The Montgomery Area Council On Aging
We Are Meals On Wheels
The Montgomery Area Council On Aging assists senior citizens by providing services to promote independent living, by offering opportunities to enhance quality of life, and by increasing
community awareness of senior issues.
MACOA Recent News
A GREAT DAY ON THE GREEN TO BENEFIT SENIORS
Nearly 100 supporters gathered at the Robert Trent Jones (RTJ) Capitol Hill Golf Trail in Prattville, AL to play on the Senator Course to raise funds in support of MACOA and Meals On Wheels during the 15th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic on Friday, May 13th. UBS Financial Services was the Title Sponsor of the tournament with a generous contribution of $10,000! There were 25 registered teams, which included the following team sponsors ABS Business Systems Of Alabama, Adams Drugs, Aronov Insurance, Centor, Earthlink Business, Goodwyn Mills & Cawood, Guntharp Financial, Phelps Reid- Davis & Copeland Realtors, Prattville Health and Rehabilitation, Renasant Bank, Strategas Securities, and Strength and Connally. In addition to the teams, there were 32 generous hole sponsors from businesses throughout the River Region. Click here to read more and view pictures!
GET YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED AT ADAMS DRUGS AND SUPPORT MACOA
Go get your prescriptions filled at any Adams Drugs during the month of May and support MACOA and Meals On Wheels at the same time. Thank you Adams Drugs for being a dedicated community partner for Seniors!
SENIORS OF ACHIEVEMENT NOMINATION PROCESS NOW OPEN
2016 marks the twenty-ninth year of the Seniors of Achievement Awards program, which recognizes seniors who have made significant lifetime contributions to their community. Over the years, 300 River Region seniors have been selected to receive this outstanding award. These distinguished senior citizens have come from every walk of life.Our purpose is to recognize those who have truly blessed the lives of others. Individuals selected by the Selection Committee will be recognized at the Seniors of Achievement Awards Luncheon on October 19, 2016 at the Montgomery Country Club. Click here to access nomination form!
HYUNDAI FUNDS A ROUTE TO FEED SENIORS FOR A YEAR
“Since 2011, HMMA Team Members have helped prepare food for Meals on Wheels routes as part of the 9-11 Corporate Day of Service,” said Rick Neal, senior vice president – human resources and administration, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama. “Giving back to the community is a cornerstone of HMMA’s corporate social responsibility efforts. MACOA provides an invaluable service to homebound seniors in our community and we are leased to support their Meals on Wheels program by sponsoring a route in Montgomery.” We are grateful for the $10,000 contribution from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama to fund a Meals On Wheels route to feed 10-12 homebound Seniors hot nutritious noon meals for an entire year!
A WINNING MOMENT FROM WIND CREEK MONTGOMERY FOR MEALS ON WHEELS
Wind Creek Montgomery is making a difference for Seniors in our community. We are proud to be a recipient of generous funds to support meals for a homebound Senior for an entire year. This is truly a winning moment for our Meals On Wheels program! Thank you Wind Creek Montgomery for giving back to serve Seniors.
DINING WITH A PURPOSE PAYS OFF BIG FOR MACOA
Food, fellowship, and fundraising were the focus of the 22nd Annual Culinary Caper on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the Alabama Activity Center as guests gathered to share their time, talent, and treasure raising over $65,000 to support MACOA and Meals On Wheels. Baptist Health served as the Presenting Sponsor and Mr. and Mrs. Knox Kershaw, II served as the Signature Sponsor. The were 17 Premier Sponsors that helped make the fundraiser a success: Adams Drugs, Alabama Power Foundation, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.- Beta Nu Omega Chapter, BBVA Compass, Dottie Blair and Glen Zorn, Cathy Caddell and Charlie Warnke, John and Joyce Caddell, Dr. Stephen and Suzanne Davidson, Dixie Electric Cooperative, Inc., First United Methodist Church, Hughes-Williams-Johnson, J.K. Lowder Foundation, McPhillips Shinbaum, LLP, The Law Office of Mark E. Smith, United Food and Fuel CITGO, Warren Averett Companies, LLC, and Wells Printing Company. Click here to read more and to view pictures from the event!
Mayor Strange Makes Special Delivery to Seniors
Our Meals On Wheels clients received a nice surprise on March 23rd as Mayor Todd Strange made house calls as he delivered meals to homebound Seniors as a part of the national Meals On Wheels Association’s March for Meals movement.
