Posted on September 1, 2023
Ontario OH – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., is proud to announce the 2023 Ashland County Outstanding Senior Citizen is Bob “Buck” Fraizer.
Mr. Fraizer has been the primary laborer and coordinator of a remodeling project at Christ Community Evangelical Free Church. He also serves as the team leader on their building and grounds team and Helping Hands ministry. He is a true servant of the community and strives to help others.
In the presence of family, friends, and dignitaries, Bob Fraizer was honored on Wednesday, August 30th at the Area Agency on Aging, located within Hawkins Conference Center, hosted by Duana Patton, Chief Executive Officer at the Area Agency on Aging, and Jason Painley, Corporate Board President.
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 must first be nominated by an individual or organization involved with seniors. They are then 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, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence and dignity.