The Ottawa County Task Force on Aging invites the community to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day—Building Strong Support for Elders, at a brief ceremony at the Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center on Friday, June 16 at noon. Judge Frederick C. Hany II from the Ottawa County Common Pleas Court, Probate-Juvenile Divisions, and Stephanie Kowal, Director of Ottawa County Job and Family Services, will have brief remarks.
Attendees are encouraged to wear purple.
In addition, Ottawa County Job & Family Services will host Croghan Colonial Bank’s “Elder Scam Awareness” program at their building 8043 W. St. Rte. 163 in Oak Harbor on Thursday, June 15 from 9-10:30 a.m. Financial crimes against the elderly are on the rise. Attendees will learn about the warning signs, response resources and who to turn to for help. RSVP to 419-707-8645 or 419-707-8638.