Archive for 2022
A stroke left Roy Harris partially paralyzed, disabled and unable to work. That’s when Roy and his wife Patty decided to move from Montgomery, Ala. to Athens, living with their daughter and son-in-law until they found a place of their own. Before the stroke, Harris had been an administrator and […]
ACCA is looking for TWO Anti-Hunger Heroes to join our team! We are currently accepting applications for an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate and an AmeriCorps VISTA Annual Associate. Both positions will help manage ACCA’s senior hunger initiatives, working to keep our community garden in peak condition and assisting with our […]
Did you know? May is Older American’s Month, and this spring we are exploring what it means to “age your way.” Look inside this latest issue of Connections for stories about creativity, self-expression, and the importance of choice. Before you go, be sure to check the calendar and see what […]
Read about Dorothy Newland, our longest-serving volunteer, and her passion for others When Dorothy Newland began volunteering for the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program in 1973, little did she know she was just getting started. Forty-nine years later, she’s still volunteering and doesn’t plan on stopping. […]
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Athens Community Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program. We are incredibly excited to celebrate this milestone as part of Meals on Wheels America’s 20th annual March for Meals nationwide celebration. The Meals on Wheels program at ACCA began in 1972 as […]
DATE March 26, 2022 PLACE Creature Comforts Brewing Co 271 W. Hancock Ave Athens, GA US 30601 DESCRIPTION The Athens Community Council on Aging presents the 2022 March for Meals 5K. All proceeds go to the local Meals on Wheels program at ACCA, which provides more than 1500 healthy meals […]
Happy new year! This Winter 2022 issue is full of exciting articles and all sorts of happenings at ACCA. From animals to exercise to traveling the world, there’s something in here for everyone. We hope you enjoy it!