Welcome to Mature Services
Keeping pace with the changing needs of older adults since 1975.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction or mental health issues, now is the perfect time to check out our Avenues to Recovery division. They provide a host of services to older adults and conduct most of them directly on-site and not by referral to another organization.
A Big Thanks to United Way of Summit County
We received our funding distributions for 2014 - 2015 from the United Way of Summit County in the amount of $113,936. These funds will be allocated to the various divisions of Mature Services, Inc. We are very thankful for their generosity and ongoing support.
We would like to congratulate our President/CEO
Linda Valentine on her recognition as April's 'Notable
of the Month' by the Women's Network.
She was recognized at a luncheon held on April 4th,
at the Fairlawn Country Club.
We would like to introduce the newest members of our Board of Directors.
David Ionno - Financial Advisor, Assistant Vice President - PNC Investments
Gary Lyon - General Manager - Safeguard
Melinda Smith Yeargin - Attorney - Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs
We are glad to have you with us!
United Way of Summit County on track for record campaign
On January 14th, the United Way of Summit County held a Campaign Cabinet Appreciation Reception to thank those leaders who were instrumental in the 2013 campaign, which is projected to reach about $12,200,550. Our own Linda Valentine, President and CEO is holding the first '0' in the photo.
We would like to thank the following for their generous contributions and continued support. These funds go directly to our programs and services.
The Hillier Family Foundation: $2,800 grant to fund the cost of training expenses for our Homecare staff.
BJ's Charitable Foundation: $5,000 grant designated to fund the cost of mileage reimbursement for errand services provided for homebound clients of the Homecare Program.
The Sisler McFawn Foundation: $7,500 grant to our Homecare division.
Arthur Kelly Fund of Akron Community Foundation: $10,000 (1st Time Award!) grant for homecare services.
John A. McAlonan Fund of Akron Community Foundation: $10,000 grant for our Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition program.
Fairlawn Area Chamber of Commerce: $800 in funds to provide essential errands and in-home services to homebound individuals in Summit County.
GAR Foundation: $50,000 grant for homecare services.
The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation: $15,000 grant for homecare services.
The Charles E. and Mary K. Booth Family Fund of Akron Community Foundation: $2,000 grant for homecare services.
Another big thanks goes out to the Hartville Northside Vendors for donating a 'van full' of food items to our Emergency Food Pantry.
We are pleased to share our 2013-2018 Strategic Plan
As we approach 2015, our 40th Anniversary Year of service to the community, we feel the time is right to look back on our accomplishments, analyze our service sectors, and determine a comprehensive plan for the agency's future.
In addition, our mission statement is now: Mature Services provides high-quality programs to empower the economic, social, physical, and mental well-being of adults as they age.
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MISSION: Mature Services provides high-quality programs to empower the economic, social, physical, and mental well-being of adults as they age. Founded in Akron,
Ohio in 1975 as a senior citizen program, it has since become an independent, nationally respected organization with offices throughout the state.
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