Category Archives: ACCA in the Community

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Campus Kitchen Becomes the First in Georgia

40% of food in America is wasted every year, yet 1 out of 6 people are hungry or at risk of hunger.  That number increases to 1 in 5 in Athens, GA.  Campus Kitchen at UGA is doing something about … Continue reading

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