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It takes over 35,000 people to ensure things run smoothly on Election Day and we're calling on you to enlist.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's office is working with business leaders like you to get the word out about how anyone can become a poll worker, and in doing so, secure themselves a front seat to democracy in action.

In addition to serving their community, those who sign up will also be compensated for their time. They will earn around $100 for their service on Election Day and will also be paid for attending a training session. This could be used as extra spending money or even donated to a charity of their choosing.

It is important that elections in Ohio run smoothly and we hope you will consider making a day for democracy by partnering with Secretary Husted's office to get the word out to your employees and members about this important opportunity to serve the community, state and country.

For more information on making your business a partner, or to sign up to be a poll worker, visit www.DayforDemocracy.com.

For questions contact:
Karine Aswad
Marketing & Outreach Manager
Office of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted 
180 E. Broad St., 16th Fl. | Columbus, OH 43215
614.387.0854 | KAswad@OhioSecretaryofState.gov

Open Enrollment for Medicare
Ends  December 7th -  AAA7 Available for Assistance and Help

Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Are you aware that open enrollment for  some Medicare benefits ends December 7th? Open enrollment is the
time of the year when changes can be made in the plans and providers
you've chosen for your Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage
and/or Medicare Advantage option. If you wish to make changes,
you can only do so between October 15th and December 7th. Open enrollment is also a good time to run drug comparisons to make sure the Medicare Part D plan you are on is still your best option as Medicare Part D plans do change from year to year.

Upcoming Events Upcoming
55th Annual
October 12 - 13

Unique Creations by the residents of Bristol Village
 Handmade Jewelry  - Toys -  Paintings - Quilts - Stained Glass

Friday:  8am-3pm 
Saturday:  9am-Noon

Free Admission:   Information: Cherie Daniels (740) 947-2118

Tuesday, October 16

Bake Sale & Auction
Pike County Senior Center
Wednesday, October 17
402 Clough Street - Waverly

Monday, October 29
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Stand Up 
For the Stars
November 2

Daddy Daughter Ball
November 3

Mark Your Calendars
The Festival of Trees
Adena Pike Medical Center
Adena Health Foundation - Pike Fund
November 8
Bristol Village - Glenn Center

November 16 - 18
Waverly, Ohio

Events Include

Quilt Show - Beef and Noodle Dinner

Holiday 5K Run - Holdiay Craft Show

Queen tours - Various Shops Open

Pike Heritage Museum displays and Music

Wine Tasting and Art Show - Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull

Queen's Luncheon - Luminary Parade

Meet Santa and Friends - Lantern Tours

plus lots more...

Natural Resources & AgricultureAg
Way Farms
Farmers' Markets
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S ports - Health - Well Being
Volunteers Needed
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Chronic Disease Self-Management

Diabetes Empowerment Education
Diabetes Self-Management
Lawrence County - Starting November 5th
Scioto County - Starting November 7th
Chronic Pain Self-Management
Matter of Balance Falls Management
Gallia County - Starting November 1st
Jackson County - Starting November 1st
Tools for Caregivers
Jenni Dovyak-Lewis
Director of Community Outreach and Training
Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc.
F32-URG PO Box 500
Rio Grande, Ohio  45674
Office - 1.800.582.7277 Extension 224
Fax - 740.245.5844
E-Mail - jlewis@aaa7.org
Website -  www.aaa7.org
Helping You Age Better!

Feeding the Community
Accepting Donations at the YMCA
FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG)

The 2018 AFG application period has opened and will close on Friday, October 26 at 5:00 PM EST. Begin preparing for the FY 2018 open application period by reviewing the available application assistance tools below.
  • 2018 AFG Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
  • 2018 AFG Cost Share Calculator
  • 2018 AFG Narrative Get Ready Guide - Application
  • 2018 AFG Narrative Get Ready Guide - Narrative
  • 2018 AFG Self Evaluation Vehicle Acquisition
  • 2018 AFG Self Evaluation Operations Safety
  • 2018 AFG Application Checklist
Live AFG Webinars:
AFGP staff will host two live webinar series to educate organizations on what is new for FY 2018. The Application Workshop webinars will teach attendees about the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, its mission, which organizations and activities are eligible, and how to apply.
A Fire Program Analyst will provide updates that apply to the FY 2018 application and some help tips in preparing your application. We will also have our Application Walk-thru webinars which gives attendees a section by section view of the application with AFG staff to explain and answer questions.
FY 2018 Application Workshop Presentation
     *Friday, September 21st - October 5th at  9:00 a.m. EDT and 4:00 p.m. EDT
FY 2018 Application Walk-thru
     *Friday, September 21st - October 5th at 10:00 a.m. EDT and 1:00 p.m. EDT
Follow @FEMAGrants on Twitter:
Did you know that the FEMA Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) has an official active Twitter feed @FEMAGrants?  You can get the latest news and announcements concerning AFG and other Preparedness grants in real time.  Information concerning all FEMA grants including application dates, award announcements, and breaking news is updated and monitored.  Stay up-to-date on what's happening.

The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) recently announced updated guidelines for the Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup, including a program restructure that creates two grant categories: Assessment/Corrective Action and Cleanup and Remediation. The maximum Assessment/Corrective Action grant award is $250,000 and may include property assessment activities and cleanup or remediation activities. The maximum Cleanup and Remediation grant award is $500,000 and is restricted to cleanup or remediation activities.

Eligible applicants may apply for both Assessment/Corrective Action and Cleanup and Remediation grants for an eligible property.

To access the full updated guidelines, application and scoring matrix, please  click here .
For more information or questions about the program, please contact April Stevens at 614.466.4007 or via email at  April.Stevens@development.ohio.gov .

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) has announced the launch of AdvancingCities, a $500 million, five-year initiative to advance lasting solutions that will lead to more people connected to jobs with a career pathway and living with financial security, more small business owners growing and hiring, and economically vibrant neighborhoods.  The firm will invest in cities where conditions exist to help those who have not benefited from economic growth. This includes demonstrated, strong collaboration across the public and private sectors on solutions that create opportunity for people at risk of being left out of economic growth. Proposals must incorporate at least two areas of focus within JPMorgan Chase's  Model for Impact Solutions will help break down silos between local programs, strengthen underlying systems and advance holistic solutions to create more widely-shared prosperity.

Cities interested in applying for the AdvancingCities Challenge should visit  www.jpmorganchase.com/advancingcities. The RFP went live and closes on November 30, 2018. Winners will be announced in the spring of 2019.

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Employment Opportunities Employment
 Community Action  Committee 
Employment Opportunities
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  McDonald's Employment Opportunities
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