The Montgomery Area Council On Aging
SERVING SENIORS IN THE RIVER REGION 45 YEARS
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
SPRING 2017 HIGHLIGHT NEWS AVAILABLE NOW!
The spring 2017 issue of Highlight News is available now! We are excited to showcase our many dedication volunteers on the cover giving back and making it happen for seniors in our community. Click here to view it now for the latest news and updates featuring MACOA special moments, meals, and more!
CULINARY CAPER SERVES FEAST OF FOOD AND FUNDRAISING
Over 300 diners gathered at the RSA Activity Center on Sunday, March 5th to enjoy over a dozen of Montgomery’s finest chefs, caterers, and food professionals who offered their delicious gourmet dishes with their donated time, skills, and talent. The menu and chefs were coordinated by Al Steineker, owner of The King’s Table Catering, who has worked nearly 17 years on the Caper to ensure all enjoy a feast of flavors and cuisines to fulfill every appetite with the menu ranging from appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts. The Caper was the place to be for this sold-out affair with 36 tables filled with sponsors, special guests, and community members all to support MACOA and Meals On Wheels. The Presenting Sponsor for the 23rd Annual Culinary Caper was Baptist Health while Caddell Construction served as the Signature Sponsor. There were also 17 additional sponsors who generously donated to make the fundraiser a success.
WCOV GENEROUSLY GIVES TO SUPPORT SENIORS
We are thankful to WCOV as a Corporate Route Partner delivering meals and more for Seniors. We are thrilled to kick off 2017 with a generous donation of $5,000 to help fund Meals On Wheels routes for homebound Seniors. Thank you WCOV for giving back and lifting up our neighbors!
ALABAMA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION JOINS AS A CORPORATE ROUTE PARTNER AND DONATES
Join us as we welcome the Alabama Hospital Association as our newest Corporate Route Partner. Thank you for delivering to homebound Seniors in our community and for the generous contribution to support Meals On Wheels!
ALFA GIVES BIG TO SUPPORT SENIORS
'Tis the Season for giving. ALFA provided a big surprise for our homebound Seniors and Meals On Wheels with a generous gift of $5,000! We are grateful for their continued support as they prepare and deliver meals each weekday to Seniors. Thank you ALFA for being a valuable partner offering hope and help in our community! We are overjoyed and thankful for this blessing to help our program continue serving Seniors!
MACOA HONORS NINE AT 29TH ANNUAL SENIORS OF ACHIEVEMENT
The Montgomery Area Council On Aging (MACOA) honored the 2016 Seniors of Achievement during an awards ceremony and luncheon at the Montgomery Country Club on October 19, 2016. Seniors were nominated and selected based on their significant personal, professional, and civic contributions. During the presentation, David Woods- President Woods Communications Corp and WCOV Fox, also received the Special Friend of MACOA award. MACOA is proud to recognize these special seniors in our community! Click here to view more pictures and see full list of honorees!
LET'S DO LUNCH!
ADAMS DRUGS GIVES BIG
MACOA PROUDLY PARTICIPATES IN LAUNCH OF AMERICA, LET'S DO LUNCH!
Meals on Wheels America is thrilled to launch a first-of-its-kind national awareness campaign with the Ad Council designed to inspire and recruit a new pipeline of volunteers for the nationwide network of Meals on Wheels programs. Through heartfelt PSAs created by pro-bono creative agency Anomaly and award-winning photographer Mark Seliger, "America, Let's Do Lunch™" shines an important spotlight on just a few of the 2.4 million seniors Meals on Wheels serves each year. MACOA is proud to participate in this launch of #LetsDoLunch to serve Seniors in our community! To learn more about volunteering with us click here!
HYUNDAI FUNDS A ROUTE TO FEED SENIORS
“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!
MAYOR STRANGE DELIVERS MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS
Our Meals On Wheels clients received a nice surprise on March 20 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 right at their door steps as he shared special moments with each of them. We are happy to have Mayor Strange as a friend of MACOA and grateful he could join us as a part of the 4th Annual Mayor For Meals to make a difference, give back, and touch the hearts of seniors in our community!
JOIN US FOR
SWINGING FORE SENIORS
Join us for the 16th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic to help support MACOA and Meals On Wheels. Enter your team now for a change to win great prizes while supporting homebound Seniors in our community. Learn more here!
THE WORKING WOMAN'S HOME ASSOCIATION HELPS FUND MEALS ON WHEELS ROUTES
Thank you Working Woman's Home Association for the generous grant in the amount of $20,000 to help fund two Meals On Wheels routes. Our Senior neighbors are grateful for this continued support and partnership!
APRIL ARCHIBALD FRIENDS NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE NOW!
Get the latest news, updates, and activities in the April issue of Friends. Don't miss the exciting day trip, luncheon, arts & crafts, dancing, stretch and flex, and much more. Read all about it here!
OUR VOLUNTEERS DELIVER AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR SENIORS
SAVE THE DATE
To view complete list of upcoming activities and dates click here:
April 28, 2017
16th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic
Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill (Legislator Course)
7:00 a.m. registration8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
May 3, 2017
45th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting
May 3, 2017
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
May 23, 2017
July 11-18, 2017
The Best of Eastern Canada Trip
Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, & Toronto
September 21-29, 2017
8 Day/7 Night Pacific Coastal Cruise with overnight in Seattle Aboard Royal Carribean's "Explorer of the Seas"
November 12, 2017
14th Annual International Tasting
Southern Homes & Gardens
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