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United Way Day of Caring 2015

The United Way Day of Caring is in full swing here at ACCA.  Since early this morning volunteers from Caterpillar have been unearthing old train tracks and railroad ties to clean up our property.  Meanwhile volunteers from Noramco have been … Continue reading

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Thanks Athens for the School Supplies

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren recently asked the community for help to get school supplies for about 70 of the grandchildren on the program.  You all did a great job.  We had many businesses, community members, ACCA staff and board members come … Continue reading

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In The Words of a Foster Grandparent

Gracie Cummings has been a Foster Grandparent with the Athens Community Council on Aging for nearly 16 years.  Below, we get her perspective as to why this is a meaningful program to her and her family. Photo Courtesy: http://www.davisvanguard.org As … Continue reading

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State Rep. Allen Peake Discusses Medical Cannabis at ACCA

ACCA was excited to welcome State Representative Allen Peake today to speak to it’s Parkinson’s Support group.  Representative Peake (State Representative – District 137, Republican) was an advocate for the passing of the recent bill legalizing medical cannabis.  He discussed … Continue reading

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School Supply Drive for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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