Community Briefs

What’s happening in your community (updated May 19)

NEWLY POSTED: Brookdale hosting workshops on VA aid & benefits, June 5 Brookdale Bowing Green is hosting two free educational workshops about the VA Aid and Attendance benefit on Tuesday, June 5, at 2 and 6 p.m. These events are open to the public and will take place at the community, which is located at 121 North Wintergarden Road, Bowling Green, Call 419-354-5300 to register. There are 9.2 million veterans still living that served in World War II, Korea, or Vietnam. These soldiers and their surviving spouses may be eligible for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Aid and Attendance Pension, which offers a monthly tax-free benefit, ranging from $1,176 to $2,169 per month. Veterans Financial is the Senior Living Industry’s leading provider of information about the Aid & Attendance Pension benefit. During our workshop, we review the eligibility criteria and show how thousands of families, even in cases of higher net worth, have become eligible for this benefit. If you are unable to attend the workshop, please visit or call 1-800-835-1541 for more information.   La Conexion to host Solidarity Ice Cream Social, May 20 La Conexion de Wood County will host a Solidarity Ice Cream Social, Sunday, May 20, 5-6:30 p.m. in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Church St., Bowling Green. There will be an informal community conversation about what  can be done  to support immigrants, including those who are subject to arrest. (Click to see related story.)   Sono Nova to perform Faure quartets at museum, May 20 The Sono Nova Chamber Orchestra will perform music inspired by the Toledo Museum of Art’s collection Sunday, May 20, at 3 p.m., in the Great Gallery. Just as the realism of romantic art gave way to the fixation of capturing color and atmosphere, so Gabriel Faure’s two piano quartets that Sono Novo will perform demonstrate the evolution from functional form and harmony to a preoccupation with sonic color, energy and aural mood, hallmarks which would dominate the…

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