Archive for 2013


ACCA Closed on Monday in Observance of Labor Day

ACCA’s offices will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.  We will look forward to seeing you on Tuesday!


Introducing Helping Hands to ACCA

ACCA is hosted a lunch, catered by White Tiger, at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 30 in the Harris Room at the Athens Community Council on Aging as an official launch for the new “Helping Hands” volunteer program. Service-minded adults age 55 and up who are ready to “get involved, […]


Jeff Gordon to Visit ACCA Tomorrow

Driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet to help Campus Kitchens at UGA prepare and deliver meals for local seniors. Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon will visit the Athens Community Council on Aging on Thursday, August 29th, to work alongside student volunteers from the Campus […]


Share Your Lunch with ACCA!!

We have an idea!! We want you to share your lunch this week. Instead of going out for lunch, donate that $7 to ACCA and let us know about it. Share your pictures on our Facebook page, Twitter (@councilonaging), or Instagram (@accaging) or hashtag #ACCA365. We want YOU to share […]


Do You Have a Nomination?

The Fred A. Birchmore Award for Active Aging honors a resident of the Athens area who exemplifies the goals of the Athens Area Active Aging Coalition – to enjoy life and enhance health by being physically and socially active after age 50. The award will be presented at the Athens […]


Congratulations Eve!

Athens Community Council on Aging (ACCA) is excited to announce that James Bulot, Director of the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services has invited ACCA’s Chief Operating Officer, Eve Anthony be an adviser for the newly organized Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Task Force. The task force, […]


Tragic Accident Has Community Coming Together To Help

Four grandchildren ages eleven months to seven years old are still waiting for their grandfather, William Gaylon Scarborough, to come home from playing bingo with his friends. The reality of the tragic accident is he won’t be coming home. William was killed by a hit and run driver on Monday, […]


Athens Orthopedic Clinic Hosts Series of Talks at the Center for Active Living

Click to Enlarge ACCA’s Center for Active Living is excited to have Dr. Michael Shuler, Dr. Jack Manfredi, and Dr. Joseph Johnson visiting from Athens Orthopedic Clinic.  They will be doing a series of talks on July 24, August 7, and September 16 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. about […]

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