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Area Agency on Aging Presents Grant to Colonel Crawford Graduate


  Posted on July 2, 2012

Area Agency on Aging Presents Grant to Colonel Crawford Graduate Lanna Neale

Congratulations to Lanna Neale, a 2012 recipient of a $1000 grant from the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA).  Ms. Neale is the daughter of Keith Neale and Dale Emary of Crestline.  She is a graduate of Colonel Crawford High School and is pursuing a nursing degree at Muskingum.  Lanna works part time at Franks Treat Time in Crestline and is a volunteer for the Jefferson Township Fire Department. Duana Patton, CEO of the AAA, presented the grant to Lanna on June 20, at Jefferson Township Fire Department in Crawford County. Also on hand for the presentation, was Chief Rory Furr.  

This grant is one of six (6) $1,000 grants the AAA Board of Trustees elected to provide this year to individuals for higher education or classes benefitting the field of aging. There were more than 80 applications submitted for the six (6) grants. Other 2012 Grant awardees include:

Suzanne Lifer, Shelby, OH (Richland County)
Kathy Pinyerd, Galion, OH (Crawford County)
Nathan Rosich, Mansfield, OH (Richland County)
Brenna Kurilec, Mt. Gilead, OH (Morrow County)
Aaron Gabriel, Upper Sandusky, OH (Wyandot County)

In addition, Claire Lee, Republic, OH (Seneca County) was selected to receive a $2500.00 Merit Scholarship.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. serves a nine county district of Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca and Wyandot Counties, providing assistance to those age 60 and over and disabled.  The AAA can be reached at (419) 524-4144 or (800) 560-5799.

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CONTACT:   
Bev Rosich, Communications Manager
Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
780 Park Ave. West
Mansfield, OH 44906
Phone: (419) 522-5612 or (800) 522-5680, Ext. 1157
Fax:     (419) 522-9482
Email:  brosich@aaa5ohio.org