Archive for the ‘Volunteers’ Category

06/04/2013

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 […]

05/17/2013

Nominate A Caregiver Today!!

Caregivers are extremely important people within our community who a do a thankless job for their loved ones or in their job.  The Northeast Georgia Care-Net is currently seeking nomination for the Georgia Caregiver of the Year Awards.  Nominations will be taken in several areas of caregivers including the Family […]

04/22/2013

Congratulation Fay Davis, 2013 Ms. Senior Athens

Yesterday was a great celebration of living well and aging well.  We had over 200 people come out to the Athens Country Club for our annual Ms. Senior Athens Celebration.  14 of the Northeast Georgia’s best women were celebrated.  ACCA would like to congratulate Fay Davis as she was crowned […]

04/03/2013

Thanks Phi Sigma Pi

It was a wonderful spring day last Saturday, March 31 in our community garden and we were so excited to have the Phi Sigma Pi group come out and volunteer with us.  They took on several different projects… Some planted ornamental perennials. These plants, though still in winter dormancy, will […]

03/27/2013

Thank You HDM Volunteers!!

ACCA is thanking their Home Delivered Meals volunteers with a pancake breakfast this morning.  It is part of the ongoing March for Meals program celebrated each year through the Meals on Wheels Association of America.  These volunteers get over 350 meals out in Clarke and Barrow counties each day.  Not […]

01/02/2013

Athens Area Village Receives Gift from Compassionate Care Hospice

ACCA and the Athens Area Village were excited to receive a gift for to sponsor two Village scholarships from Compassionate Care Hospice at the end of December.  Compassionate Care Hospice organized a garage sale in October and all of the proceeds will  go towards sponsoring the scholarships.  Several people were […]

10/04/2012

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 […]

09/25/2012

ACCA Welcomes Volunteers for GeorgiaCares

ACCA welcomes a great group of second year pharmacy students and partner volunteer to help with the the GeorgiaCares program during open enrollment.  Charlie Fair, Micah Hughes, and Nghi Nguyen are from UGA’s College of Pharmacy and are second year pharmacy students. They will be working with the GeorgiaCares program […]

09/20/2012

ADH Loves Their Volunteers

As we reflect back on the theme for National Adult Day Health services week, Care, Compassion and Community, an integral part of an organization’s success comes from the community.  Community volunteers help build the strength of our Adult Day Service programs.  The value of a volunteer cannot be summed up […]

07/13/2012

Lowe’s Is Blowing Us Away!

Lowe’s Store #0506 (Epps Bridge Parkway) worked with ACCA this week to maximize a donation. This week, a Meals on Wheels volunteer donated money to purchase fans for some of our most at risk meals clients. The Lowe’s store assistant manager Steve (pictured left), along with associate John (pictured right) […]

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