Medical Transportation Drivers Needed

Are you looking for a way to get involved in our community? We are in need  of volunteer drivers to assist with medical transportation. By driving Cass County residents to and from out-of-county medical appointments, you have the chance to help a neighbor in need.   Mileage is reimbursed. You must... (read more)



June Anniversaries

The Cass County COA would like to recognize the following employees that have work anniversaries in June:   Mike Faunce - 8 years Sadie Watson - 7 years Danielle Dilts - 6 years Marty Heirty - 4 years    



Dueling for Dollars Fundraiser

What a night! Dueling for Dollars, held at Marion Magnolia Farms, to a sold-out crowd, raised nearly $35,000 for our Meals on Wheels program! We had such a fun evening and want to thank all of our local sponsors, silent auction donors, and community members that contributed. If you would still like... (read more)



Celebrating Seniors in May

Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by the Administration for Community Living, OAM is a time for us to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of older Americans, highlight important trends, and strengthen our commitment to honoring our older... (read more)



COA Summer Concert Series Announced

The COA’s Summer Concert Series is back by popular demand.  Join us at the COA Lowe Center’s Pavilion for some great music and an opportunity to buy some good food from food truck vendors.    Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy there free outdoor concerts.   Concerts: June 16 Memphis... (read more)



Friends of Brownsville School looking for people who attended an integrated, one-room school

The Friends of Brownsville School, a committee of the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County, is launching an oral history project.    Did you attend an integrated, one-room school in Cass County?  If so, the Friends of Brownsville School would like to talk to you!  As announced in November,... (read more)



Cass County Historical Society Lecture & Event Series

APRIL 18           Annual Show ‘N Tell – Cass District Library Main Branch - Cassopolis - Bring your antiques and heirlooms and share your family history! -   Location: 319 M-62, Cassopolis, MI 49031   MAY 23            Living off the Land – Pokagon Tribe – Dowagiac  - Join us for a food sampling... (read more)



Three new members elected to the board of directors

Three new members were elected to the COA Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting on April 26.  The three new members are Cynthia Boss, Carol Churchill, and Audrey Salesberry.   Cynthia Boss is a resident of Village of Cassopolis and has worked for the Internal Revenue Service.  She is a graduate... (read more)



Two COA Board Members retire from the board

Jim Beebe and Marilu Franks, two long-time members of the COA board, have retired.  The COA bylaws state that board members can serve a maximum of three 3-year terms (for a total of 9 years).   Both have been active volunteers and particpants, and they have helped the COA grow a lot in the past... (read more)



Join the Healthy Aging Focus Group

By tapping into the perspectives of older adults, the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging helps inform the public, health care providers, policymakers, and advocates on issues related to health, health care and health policy affecting U.S. adults age 50-80 and their families.  ... (read more)