Denise Niese, executive director of the Wood County Committee on Aging, was given the Star Award from the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services programs at the association’s annual conference in San Diego last week.
Ms. Niese was honored for promoting elderly nutrition through advocacy and education. She is a board member for the Ohio Association of Senior Centers and serves on the National Institute of Senior Centers’ accreditation review board.
She was key in helping to find funding for a new kitchen to make meals that are home-delivered to seniors in Wood County. Ms. Niese also helps prepare weekend meals at the Wood County Senior Center.