Baskets of Care recently delivered its 1,000th “Comfort Bag” to a patient diagnosed with breast cancer. The local nonprofit was founded in 2010 by Gail Cooper to help women and men diagnosed with breast cancer navigate their journeys to physical and emotional wellbeing. The Comfort Bags contain books and other educational materials and comfort-care products including a chocolate bar, a heart-shaped pillow, and a shawl knitted by volunteers. 419-283-9003. basketsofcare.org
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.