ACCA’s 2019 Annual Meeting
ACCA held its annual meeting Monday afternoon where staff, community partners, and board members were recognized and thanked for their efforts in making 2019 a successful year for ACCA. This year’s theme, Stories of Us, told stories of the people that we serve, the innovative and impactful work that we do and the exceptional people who do it. At the meeting, staff members were recognized for their years of service and staff awards were given to recognize excellent leadership and work ethic, Creature Comforts was presented with ACCA’s Community Partner Award and outgoing and incoming board members were recognized and sworn in.
For more than 52 years, ACCA has planned, designed and implemented innovative services which meet basic needs, such as food and transportation and offer opportunities for meaningful engagement. Whether it is receiving Medicare advice, a friendly visit from a volunteer with a nutritious meal, assistance finding employment or participation in a fitness class, ACCA is ensuring that needs are heard and met. Thank you for being a part of ACCA and helping us ensure that everyone in our community ages well!
Click here to see our 2019 Annual Report.
Our 2019 Annual Video: Stories of Us
Length of Service Awards
Five years, Julie Hanna, Geriatric Care Manager. Julie’s award was presented by ACCA Board of Directors member Carol Sue Meech and ACCA CEO Eve Anthony.
Thirty years, Robin Miller, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Representative. Robin’s award was presented by ACCA Board of Directors Chair Laurie Douglas and ACCA CEO Eve Anthony.
Employee Recognition Awards
The ACCA Pillar Award, Paige Powell, Outreach Coordinator. Paige’s award was presented by ACCA Board of Directors member Dr. Reginald Woods and ACCA CEO Eve Anthony.
The Ms. Eva Horne Award, Billy Banks, Adult Day Health Activity Aide. Billy’s award was presented by ACCA Board of Directors member Wes Zwirn and ACCA CEO Eve Anthony.
Community Partner Award
The Community Partner Award was created to recognize an outstanding community partner who has worked alongside ACCA in moving our mission forward. This year’s Community Partner Award was presented by ACCA CEO Eve Anthony to Creature Comforts.
Swearing of New Board Members
Laurie Douglas, ACCA Board of Directors Chair swore in the new ACCA Board Members. These members include Shirley Allen, Engagement Officer with Development and Alumni Relations at UGA, Becky Lane, retired UGA HR Director, Victoria Prevatt, Lead Strategist and Owner of Good Works Consulting, and Lily Waldron and William Cangelosi, MBA Board Fellows.
Recognition of Outgoing Board Member
Laurie Douglas, ACCA Board of Directors Chair recognized Julie Gaines, ACCA Past Board of Directors President, for her time and commitment to ACCA’s Board of Directors.