Mayor Strange cheerfully interacted with each client along the route as he delivered their hot noon nutritious meal. Our Seniors were excited to see his smile as he shared special moments with each of them along the route. We are happy to have Mayor Strange as a friend of MACOA and grateful he could join us as a part of the 3rd Annual Mayor For Meals to make a difference , give back, and touch the hearts of Seniors in our community!
MACOA RELEASES FY15
We are pleased to welcome the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Vaughn Road to Montgomery. We are grateful for the generous grant to help support a much needed new Meals On Wheels meal delivery system!
MONTGOMERY SUNRISE ROTARY FUNDS THERMAL BAGS FOR MEALS ON WHEELS
MACOA is the proud recipient of a generous grant from the Montgomery Sunrise Rotary Club to provide thermal containers for our Meals On Wheels program for homebound Seniors!
MACOA receives 2016
MAX Community Achievement Award
MACOA is proud to be the 2016 recipient of the MAX Community Achievement Award! This is an honor to be recognized at the MAX Community Reception for our service to Seniors for over 40+ years. We are pleased to have MAX Credit Union serve as a Corporate Route Partner volunteering to deliver Meals On Wheels to fight against Senior hunger and isolation. Thank you for this award, the generous $2,500 contribution, and the video capturing meaningful moments. We look forward to our continued partnership for many years ahead!
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2016 MAX COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD!
WORKING WOMAN'S HOME ASSOCIATION AWARDS $20,000 GRANT TO FUND TWO MEAL ROUTES
MAY IS OLDER AMERICANS MONTH
We are proud to celebrate Older Americans Month! The 2016 National Theme is Blaze A Trail. Click here to learn more about this initiative honoring Seniors that was established in 1963!
MACOA PARTNERS WITH RIVER REGION UNITED WAY FOR DAY OF ACTION
Help make a difference in the lives of area seniors by signing up to deliver meals during the River Region Day of Action. Depend and United Way are coming together to promote healthy, active, and independent living throughout an individual’s life, with a focus on volunteering. We are thankful to participate in this new opportunity to benefit our Seniors. For more information and to volunteer, visit www.RiverRegionUnitedWay.org/DayOfAction!
HOT OFF THE PRESS- SPRING HIGHLIGHT NEWS JUST RELEASED
The Spring 2016 issue of Highlight News was just released. Click here to see the latest news and updates in our Spring newsletter!
WIND CREEK HOSPITALITY FEEDS NEARLY 500 SENIORS
We were pleased to partner with The Good To Go Wind Creek’ s Food Truck on March 24th to prepare nearly 500 meals for our homebound Senior clients for the Meals On Wheels (MOW) program. The remaining food after serving all 371 (MOW) clients was packaged for our frozen meals program for those on the waiting list.
Wind Creek Hospitality staff and volunteers from MAX Credit Union and Old Ship AME Church along with MACOA staff worked diligently to sort, package, and prepare meals for pick up by dedicated community volunteers who delivered the hot nutritious meal to our homebound Seniors on 32 routes. The delicious menu prepared by Wind Creek included baked chicken, roasted vegetables, rice pilaf, a roll, a sweet apple pie, and water. Our seniors also received their regular Montgomery Advertiser along with special hand decorated Easter cards from local students.
This team effort and community partnership was a true example of how “Together We Deliver” for our Seniors. It was a special tasty treat from Good To Go Wind Creek’s Food Truck as a part of March For Meals that our clients will surely find unforgettable!
MACOA CALENDAR SAVE THE DATE
To view complete list of upcoming activities and dates click here:
June 1, 2016
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
June 1, 2016
MACOA's Archibald Center Harriott II Day Trip
Harriott II- Downtown Montgomery
Harriott II Riverboat
June 15, 2016
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 17, 2016
RSVP Tallapoosa County Volunteer Recognition
June 21, 2016
River Region United Way Day of Action
9:00am to 5:00pm
June 21, 2016
Archibald Center Luncheon
July 12, 2016
Archibald Center Golden Flake Day Trip
Archibald Center Luncheon
August 3, 2016
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
October 19, 2016
29th Annual Seniors of Achievement Luncheon
Montgomery Country Club
12th Annual International Tasting
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