The Veterans of the 1 North Memory care unit at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio will now be able to enjoy the new outdoor patio area recently remodeled with money raised by the Ohio Elks and the VAC. The renovation includes new fencing, additional concrete and walkways, benches, flower beds, and repairs to the gazebo. This area gives the residents of 1 North a safe place to spend time outside.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 9, 2019. Among those attending were Veterans from 1 North, Elks Past Grand Exalted Ruler Jim Nichelson, Ohio Elks State President Mark Ratliff, OVH administration and staff, many Elks from around Ohio and representatives of the VAC.
Ohio Elks Veteran representative Mary Beaston would like to thank all of the Elks lodges , the Elks State association, and the VAC for their donations to this project. and a special thank you to all the people at OVH for their help and support to complete this renovation.