The Montgomery Area Council On Aging
SERVING SENIORS 45 YEARS
We Are Meals On Wheels And More!
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.
SPRING ISSUE SHARES SERVICE AND SUPPORT TO SENIORS
We deliver meals, miles, and much more! We are excited to showcase our service, special moments, and supporters in action! Click to view the latest news and updates featuring MACOA special moments, meals, and more!
GOVERNOR KAY IVEY DESIGNATES MARCH FOR MEALS IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA
Governor Kay Ivey presented MACOA Board and Staff members with a Proclamation designating March as March for Meals Month in the state of Alabama during a ceremony in the Old House Chambers! During March, we are proud to join 250 programs throughout the country in a month-long celebration of Meals on Wheels!
JOIN US FOR VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION ON APRIL 19TH
We cordially invite all MACOA volunteers to a Volunteer Recognition scheduled for Thursday, April 19th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at MACOA! Join us for light refreshments and fellowship as we thank you for your dedicated service and commitment to seniors. Please RSVP to Melissa Bowman, Meals on Wheels and Volunteer Coordinator, at 263-0532 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MONTGOMERY COOKS MEALS TO FILL THE FREEZER FOR FROZEN MEALS PROGRAM
Look who's cooking in the kitchen! We are grateful to the Junior League of Montgomery for partnering with us for their #JLMServes Day on Saturday, April 14th. Several JLM members, family, and friends volunteered to cook 150 meals of Hamburger Casserole, Peach Cobbler, and a roll to support our Frozen Meals Program to serve seniors on the waiting list to receive Meals on Wheels. Thank you ladies for making a difference in our community!
$82,926 RAISED THROUGH A FEAST OF FLAVORS AT THE CULINARY CAPER
A sold-out affair of nearly 350 guests, family, friends, and volunteers gathered for a festive afternoon in support of MACOA and Meals on Wheels on Sunday, March 4th downtown at the Alabama Activity Center. Montgomery’s best chefs, caterers, and food professionals again prepared and shared their gourmet dishes for all to enjoy. The menu and chefs were coordinated by Al Steineker, owner of The King’s Table Catering, who for the 18th year worked to ensure all enjoyed a feast of flavors and cuisines to fulfill every appetite. The Presenting Sponsor for the 24th Annual Culinary Caper was Caddell Construction. Read more and view additional photos here!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MAY 9th AS WE HOST THE CHAMBER 60-MINUTE COFFEE
JOIN US NEXT MONTH AS WE HOST THE CHAMBER 60 MINUTE COFFEE
Chamber 60 Minute Coffee
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
8:00 am – 9:00am
Open to all members of the Chamber of Commerce. Coffee, light refreshments, and great networking will be on the menu. You don’t want to miss this one- we have exciting news to share!
2017 ANNUAL REPORT SHARES MEALS, MILES, AND MORE
MACOA celebrated 45 years of service to seniors during 2017. We are pleased to share updates of our mission for the year with meals, miles, and more. View 2017 Annual Report here!
WCOV-TV SHARES THE LOVE FOR SENIORS
We are grateful for the generous contribution of $5,000 from our Corporate Route Partner WCOV-TV Fox 20! This investment in our program will help provide a better life and promotes independence for homebound seniors through Meals on Wheels. Thank you WCOV-TV for delivering hot nutritious noon meals and happy smiles. Your vital support helps our efforts to continue and expand our services!
COME ONE, COME ALL-
TRAVEL WITH US ON ARCHIBALD ADVENTURES AND HAVE A BALL!
Have you been wanting to take a trip? Here's your chance to join us for Archibald Adventures- grab a family member, group of friends or come make new ones! We offer Day Trips that get you there to an exciting destination and back home that same evening. We also offer travel opportunities from 3 to 4 days to a week-long and possibly more! Click here to learn more about the 2017-2018 upcoming trips to the Pacific Coast, Nashville, TN, and New Orleans!
YOU SHOP, AMAZON GIVES TO MACOA
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DID YOU KNOW THIS ABOUT SENIOR FOOD INSECURITY?
