Woods County Senior Citizens need temporary relocation


August 11, 2021

The Woods County Senior Citizens Center in Alva has experienced a number of trials lately. The center is the location for subsidized meals for senior citizens through the Southwest Oklahoma Development Authority.

When Covid-19 shut down the center, meals were distributed to the homebound and as carry-outs. Once things returned to a more normal schedule, the center learned in July that state funds, based on county population, have been reduced. They needed community donations of over $25,000 to continue to provide the average of 60 meals per day, four days a week. There has been great commu...

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