OCES to Hold Fundraiser at Starland Sportsplex and Fun Park On September 17
This event is open to the public.
A portion of the proceeds from purchasing an all-day pass and/or food will benefit OCES’ Nutrition Department.
Tickets for ALL-DAY pass can be purchased at the door on the day of event. Tickets are $50 for all day passes including access to go-karts, Eurobungy trampoline, drop tower, rock wall, mini golf, bumper cars, laser tag and XD dark ride. Discounted prices will be available for children four years old and under.
If you have questions regarding the event, contact OCES at 508-584-1561 ext. 372. If you would like to donate visit www.ocesma.org/donations
OCES Nutrition Program
OCES’ Nutrition Program, which consists of Meals on Wheels, Community Dining, and Grab & Go meals, is critical to many older adults. Through OCES’ Nutrition Program, hundreds of nutritious meals are delivered each day to adults age 60+ living within 23 communities in greater Plymouth County. These "Meals on Wheels" are essential, nutritionally-sound and satisfying meals planned by a nutritionist. With the help of hundreds of volunteers, the meals are delivered to individual homes. For many of OCES’ most vulnerable older adults and individuals with disabilities, the delivery is not only a delicious meal, but also often the only social contact of the day. Connection to the community through Meals on Wheels is also a safety check to make sure these individuals are okay.
Meals on Wheels and Community Dining menus are published in COA newsletters and on OCES' website at https://www.ocesma.org/nutrition-menu/.
For a list of Community Dining meal sites, visit https://www.ocesma.org/community-dining/. Please call the meal site to make a reservation.
For more information about Meals on Wheels or Community Dining, call OCES at (508) 584-1561.
Founded in 1974, OCES proudly serves greater Plymouth County and surrounding communities. OCES is a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Brockton with a second office in Plymouth. OCES is designated as one of 23 Aging Services Access Points (ASAPs) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Through the talent of an experienced and diverse workforce, OCES supports the independence and dignity of older adults and individuals with disabilities by providing essential information and services that promote healthy, safe living which positively impacts our community. The agency offers several programs to serve older adults, individuals with disabilities, their families, and caregivers. For more information call 508-584-1561 or visit www.ocesma.org.
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