The Area Office on Aging and Toledo Public Schools received a statewide award for their partnership from the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging recognizing an innovative association between the two organizations. The Award recognizes unique and creative programs that meet the needs of older Ohioans and serve as models of excellence. The partnership hosts an annual senior prom and helps grandparents and relatives raising children with support to keep those children out of the foster care system. Additionally, it provides the TPS Golden Apple Card, with free admission to TPS sporting and music events as well as access to use the schools for walking inside during the colder months, and outside on the track, weather permitting.
Interview with three people who are viewing their retirement as an end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one.
For seven years—three as an outstanding center and four as the team’s coach—Greg Puhalski, whose nickname is “The Chief,” was a central figure on the Toledo Storm hockey team.