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Apalachicola Bay Chamber supports ECCC

President of Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, Valentina Webb, was presented with a check in the amount of $1585 from Executive Director of Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, John Solomon. The funds were raised at the 4th Annual Butts & Clucks Cook-Off on the Bay.  Special thanks to Team Uncle Bucks BBQ, Backyard Read More

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Seafood Lunch

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC, had an amazing Thursday last week.  ECCC treated the seniors to a delicious seafood lunch ’to-go’.  Sponsors were the Apalachicola Oyster Company & Water Street Seafood along with many, many volunteers.  ECCC is so grateful for the volunteer chefs:  Andre Wynn, Chef Ed Miller, Ramon Valenzeula, and Craig Read More

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Valentine Balloons delivered

Last week, Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County (ECCC) participants were greeted at their door by ECCC volunteers with a Valentine balloon from the Tabernacle of Faith International Ministries, a variety of magazines from the Margaret Key Library and bedding donated by The Gibson Inn & St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center.  The smiles Read More

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Buddy Program with FSU College of Nursing

THE BUDDY PROGRAM LOOKING FOR ADULTS OVER 50 TO PARTICIPATE Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County recommends the Buddy Program which is looking for adults over age 50 to participate.  In March 2020 many things changed. No one was spared the impact of Covid-19, but seniors living alone and nursing students needing clinical experiences Read More

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Thank you Forgotten Coast Parrot Heads

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC, was invited to attend The Forgotten Coast Parrot Head Club meeting last Thursday at the High Five Dive Bar in Apalachicola.  This was the Club’s monthly meeting and they designated ECCC a ‘charitable partner’.  The Club took up a donation at their December meeting and Steve & Read More

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8,000 more meals in 2020!

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC, is love in action.  2020 challenged ECCC, and all of us, in ways we didn’t expect.  Early in the pandemic, ECCC decided the priority was to provide food to anyone in need over the age of 55 living in Franklin County.  ECCC rolled up our sleeves, organized Read More

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Your generosity sustains ECCC!

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County is so incredibly grateful for the outreach and kindness from the community during this holiday season.  We have received many generous donations and we appreciate each and everyone that has enriched the lives of seniors in need in our county.  ECCC’s mission is to bridge the gaps in services Read More