1:00 pm.

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    Winter Utility Assistance

    As the seasons change and winter weather is around the corner, utility rules and the types of assistance that is available to consumers who are at-risk of having their natural gas and electric utility services disconnected also change. The Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel (OCC), Ohio’s residential utility consumer advocate wants to make sure consumers know their rights as well as what options and help is available.

    On Monday, October 20, 2014 ...the annual PUCO Winter Reconnect Order (WRO) went into effect, providing utility consumers who are in disconnect status (either have a utility shut off or have a shut –off notice) more options and flexibility in managing their situation.

    Customers in disconnect status can use the rule between October 20th 2014 and April 15, 2015 to restore or maintain their service by paying the amount owed or $175, whichever is less. There are no income restrictions. Customers must sign up for a payment plan to pay any remaining past-due balance on their utility bill.

    Households that are income eligible (at or below 175% of the federal poverty level: $41,213 gross annual income for a family of four) may use funds provided through the Winter Crisis Program to pay the $175 required under the WRO. This program, which is part of HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) will provide up to $175 to restore or maintain a household’s gas or electric utility services.

    Customers can apply for the Winter Crisis Program (from November 3rd through March 31st), also known as E-HEAP (or Emergency HEAP) in person at their local Community Action Agency, 304 Eaton Lewisburg Rd, Eaton, OH 45320 (937.456.3800). Energy Assistance Program Applications 2014-2015 are also available the Preble County Senior Center, 800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton, OH 45320 (937.456.4947) from November 3rd through March 31st. Questions: Call the Ohio Development Services Agency hotline at 1-800 282-0880.

    More information about the Winter Reconnect Order and the Winter Crisis Program as well as many other utility issues can be found on OCC’s website – www.occ.ohio.gov.

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LUNCH IS WAITING FOR YOU AT THE

PREBLE COUNTY SENIOR CENTER.

If you are age 60 or older (spouse can be younger), we invite you to join us in the Courtyard Cafe at the Preble County Senior Center for lunch between 11:00 am to 1:00 pm weekdays through our Congregate Meal Program. Income eligibility is not required. You will have a one-time registration for the meals during your first visit. The sugg...ested donation for lunch is $2.50. Transportation may be available. Menus are provided. Lunch always includes an entree, one or two sides, and usually a fruit or dessert item, plus bread, and milk. This is a nutritionally balanced meal that meets one-third of the daily Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA), as set by the National Research Council (NRC) for this age group and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Published by the Secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services and USDA). For more information on the Congregate Meals, please call the Senior Center at 937.456.4947. P.S. Daily lunch reservations are preferred, but if you find yourself in town at lunchtime, we invite you to stop in for lunch. Again, transportation may be available for you to come into the Senior Center for lunch. Call the Senior Center at 937.456.4947 and ask for the Transportation Department.

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Congratulations to
BUDDY MUNCY
PCCOA's Employee of
the Month for October 2013. Not only do our clients praise Buddy for a job well done, but Buddy finds cost savings ways for PCCOA to save money on maintenance and upkeep on   our vans and other equipment.
Thanks Buddy!


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Mission, Vision, Values

MISSION

We will partner with our community in assuring the best quality of life for our seniors now and into the future. 

VISION

 The Vision of the Preble County Council on Aging is to advocate and provide resources for seniors to remain healthy and independent.

 VALUES 

We promote an attitude of honesty and integrity in all organizational operations. 

We understand that each person is unique. We recognize and respect our individual differences. 

Courtyard Cafe
COURTYARD CAFE OPEN FIVE DAYS A WEEK - MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

Serving lunch at the Preble County Senior Center, 800 East St. Clair Street, Eaton, Ohio

11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

 

 

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Good Food - Reasonable Prices - Pleasant Atmosphere

Individual reservations not needed. Group reservations appreciated.

Carry-out available on full menu. Call 456-4947.

 

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Phone: 937-456-4947
or 1-800-238-5146
Fax: 937-456-6565
Email us

Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm

Activities

Mon Dec 22 @09:00AM - 10:00AM
Fitness Fun Hour
Mon Dec 22 @01:30PM -
Board of Trustees Meeting
Tue Dec 23 @09:00AM - 10:00AM
Fitness Fun Hour
Tue Dec 23 @12:30PM -
Bridge
Tue Dec 23 @06:00PM -
Line Dancing & Clogging
Wed Dec 24 @09:00AM - 10:00AM
Fitness Fun Hour
Wed Dec 24 @12:30PM -
Sewing
Wed Dec 24 @01:00PM -
Cards

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