CACY Offers ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ Virtual Activity
CACY is offering adults a ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ virtual activity to help them spot and deal with risky behaviors in teens. The interactive display provides clues to identify whether a child is showing favorable attitudes or behaviors towards substance use. It also sheds light on current trends in youth attitudes concerning drug paraphernalia, alcohol, medication and inhalants.
To play the game, visit cacyohio.org/hidden-in-plain-sight/.
Area Agency on Aging to Host Cryptocurrency Scam Awareness Event
The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. will be holding a cryptocurrency scam awareness event in Marion. Representatives from the Area Agency on Aging, Marion Senior Center, Marion County Council on Aging, ProSeniors, Ohio Attorney General and Marion Job and Family Services and Adult Protective Services will be present to discuss types of cryptocurrency scams, identity theft, and tips to detect and prevent such scams.
The event will take place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday at The Brickyard on Main, 135 S. Main St., Marion. It is free and intended for older adults, finance professionals, and community members who engage with older adults. Registration is not required but space is limited. This event will be livestreamed on Aug. 4 on the Agency’s Facebook page.
AU Launches Talon Track Program with Ashland City School District
Ashland University and the Ashland City School District have partnered to launch Talon Track, a program that provides educational opportunities for high school students. The program includes a permanent kiosk, AU faculty visits, college credit plus courses, and more. Additionally, graduating seniors from the partner school will receive $1,000 tuition and $1,000 housing scholarships if they enroll at AU and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.