Tri-County Office on Aging Support Opportunities: 2019 

Check out TCOA’s 2019 Special Events Booklet, which includes information on a variety of ways to support TCOA and our mission to “promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population.”

The booklet includes sponsorship details on our three annual fundraisers: Run for the Ages 5K, the Meals on Wheels Charity Golf Outing, and the Dinner and Auction, as well as volunteering and matching gift programs.

If you would like to get involved, please fill out and return the last page of the document.

Please contact Casey at or call 517-887-1377 with any questions.

THANK YOU! TCOA 33rd Annual Dinner and Auction

Thank you to the numerous sponsors, guests, volunteers, in-kind donors, and raffle ticket sellers who helped make TCOA’s November 8th Dinner and Auction a success.


Event Sponsor: Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Raffle Sponsor: Delta Retirement Center
Auction Sponsor: Dart Bank
Entertainment Sponsor: Sparrow Specialty Hospital

Menu Sponsors

Home Care Alternatives
McLaren Greater Lansing
Dean Transportation

Table Sponsors

Cypress Home Care
By Dawn’s Early Light
Chalgian and Tripp
City of East Lansing
Vista Springs Living
Aria Nursing and Rehab
Thatch Computer Consulting
Sparrow Health System
JWR Health Services

Co-Table Sponsors

Regency at Lansing West
Dimondale Nursing Care Center
The Willows at Okemos and East Lansing
MSU Federal Credit Union
Forster Woods
Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
Guardian Medical Monitoring
Ingham County Medical Care Facility
Senior CommUnity Care (PACE)
CASE Credit Union
Holt Senior Care
Seniors Helping Seniors
Jeffrey and Sally Harrold 
National Home Care Services LLC 
City of Lansing City Council 
Shinberg Insurance 
Central Pharmacy on Mount Hope

KAK Network
Eaton Rapids Medical Center
MSU Clerical Technical Union
Mary Ellyn Jarvis
Guy Hurley Insurance and Surety Services

The 2018 Run for the Ages – TCOA 5K marks our 5th year walking, running and wheeling! 

The 2018 Run for the Ages – TCOA 5K was held on Saturday May 19th at Hawk Island Park in Lansing.

For more information about the 2018 Run for the Ages – TCOA 5K, please visit our race page to see our 2018 sponsors and view race results.

Over 150 registered participants and dozens of volunteers helped make TCOA’s 5th annual Run for the Ages Walk/Run/Wheel event a success. Each year, the event benefits the Tri-County Office on Aging Meals on Wheels program and other in-home services that help promote and preserve the independence and dignity of older adults.

Thank you for making the 30th Anniversary Meals on Wheels Charity Golf Outing a Success!

The Golf Outing was held on June 12th 2018 at Forest Akers West. It was a beautiful day to raise funds for in-home supports, like Meals on Wheels, for seniors.

A big thank you to our golfers, volunteers, and sponsors!

Thank you to all 2018 Golf Outing Sponsors:

Abbott’s Meat
Apartment Specialists, Inc.
Breadsmith of Okemos
Capcon Construction
Centennial Group
Chalgian and Tripp
Cypress Home Care
Dart Bank
DBI Business Interiors
Dean Transportation
Farm Bureau Insurance
First Housing Corporation
Graff Chevrolet of Okemos
GT Independence
Guardian Medical Monitoring
Hedlund Plumbing
Home Care Alternatives
Ingham County Medical Care Facility
Jackson National Life Insurance
Jane Wallin
John Day, D.D.S
Klug Law
Lansing BWL
Mahoney & Associates
Mareck Family and Geriatric Services
McLaren Greater Lansing
Michigan Financial Group
MSU Clerical Technical Union
Oliver Packaging and Equipment
Physician’s Health Plan
Schaefer Dental Group
Sparrow Clinton Hospital
TCOA Friends for Independence
Two Men and a Truck

The 32nd Annual Dinner and Auction on November 9th was a huge success!  

CHECK OUT OUR AUCTION BOOKLET HERE for a peek at some of the evening’s live and silent items!

A huge thank you goes out to our many sponsors and supporters who made the 2017 event possible. Planning Committee members include: Carl Buonodono, Alicia Davis, Carrie Hartenburg, Shirley Huguelet, John Greenslit, Melisa Lamb, Tammy Lemmer, Kirk Lewis, Kate Long, Ruth Pell, Joe Reeves, Tasha Stetler,  and Mary Tressel with Mark Long of Home Care Alternatives and Peter Kubacki of Dart Bank serving as Honorary Host Committee Chairs.

Co-Mistress of Ceremonies: Jane Aldrich and Ann Emmerich

Event Sponsor: Jackson National Life Insurance

Entertainment Sponsor: Sparrow Specialty Hospital

Menu Sponsors: McLaren Greater Lansing, Home Care Alternatives, and Dean Transportation

Auction Sponsor: Dart Bank

Table Sponsors: Cypress Home Care, CATA, By Dawn’s Early Light Home Care, Chalgian & Trip Law Offices, Medilodge, Regency at Lansing West, Vista Springs Living, the Board of Water and Light, the City of East Lansing, and JWR Health Services

Co-table Sponsors: Sun Valley Foods, Dimondale Nursing Care Center, Holt Senior Care, Forster Woods Adult Day Center, Ingham County Medical Care Facility, Senior CommUnity Care of Michigan/PACE Program, MSU Federal Credit Union, Case Credit Union, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Guardian Medical Monitoring, Shinberg Insurance, Eyde, Grace Haven, Senior Helpers, and Thatch Computer Consulting

Over 1,300 seniors and advocates rallied on the lawn of the State Capitol on May 16, 2018, joining TCOA and other members of the Area Agencies on Aging Association of Michigan for this year’s Older Michiganian’s Day Advocacy Event.The Theme for the event was Engage at Any Age!

This advocacy event is a day for older adults and professionals from the statewide aging network to celebrate our growing senior population and consider policies and budget decisions that are senior friendly.  Programming included the presentation of a Senior of the Year award as well as remarks from state policy makers.

State Senators and Representatives were invited to join their constituents on the lawn for lunch.  Thanks to House Speaker Tom Leonard, House Minority Leader Sam Singh, and Senate Minority Whip Curtis Hertel, Jr. for providing comments on the Issue Platform. as part of the program.

For more information about the issue platform, or for other details about the event, please contact Tammy Lemmer from the Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1382 or visit