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Malheur Council on Aging and Community Services seeks county help to keep Meals on Wheels program afloat

Tom Longoria (left), Malheur Council on Aging and Community Services senior programs manager, talks about the Meals on Wheels program while Sandy Shelton, director of the agency, looks on. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL)

ONTARIO – The agency that provides the Meals on Wheels program for local seniors asked the Malheur County Court last week for funding help as demand for the service is rapidly outstripping available resources.

The Malheur Council on Aging and Community Services on Feb 23 asked commissioners for a one-time funding boost of $15,000.

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