Archive for the ‘Senior Corps’ Category

07/10/2012

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 […]

05/11/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteers at Winding Hollow, Senior Companions

Dolores Waller, Senior Companion, sits between two of her clients at Winding Hollow The Senior Companions at Winding Hollow in Winder, GA and their clients are our final Outstanding Volunteers to celebrate Senior Corps Week!!  These women are lively, active, and fun – serving 20-30 hours each week with other […]

05/10/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Dorothy Brown, Foster Grandparent

Mrs. Brown works one on one with academically struggling students.  She also reads with a student twice a week for 30 minutes.  At the beginning of the school year, this particular student was a behavior problem.  After working with Mrs. Brown throughout the school year, the student is calmer, has […]

05/09/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Maxine Love, Foster Grandparent

Ms. Love has been a valuable asset to our classroom.  She has evolved into so much more than a volunteer!  She goes beyond that with the love and how interactive she is with the children. She reads, plays, talks, and laughs with them. We call her “Grandma Love.”  She has […]

05/07/2012

Senior Corps Week – Outstanding Volunteer Howard Benson, RSVP

Howard is what I would consider an “all-star” volunteer. Howard has been a volunteer for Winder HDM since July of 2009 and has been an excellent addition to this program. Howard is the kind of person that can make you smile just by spending a few minutes with him. Howard […]

02/01/2012

Senior Leadership Academy starts tomorrow…

And we still have a couple of open seats left for the exciting series. The Senior Leadership Academy is a community awareness program designed to develop informed, motivated, and committed, retired and semi-retired persons in the greater Athens area.  Each class is uniquely structured based on topic (such as Business, […]

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