The Williams County Department of Aging is asking for seniors’ assistance in ensuring their records are up to date. Please update your personal contact information. If you no longer have a landline phone and use only a wireless phone, please make sure you have the correct number on file. This especially assists the home delivery drivers.
Alert86 is an emergency and non-emergency notification response program. When the website is fully functional, a representative from the Emergency Management Agency will come to each senior center site to explain the program and assist seniors in signing up for the program. The program allows seniors to choose the notifications they desire to receive.
Senior Day at the Williams County Fair is Thursday, September 11. Brunch is served from 10-11:30 at the fair. Please wear red, white, and blue for our veterans. Admission is free for seniors.
The Williams County Department of Aging consists of seven Senior Center sites in the county. The Bryan, Montpelier, and West Unity sites are open Mondays-Fridays while the Stryker, Edon, Edgerton, and Pioneer sites are open Mondays-Thursdays. Each site offers meals, activities such as bingo, crafts, Euchre tournaments, community speakers, and exercise as well as opportunities for special events and outings and great fellowship with other seniors! Each site has its own calendar of daily programming.
Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 is the evening meal at the Edgerton site serving 4:30-5:30 with bingo following the meal. Dinner menu consists of Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, Jell-O-O cake, and dinner roll.
Friday, October 31 is the Halloween party at the Montpelier site serving from 4:30-5:30 with costume judging, dinner, and entertainment. Dinner menu consists of chili, hot dogs, brownies, witches brew/punch. There will also be 50/50 drawings.
For more information about the programs and services available to Williams County seniors, call Donna Sprow, Executive Director at 419-633-4317. Each site has its own individual calendar of events. Flu shots dates will also be provided.
Also, please plan to attend the Rainbow of Wellness on Thursday, October 16 at the Veterans Memorial Building.