This week Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) was honored to receive the Adams County Aging Network’s 2016 Nonprofit Business of the Year Award. SRC was nominated by Adams County Human Services, which nominated SRC because of its highly rated and successful transportation program:
“SRC has been the service provider of the Adams County A-LIFT program since its inception 15 years ago. Over this time, not only has Adams County grown, but transportation has expanded in leaps and bounds. Along with this growth, SRC continues to provide a valuable service to Adams County seniors’ through the expansion of its service area and the types of trips provided.
SRC is devoted to providing clients exceptional service with its unique door-through-door transportation. This service has helped over 600 riders annually, . . . This exceptional service is recognized each year by clients through a satisfaction survey, with over 90% of riders saying it is good – exceptional service! Adams County and its Transit Policy Council can’t imagine any other organization providing the level of expertise and invaluable service that SRC does.”
ACAN honors local volunteer and business
The Adams County Aging Network (ACAN) Conference also honored Hugh Perry. Mr. Perry recently passed away at 94. The Adams County resident dedicated his retirement years to hours of service delivering meals to seniors and becoming a backbone of the local program. His grandchildren and a great grandchild received the award in his honor.
Atlanta Bread Company was honored with the ACAN For-profit Business of the Year Award. This company donates space and coffee to many community groups and is a supporter of local education.
The annual ACAN Conference brings together business, nonprofits and government agencies together with older adults in the Adams County area. The day includes workshops and seminars on topics relevant to older adults and gives people direct access to service provides who can answer questions.
Keynote highlights legal issues for seniors
The keynote speaker this yeas was District Attorney Dave Young of the 17th Judicial District. He spoke to the full house about legal issues impacting seniors. Fraud and elder abuse are issues the DA’s office confronts every day and the District Attorney has created a special office just to deal with issues like these.
Judging by the enthusiastic crowd and packed seminars, this year’s ACAN Conference was a big success. SRC was glad to be a part again and honored to have received the Nonprofit Business of the Year Award. Many thanks to all who attended and made it such a rewarding and informative day.