Archive for the ‘ACCA – A Great Place to Work’ Category


ACCA Thanks Angela Irvin

Angela Irvin first became involved with the Center for Active Living (then known as the Athens-Clarke Senior Center) at the Athens Community Council on Aging several years ago as she attended trips and outings with her grandmother.  Angela served as a caregiver for her grandmother, bringing her down from New […]


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 […]


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 it.  In the Spring of 2011, Campus Kitchen of UGA […]


Congratulations Elise!

Elise North, the Senior Corps Program Director at ACCA, recently completed her Certificate in Aging from Boston University’s Institute for Geriatric Social Work.  Elise has been working on this program for over a year while balancing a her full time job at ACCA.  Elise oversees the Senior Corps program which […]


ACCA’s Annual Fourth of July Cookout and Bake Off

On Monday, ACCA held it’s annual 4th of July staff cookout and bake off.  Big thanks to United Health Care – Care Improvement Plus for coming and out and sponsoring the lunch for the staff and to Adam Butler for doing an in-service to ACCA staff on how to protect […]


ACCA Welcomes Trippe Ross to the Center for Active Living

ACCA is excited to introduce the newest member of the ACCA team, Trippe Ross.  Trippe isn’t new to ACCA because he has been tremendously helpful as a volunteer and intern here for almost a year.  We are excited to have him on board full time and looking forward to what […]


ACCA Welcomes Five Summer Interns

ACCA is excited to welcome 5 new interns to the staff for the summer months.  All University of Georgia students, they will have a great opportunity to learn about working with older adults first hand.  Abby Engelberth will be interning with the Senior Corps program, Valerie Hancock will be interning […]


ACCA Welcomes New CFO

ACCA is excited to announce Toni Edwards as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer.  Toni comes to ACCA with a wealth of financial knowledge and background.  She has her Certified Public Accountant Licensure in both Georgia and Louisiana. Prior to joining the ACCA, she was an Accounting Supervisor for a […]


MLK Jr. Day of Service is huge success!!!

Athens Community Council on Aging was a host site for the MLK Jr. Day of Service.  A huge thanks goes out to the staff from Jason’s Deli, UGA Service Ambassadors, Dr. David Burle and his team from the UGA Horticulture Department, L.E.A.D. Athens participants, Shannon Wilder from UGA, and local […]


Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2012 – Registration Open!

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