The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio honored women making an impact in the Toledo area at its 2019 Women of Distinction ceremony at Lourdes University on Thursday, October 17. The event, designed to recognize individuals who serve as examples of the Girl Scout values of leadership and community service, recognized five honorees for their influence on the Toledo area. Recipients included Dr. Louito Edje of St. Luke’s Family Medicine Residency Program; Pamela K.M. Beall, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marathon Petroleum Logistics; Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, Interim Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services at the University of Toledo; Stephanie Rickle, Engineering Services Manager at Cooper Tire and Rubber Company; and Kim Sidwell, Director of Institutional Advancement at the Imagination Station.
A first time grandma reflects on the changes a baby brings to holiday family gatherings By Lisa Alleman Thanksgiving 2018. We gather around my dining room table to eat our turkey dinner with urgency. Unlike other years, the turkey is not the main event. My daughter, who is 5 months pregnant with our first
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash We all know that cooking your own Thanksgiving dinner can be a bit stressful at times. Luckily, there are other options for both dine-in and pick-up if you want to skip the laborious work and relax with your family and friends. We’ve put together a list of some of
Senior citizens and others with conditions that render them especially susceptible to COVID-19 aren’t just struggling because of the potential for contracting the virus — the isolation from months of lost social interaction has been devastating for many. Assisted living facilities, highly regulated, controlled environments when it comes to social isolation, finally allowed visitation with
As winter sets in, isolation increases for older adults, but there are ways to limit loneliness. In a year that has been defined by isolation, loneliness may increase in the next few months as flu season, cold weather and a possible uptick in COVID-19 become the norm. It seems likely that many holiday activities will