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Monthly Archives: August 2012
In 2009, Congress designated September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims, survivors, and families of 9/11 through service-oriented programs. “I will” became the mantra – a call to action to inspire Americans to … Continue reading
ACCA staff attended the United Way kick off breakfast this morning at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Scott Morrisey, 2012 Campaign Chair, and Chuck Dowdle, Honorary Chair were great entertainers for all of the attendees and got the community … Continue reading
Athens and the Athens Community Council on Aging was well represented this past weekend at the Mrs. Georgia Senior pageant. The 2012 Ms. Senior Athens, Marie Norris, was awarded the 1st runner up award and the award for having the … Continue reading
The flower bed in front of the agency needed a little (or a lot) of help and Georgia Power came to the rescue. Not only did they jump at the chance to help us out with project, they came out … Continue reading
On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Edna Garst was awarded the Fred A. Birchmore Award for Active Aging. Garst has been teaching yoga since 1997 at the Center for Active Living at the Athens Community Council on Aging. The yoga program … Continue reading
The 21st annual National Mature Media Awards recently honored the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs produced for older adults. The awards program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, is … Continue reading
Join in on ACCA’s newest fundraising campaign to fence in the Community Garden behind the Bentley Center. This campaign will only last the month of August so it’s important we get the word out.