Karin Fraklin, Program Coordinator for January, introduced Ann Ruckdaschel, Program Director of Carin Hands and More for the last three years. Her experience gives her the opportunity to work with elderly, those with different abilities, those with mental heal issues and last, but not least, pre-adjudicated inmates. In 2004 Mayor Bruce Teague began home health care. In 2011 and 2012 the community became involved.  In 2023 there 9 homes serving the community.  There are day programs to help individuals learn basic things as to how ride the bus, go to art museums, play cards.  The idea is to provide socialization.  Home Health Care is available.   There is a cost 2 hours minimum, 4 hours at $30.00 per hour. Over 4 hours is $20 per hour.  Currently there is a staff of 30, The day program has a staff of 18.
President Jenny called the meeting to order at 7:05 am.  Karin Franklin said that if anyone is interested in Meals on Wheels let, her know. The District Forms are on the tables.
Currently we have two tables hosted and are planning on having a third table.  
Liz Nichols said that we are a go for Youth Exchange in all the schools.  Taylor Sung is the YEO, Beth Belding, and Catherine Pinter are interested in being Local Coordinators. 
We are looking for host families. 
Meeting adjourned at 8:00 am