Shelton's Carol Osgood gets Living Treasure award

Carol Osgood was the recent recipient of the Living Treasure (65+) award from the Volunteer Center of Valley United Way, “Celebrating People in Action” on June 26 at the Valley United Way.

Carol and her husband Doug have lived at Wesley Heights for four years. From the day they moved in, Carol has been an active member of the Wesley Village community, according to a press release.

Carol volunteers at the Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center café, is a personal shopper for residents, fills in at the wellness center, plays piano for the residents at Bishop Wicke, Wesley Heights and Crosby Commons Assisted Living communities and accompanies the Wesley Heights chorus. She recently initiated a program at Wesley Heights where the residents gathered and sewed sleeping bags for the homeless.

Carol also developed a new program for the residents at Wesley Heights called, “Songs at Eventide” that provide a source of inspiration and fellowship for the residents while reinforcing the bonds that tie our community together, according to the press release from Wesley Heights.