Monthly News & Updates:
January 2018
As we kick off a new year, we are excited to also kick off our 50th Anniversary Celebration! Thank you for being a partner with us serving the Buckeye Hills region!


Angie Lawrence

Buckeye Hills is pleased to welcome Angie Lawrence as our new Human Resources and Payroll Manager. Angie joins us from The Schwendeman Agency where she has assisted with our corporate benefits since 2004. She has been in the Human Resources field since 1999.  

Angie earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Marshall University and an MBA from Waynesburg College in Pennsylvania. 

Karen Pawloski
Pawloski Appointed to State Association Transportation Subcommittee

Congratulations to Karen Pawloski, Transportation Coordinator, on her recent appointment as the Vice-Chair of The Ohio Association of Regional Councils' Transportation Directors Subcommittee.
The Ohio Association of Regional Councils comprises 24 agencies serving more than 1,500 municipalities, villages, townships and counties and representing over 10 million residents of those communities around the state. Transportation drives economic development and regional councils are primary drivers of the regional transportation system.
2018 Transportation Meeting Dates:

Public Meeting Notice: Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Technical Advisory and Citizens Committee Meetings
The Buckeye Hills Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Technical Advisory and Citizens Advisory Committees have set the 2018 meeting schedule:
  • Friday, January 19
  • Friday, April 20
  • Friday, Aug. 17
All meetings will be from 10a.m. - noon at Buckeye Hills' office located at 1400 Pike Street in Marietta. If you have any questions regarding RTPO meetings, please contact Karen Pawloski, Transportation Planning Coordinator at 740-376-7658.

2018 Regional Advisory Council Leaders Appointed
The Buckeye Hills Aging & Disability Division Regional Advisory Council elected officers for 2018. They include (from left): Vice-President, Monroe County Commissioner Carl Davis; with Aging & Disability Director Jennifer Westfall; Secretary Sarah Hoover and President Herman Gray.  
The Regional Advisory Council (RAC) serves as a liaison between Seniors and their local County Councils on Aging. The RAC is formed of representatives from those County Councils on Aging and other Buckeye Hills appointees. We look forward to a great year in 2018!
Long-Term Care Ombudman Director Flanigan to Retire
Kim Flanigan, Director of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, has announced her plan for retirement in Feb. 2018.   
Buckeye Hills Regional Council is relinquishing the administration of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program effective February 28, 2018. We would like to thank both Kim and LTCO Specialist Sue Davidson for their longevity, dedication, and service to Buckeye Hills Regional Council and this region.  They both began their tenure with Buckeye Hills in 2006.

Kim Flanigan
Sue Davidson

Help Available to Eligible Seniors for Cost of Home Heating

Ohio's Home Energy & Assistance Program can help with winter costs! Call 1-800-331-2644 today!  

Upcoming Classes!
Savvy Caregiver and Everyone with Diabetes Counts classes are organizing for the new year!  Learn More! 

Buckeye Hills Regional Council
 740-374-9436 or 740-373-6400 | 1400 Pike St. - Marietta, OH  45750

Misty Casto: Executive Director
Rick Hindman, Asst. Executive Director
Bret Allphin - Development Director
Jennifer Westfall - Aging & Disability Program Director

Buckeye Hills Regional Council is organized as a voluntary organization of local government political subdivisions to foster cooperative efforts in regional planning, and implementing of regional plans and programs.
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