MONTGOMERY, LET'S DO LUNCH
We invite you to the #LetsDoLunch initiative where you donate one hour of your lunch break to deliver Meals on Wheels! Consider this great volunteer opportunity to give back with a meals delivery and friendly smile for our senior neighbors! Sign up to volunteer here!
WALMART SERVES SENIORS DELIVERING MEALS AND MORE
Market 8 Walmart Stores joined MACOA for a day of service in recognition and remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 years after his death. The team from Walmart volunteered in our kitchen preparing and packing Meals on Wheels, frozen meals, and they delivered six routes to home bound seniors. To top off the day the group also donated $3,000 to support our programs and mission. We are grateful to have Walmart as a community partner and friend for seniors!
RSVP CELEBRATES NATIONAL SERVICE RECOGNITION DAY
Our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) joined thousands throughout the country on Tuesday, April 3rd to celebrate the sixth-annual National Service Recognition Day. This nationwide effort recognizes the impact of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps during the sixth-annual National Service Recognition Day. Our RSVP program includes service in five counties Autauga, Coosa, Elmore, Montgomery, and Tallapoosa. In 2017, over 1,197 volunteers provided volunteer services that valued over $3.3 million!
MAYOR TODD STRANGE DELIVERS A ROUTE AND PRESENTS MARCH FOR MEALS PROCLAMATION
Community Champions Week was a great success! Mayor Todd Strange delivered hot delicious and nutritious meals directly to the doorsteps of 15 home bound seniors and celebrated MACOA with a Proclamation during a City Council meeting! Thank you Mayor Strange for your support and service to seniors!
JOIN US ON THE GREEN TO SWING FORE SENIORS
The 17th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors Golf Classic sponsored by UBS Financial Services (Longleaf Wealth Management Group) is scheduled for Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill Golf Trail Legislator Course in Prattville, AL! Registration is at 7:00 am and Shotgun Start is 8:00 am. A Sponsor Team is $800 includes Team of four, lunch, and a hole sign, a Team is $600 and includes Team of four, and Hole Sponsor is $300 and includes sign with company/organization name, and an individual Player $150 includes lunch Sponsorship Opportunities are available. View more details here!
APRIL ARCHIBALD CENTER AND MACOA EAST NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE NOW!
HOST YOUR NEXT CELEBRATION AT OUR ARCHIBALD CENTER
Our Archibald Center is available for weekend rentals. It is the perfect downtown venue for any special occasion including weddings, receptions, birthday parties, graduation gatherings, baby showers, bridal showers, class and family reunions! The Center seats 150 and holds 200 for a standing reception! To make your reservation and learn more click here!
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SAVE THE DATE
To view complete list of upcoming activities and dates click here:
May 2, 2018
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
May 9, 2018
MACOA Hosts Chamber 60-Minute Coffee
June 5, 2018
MACOA Board of Directors Meeting
June 8, 2018
17th Annual Swinging Fore Seniors
Robert Trent Jones Prattville, AL
October 11, 2018
31st Annual Seniors of Achievement
Montgomery Country Club
November 12, 2018
14th Annual International Tasting
Southern Homes & Gardens
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Call Us Today for Information & Assistance:
MACOA MAIN LINE- 334-263-0532
MEALS ON WHEELS DIRECT- 334-240-6765
ARCHIBALD CENTER DIRECT- 334-240-6767
MACOA EAST- 334-354-3935
RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP) DIRECT- 334-265-9204
ELDER ABUSE HOTLINE- 334-262-7378
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - ThursDAY
8:00am to 4:30pm
8:00am to 12:00pm
MACOA is River Region United Way Affiliate
VOLUNTEER TRAINING EVERY THURSDAY AT 9:00am AT OUR OFFICE
CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING AS A MEALS ON WHEELS DRIVER BY GIVING ONE HOUR TO DELIVER MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN
CONTACT PAM GOODWIN AT
(334) 263-0532 OR PJGOODWIN@MACOA.ORG
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