The Coshocton County Beacon December 4, 2019 - Page 24

Board of DD and OSU Extension partner on cooking classes By Josie Sellers Josie Sellers | Beacon Phyllis Gallion is pictured helping Collette Burdette make homemade humus. Burdette is the Snap-Ed program assistant at the Ohio State University Coshocton County Extension Office and recently started offering classes at the CCBDD’s office on Chestnut Street for their clients and staff. COSHOCTON – Did you know your plate should be half full of fruits and vegetables and the rest with proteins and grains? This was one of several healthy eating tips that Collette Bur- dette shared during a cooking class for clients of the Coshocton County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD). Burdette is the Snap-Ed program assistant at the Ohio State University Coshocton County Extension Office and recently started offering classes at the CCBDD’s office on Chestnut Street for their clients and staff. The Nov. 20 class focused on serv- ing sizes. One way Burdette demon- strated this was to use colored water and ask her students to pour how much they would drink into a glass. “Your Non-Profit Choice for Local Home Care” • Skilled Nursing • Wound Care • Therapies (Physical, Occupational, & Speech) • Personal Care and Homemaker Services • Medication Reminders • Private Duty • Title 20 Services Serving Coshocton, Holmes, Muskingum, & Tuscarawas Counties. Contact us Today! 740-622-7406 230 S. 4th St., Coshocton • Call to Order and Drive-thru to Pick Up TRY OUR BUCKEYE SPECIAL! On any Buckeye game day get an XL pizza with the works & a dozen wings. ONLY $ 20 .00 * OPEN SATURDAY AT NOON! Pizza • Calzones • Sub Sandwiches Wings • Salads *Pizza however you want it. Wings Traditional or Boneless! COSHOCTON – There will be a benefit held for Sabastian Wethy who was a victim of shaken baby syndrome. Wethy’s mother had a job but had to stop working to care for the baby, so the community is rallying behind her. The weekend-long event will begin Saturday, Dec. 14 with a chili lunch and supper at the Coshocton Elks Lodge, 434 Chestnut St., from noon to 6 p.m. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, a bake sale, and a Chinese auction. Monies will be used toward medical expenses for the baby. For more information, contact Geneiva at 740-575-2606 or Bev at 740-610-7388. The benefit will continue Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Army Navy Garrison. There will be a pool tournament at noon with a S E RV I N G : 0023_100219 or less and be from inexpensive items. We had their (our clients) pro- viders get involved too because they are the ones who usually help them with buying food and serving.” Every class will provide the oppor- tunity for a hands-on activity and the chance to sample what they’ve made. Burdette said she has already seen the classes making a difference in people’s lives. “I had one girl tell me she drinks six glasses of water a day now and stopped drinking pop,” she said. Another class member wrote Burdette essays on healthy topics and Phyllis Gallion shared that she is already making healthy choices with her drinks. “I drink no sugar tea and no sugar Coffee-Mate,” Gallion said. Fundraiser to be held for victim of shaken baby syndrome Our array of services includes: She then reminded them to check the label before they pour and use smaller cups to help prevent them from drinking more than a serv- ing. Similar demonstrations were done with cereal bowls and a box of crackers. “The key is to pour only a serving size and not go back for seconds,” Burdette said. Later in the class they were able to make their own healthy snack of fresh cut vegetables and homemade humus while also discussing kitch- en safety. “Our population has higher inci- dents of obesity and diabetes,” said Sherrie Simmons, provider relations manager for the CCBDD. “This will help them learn to make healthier choices and most of what they make in the class will use five ingredients Calcutta at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $20 with 50 percent benefiting the baby. Single play- er, double elimination, valley rules apply. There will be a spaghetti dinner begin- ning at 1 p.m. which will be by donation. All food is donated, so all proceeds go toward the baby. A live auction will begin at 3 p.m. In the evening, Tyndal Creek Band will be playing music. Entry to mu- sical entertainment is by donation with all proceeds going to the baby. Contributed | Beacon Drive With Confidence All Winter Gift Certificates Available! 120 Main Street We s t L a f a y e t t e 740.545.9525 Pizza Shop Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday 3pm-9pm Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday Noon-11pm 24 THE BEACON 110 WEST PINE ST., COSHOCTON, OH 43812 PH: (740) 622-7993 • FAX: (740) 622-7987 • www. coshoctontire .com DECEMBER 4, 2019