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Big Bend Hospice Goodie Bags

This Saturday, August 2, would have been the ECCC SGI Sizzler 5K Race & One Mile Fun Run, but due to COVID-19, the event was cancelled. The Sizzler is the big fundraiser for Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County, ECCC, and this year would be the third year that  ECCC, would organize the race, and the 23rd year for the island Read More

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ECCC briefs Area Agency on Aging director

Elder Care Community Council Board of Directors met with Lisa Bretz, MSW, Executive Director of Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for North Florida this past week.  ECCC President Valentina Webb updated Ms. Bretz on activities since the COVID-19 closed the doors at Holy Family Senior Center in Apalachicola mid March.  ECCC had submitted our quarterly Read More

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More July News!

Living Waters Assembly of God in Apalachicola delivered over 70 individual boxes of fruits and vegetables to Holy Family Senior Center.  Pastor Scotty Lolley and Pastor Thomas Webb, along with Caleb Lolley (Red shirt) and Caden Allen (blue shirt)  unloaded the trailer of food at Holy Family Senior Center for distribution to seniors on the Read More

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July 2020

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization with a mission to bridge the gaps for seniors living in our county.  During this time of COVID-19, the Holy Family Senior Center remains closed to all activities.  The Center was thriving with the doors open from 10-2pm, Monday through Friday, for Read More

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Grandkids Make Pound Cakes for Seniors

Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County says, “Thank You” to  Bonnie Davis for gathering  her grandchildren, Annaliese and Theo Hovda, together in her kitchen to bake pound cakes for seniors.  Val Webb, President of ECCC, graciously accepted the cakes when they delivered them to Holy Family Senior Center in Apalachicola, 203 Dr. Frederick Humphries Drive. ECCC welcomes Read More

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ECCC is Almost 4 Years Old

Elder Care Community Council will be 4 years old this coming August. Martha Hodge, one of the founders and the first Treasurer of ECCC reminisces about the early days of  Elder Care Community Council and how the organization was formed. Martha states, “In the summer of 2016, I was alarmed to learn Liberty County staff were the providers of senior Read More

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The Month of May is Older Americans Month!

Older Americans Month is the month of May. This year’s national theme is Make Your Mark and Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County (ECCC) is highlighting the contributions that older adults are making on their communities. Across the nation, elders are using their time and experience to make a significant difference in the lives of Read More

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ECCC Reaches Out To Seniors

Elder Care Community Council reaches out to seniors in Franklin County. Lunch is cooked and served in togo containers out of Holy Family Senior Center, Monday through Friday, at 11:30 am and is available for those over 55 years of age.  Please stay in your car to pick up the lunch.  Volunteers and Liz Early, Read More