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Bodey named to OSU Homecoming Court

Mikayla Bodey, a 2013 graduate of Graham High School and a senior majoring in Public Affairs at The Ohio State University, is on the Ohio State Homecoming Court. The homecoming game against Rutgers takes place this weekend.

Bodey is involved in the Undergraduate Student Government, John Glenn College Civic Leadership Council, Ohio 4-H Foundation Board and the Sphinx Senior Class Honorary. She interned this past summer with the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Homecoming Court members are chosen based on their leadership qualities, spirit, integrity and achievement through their contributions and involvement at Ohio State. The Court selection process begins with a paper application. Based on application scores and GPA, individual interviews are conducted by OSU faculty, staff and alumni. The scores from the paper application and interview are combined with the student body vote, and the court is announced.

Court members volunteer and serve as ambassadors during Welcome Week and Homecoming Week, prior to a student body vote and announcement of the Homecoming Queen and King.

Understanding Medicare’ is program topic

The Champaign County Library will be hosting a free program on Understanding Medicare at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.

Whether you are already on Medicare, soon will be, or just want to learn more, this educational workshop will provide an easy to understand overview of Medicare. Learn about the eligibility, important enrollment periods, and penalties to avoid. Attendees will also learn about the two ways most people get their Medicare health coverage.

The Champaign County Library is partnering with MediGold to present this important information to the community. Founded in 1997, MediGold is a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plan serving seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries in 32 Ohio counties. This program is free and open to the public and is strictly educational. No sales will be pursued at this program.

The Champaign County Library is located at 1060 Scioto St., Urbana. For information on upcoming programs, visit champaigncountylibrary.org or call 937-653-3811.


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