Posted on August 27, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ontario OH – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. is proud to announce that Margaret “Maggie” Clark has been selected as the 2021 Morrow County Outstanding Senior Citizen Award recipient. She was honored on Friday, August 27th at the Cabin at the Morrow County Fairgrounds.
“A place held sacred by Maggie,” said Nicole Williams, VP of Outreach and Development of the Area Agency on Aging, is the location to recognize all of the selfless acts of volunteerism by Maggie. Friends, family, former co-workers, and county officials were present at the Outstanding Senior Award Ceremony.
Dedicating 43 years of service working for the Morrow County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Maggie guided hundreds of individuals with developmental disabilities from childhood into adulthood. Continuing to make a difference in her community, she is passionate about educating voters, helping the Community Center, and being an ambassador throughout Morrow County, including the Morrow County Fair.
Each year the Area Agency on Aging honors senior citizens who are making a difference in their communities and present a positive image of aging. There is one award recipient for each county in the Agency’s service area (Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot.) Awardees are selected by the Agency based on the impact of their contributions and accomplishments within the community, made after reaching age 60.
The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 2131 Park Avenue West in Ontario 419-524-4144, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence, and dignity.