Archive for September, 2011


Big THANKS to Athens Community…

On Wednesday afternoon, September 14, a wonderful group of volunteers and staff from ACCA packaged and distributed commodity bags to seniors in need.  We had over 20 volunteers show up and we got over 300 bags of commodities out to local seniors.  Earth Fare of Athens not only donated reusable […]


Calling Caregivers…

Care Improvement Plus hosted a networking luncheon for caregivers on Wednesday, September 14 at ACCA.  It was in their series entitled “Staying Healthy Together” and those attending were able to discuss the challenges faced by those caring for chronically ill seniors and how they can help each other.  There were […]


ACCA and UGA Farmer’s Market

Wednesday, September 14 was a busy day to say the least… local farmers welcomed our seniors to ACCA that had U.S.D.A vouchers that they could use to purchase locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables.  They had fresh cabbage, bell peppers (red and green) squash, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, and much more.  […]


Night of Lights – September 11, 2011

NIGHT OF LIGHTS HONORS THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11 Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel once said, “To live through catastrophe is bad; to forget it is worse.”  Americans lived through catastrophe on September 11, 2001 and it changed our nation forever.  This year, the Northeast Georgia Retired and Senior Volunteer […]


Call for Volunteers!

It’s that time of year again.  ACCA needs your help for a very important day.  We will be distibuting commodities to seniors and need your help in getting the bags ready for pick up.  We will start at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14.  We are so lucky to have […]

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