Meals on Wheels

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013


Friends and family of Jane Langston gathered at Azalea Park on Sunday to honor her 30 years of work with Meals on Wheels. Wayne Lodge, chairman of the board, said Langston was one of the driving forces behind starting Meals on Wheels here, and she served as executive director for 18 years before serving on the board. Meals on Wheels serves 150 people per day, Monday through Friday, or 43,000 meals annually. It costs about $1,000 to feed one person for a year, and the organization manages its task solely through donations. It doesn’t receive government funding. Langston retired from her position on the board in January. Current board members raised the money to designate a tree in her honor and place a plaque there. The tree is on the Magnolia Street side of Azalea Park, near the footbridge leading from the gazebo to the pond.


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