Community Events

Early Detection of Ocular Melanoma Saves Elkhart Man's Vision

October 17, 2019

Dr. Allison Pernic as featured on WNDU 16 News Now.

Kosciusko Community Health Fair

August 3, 2019


Leader Dogs for the Blind - Sponsor a Puppy

December 2018

We're proud of our staff for coming together to support such an amazing cause! At our Christmas party, we raised $1900 for Leader Dogs for the Blind, which will help support puppies training to become guide dogs. Here is the puppy we sponsored.

Century-Leader Dog puppy

Feed My Starving Children Project

October 2018

GEC had a total of 50 people that helped…that is 100 hands…both big and little, all coming together to provide nourishment and hope to many hungry children around the world!

Those 100, big and little, GEC hands helped pack 135,432 meals, and those meals will feed 371 hungry children for one year!  What a difference we can make to others when we work together…”many hands make for light work”!

Interview with Dr. Austin Lifferth

October 2018

Interview from 10/6/2018 with Dr. Austin Lifferth as featured on Eye on Michiana.

Marshall County Council on Aging Presents...
Marshall County Senior Expo 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018
8am - 3pm

Plymouth High School
1 Big Red Drive, Plymouth


  • Free Admission
  • Free Refreshments
  • Free Entertainment
  • Free Health Screenings
  • Flu Shots
  • Free Expired Med Disposal
  • Hundreds of Door Prizes
  • Free Transportation for Seniors

Donations to Hurricane Victims

December 2017

At our recent Christmas party, the staff presented our doctors a gift on their behalf.  We collected $2,255.00 to be donated to the American Red Cross to assist those affected by the recent hurricanes.

In addition, during the last quarter of 2017,  $6,800 was donated from the Grossnickle Eye Center LASIK proceeds to help those who were affected by damaging hurricanes.


Donations to Needy Children

December 2017

Thanks to our generous GEC team for all of the donations of H.U.G.S. (Hats, Underwear, Gloves, Socks) that will be donated to Our Father’s House for distribution to needy children in the area during this Christmas season.


Aging Senior Health Fair

October 2017

Whitley County Council on Aging Senior Health Fair – Columbia City, Indiana