Area Office on Aging Volunteer Wins Best in the State Award

. July 1, 2016.
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The Area Office on Aging RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) volunteer, Gerry Tremblay received the Platinum Award recently at  Medical Mutual’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer Statewide Awards Luncheon, recognizing him as the top senior volunteer in the State.

Gerry has dedicated more than 15 years and 3,600 hours to helping seniors.  As an integral part of the Toledo Police Department’s and Area Office on Aging’s Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol, Gerry checks on the living environments of homebound seniors and also educates older community members on fire safety, emergency preparedness and fall prevention while also working part time, through the 911 Cell Phone Program to provide cell phones to older adults for emergency use.

In addition to his endless support of senior safety programs,  he serves treasurer for a program at St. Vincent DePaul of Toledo which helps those in need with financial assistance for rent, food and utilities.

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