Archive for the ‘ACCA in the Community’ Category


Legislative Breakfast Brings Out Supporters

Monday, October 26, ACCA held a legislative breakfast with an excellent turnout of legislators and community members. The morning was filled with comments and updates on aging topics and issues from local, state, and national perspectives. Legislators presents were: US Congressman Jody Hice State Senator Frank Ginn State Representatives Tommy […]


Meals on Wheels Prepares for Bad Weather

Local Meals on Wheels staff and volunteers have been in overdrive this morning getting ready for the impending weather forecast.  791 meals went out to Clarke County clients today and an additional 201 meals went out in Barrow County totaling 992 meals between the two counties.  These meals were a […]


Thanks United Black Queens (UBQ) Social Club

Yesterday, ACCA was thrilled to get 23 box fans donated to the agency for distribution to clients who needed help during the summer months. Although the summer has been mild so far, we have had lots of requests for fans for those who need them. ACCA was so thankful yesterday […]


IMAX Coral Reef Adventure Film

ACCA is heading to Atlanta and we want you to go.  Over 350 million people depend on reefs for food, survival and medicines to treat heart disease, cancers and other illnesses. Following husband and wife cinematography team Howard and Michele Hall on a quest across the Pacific Ocean, Coral Reef […]


Life Line Screenings to Be Held at ACCA

Athens Community Council on Aging, Athens Regional Medical Center, and Life Line Screenings are partnering to offer stroke, vascular disease, heart rhythm, and osteoporosis screenings to members of the community.  Life Line Screening has partnered with over 370 hospitals across the country and has screened over 6 million participants.  These […]


Nominate A Caregiver Today!!

Caregivers are extremely important people within our community who a do a thankless job for their loved ones or in their job.  The Northeast Georgia Care-Net is currently seeking nomination for the Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards.  Nominations will be taken in several areas of caregivers including the Family […]


May is Older Americans Month – Who do you want ACCA to feature?

Every year since 1963, May has been the month to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. It is a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to honor the value that elders continue to contribute to our communities. This year’s Older […]


Congratulations to ACCA’s KaDee Holt

On Thursday, April 11, KaDee Holt, Director of Marketing and Communications at ACCA graduated from the 2013 LEAD Athens program.  The class is divided into teams of 5 people and each team is responsible for identifying a need in the community and implementing a project that addresses that need. KaDee’s […]


UGArden and ACCA to start Weekly Farmer’s Market

ACCA held it’s first Farmer’s Market this morning with UGArden. It’s a shame what you missed by not being here but the good news is, it will be here again next Monday. And the next one. And then next one. Monday mornings at 9 a.m. for ACCA clients and 10:30 […]


Squashing Senior Hunger

ACCA is so excited about the first OFFICIAL Campus Kitchen at UGA meal going out today to some of our clients!! Look at this great spread of grilled chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, fresh fruit, green salad, wheat roll and a cookie.  This will happen every Monday going forward! Together we  […]

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