Mature Services represented at the ADM Recovery Challenge
On May 18th, the Summit County ADM Board conducted their Recovery Challenge 5k obstacle course on the grounds of the Interval Brotherhood Home in Akron.
Mature Services President Linda Valentine, along with Penny Holvey, Laura Kidd, Rick Eash, Danea Rhodes, Elizabeth Shartle, Adrienne Shartle, and Chris Richardson proved they had what it took to complete the race while showing their support for one of
our partner agencies.
Priscilla from our Portsmouth office received a new printer through ECO free basic computer-training.
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University of Akron Team Won for Mature Services!
The competition was tough, but The University of Akron (UA) Nutrition Team won for Mature Services as part of the University's Pay It Forward Project. They created a nutrition-focused project/presentation for our organization and were selected by a panel of three community leaders as the best. Thanks to the team, we will receive $2,500 to purchase a commercial freezer and promotional materials for our expanding home delivered meals program. This will benefit our program for 15 years, which has doubled since October with 5 new clients per week.
Mature Workers' Job Fair attracts nearly 700 job seekers
This year's Mature Workers' Job & Career Fair was held on April 11th at the Akron Fairlawn Hilton. Nearly 700 job seekers attended the fair and were greeted by employers from 34 companies. In addition to the employer booths, job seekers could apply online at the computer station and gain some valuable information and tips from the presenters of the four free workshops.
Thanks to all of the employers, staff and volunteers for making the event a success. Click here for event coverage including photos and video.
Good nutrition on a budget
RSVP's Shopping Matters program educates groups of participating shoppers about nutritious meal options that are also easy-on-the-budget.
Recent tours have been conducted at the Save-A-Lot on Copley Rd. in Akron. We would like to thank Save-a-Lot for donating $10 gift cards for participants to use as they practice smart shopping. Upcoming Shopping Matters events to be announced, stay tuned.
Looking to internship or volunteer?
The "Can Do Crew" welcomes individuals who would like to engage in a variety of projects and tasks. Are you a whiz at data entry? We could use some help updating our contact lists. Do you thrive on seeing the difference a coat of paint can make? Put on your work outfit and come on down. Click here to learn more and sign up to join the Crew!
A special thanks goes out to our intern Katherine Knapp and volunteer Katie Baker for their "Can do" contributions to our agency.
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MISSION: Mature Services, Inc. promotes successful aging by
providing the highest quality programs and services to support,
strengthen, and empower adults as they age. Founded in Akron,
Ohio as a senior citizen program, it has since become an independent, nationally respected organization with offices throughout the state.
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