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Area Agency on Aging Presents Grant to Galion Resident

  Posted on July 2, 2012

Area Agency on Aging Presents Grant to Galion Resident Kathy Pinyerd

Congratulations to Kathy Pinyerd, a 2012 recipient of a $1000 grant from the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc.  Ms. Pinyerd, of Galion, OH, is pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Business/Finance at North Central State College.  She will graduate with her two degrees in August 2012. Ms. Pinyerd serves as the Operations Assistant at the Area Agency on Aging and has been employed at the Agency since 2006. In addition, she serves as Financial Secretary at the Galion Free Methodist Church and is wife to Kirk Pinyerd and mother to Kevin Pinyerd, both of Galion, Ohio. Marcia Rice, Vice-President of the Board of Trustees, presented the grant to Kathy on June 6, 2012 at the AAA office.  

This grant is one of six (6) $1,000.00 grants the Agency on Aging 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:

Nathan Rosich, Mansfield, OH (Richland County)
Brenna Kurilec, Mt. Gilead, OH (Morrow County)
Lanna Neale, Crestline, OH (Crawford County)
Aaron Gabriel, Upper Sandusky, OH (Wyandot County)
Suzanne Lifer, Shelby, OH (Richland 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 Area Agency on Aging can be reached at (419) 524-4144 or (800) 560-5799.


Bev Rosich, Communications Manager
Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
780 Park Ave. West
Phone: (419) 522-5612 or (800) 522-5680, Ext. 1157
Fax:     (419) 522-9482