Local Resident Celebrates 101st Birthday
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens was honored to celebrate Ms. Ida Durham’s 101st birthday along with her family and friends. Ms. Durham turned 101 on February 16, 2013 and celebrated at her home in Bluefield, VA. She is pictured celebrating with her family and friends.
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens celebrates all local Centenarian residents. If you know of anyone celebrating their 100th birthday please contact Chase Meade-Patton at 276.964.4915.
AASC is one of Virginia’s 25 Area Agencies on Aging designated by the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services to carry out the department’s mission to foster the dignity, independence and security of older Virginians by promoting partnerships with communities at the local level. AASC offers information and services for older adults residing in Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell counties. Visit the organization’s website at www.aasc.org or call toll-free at 1-800-656-2272.
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AASC NAMED WINNER IN TOYOTA 100 CARS FOR GOOD PROGRAM
CEDAR BLUFF,VA – [MARCH 8, 2014] – Cedar Bluff based organization, Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens has been named a winner in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which awards new vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public from Oct. 1 – Nov. 19, 2013.
Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program showcases five nonprofit organizations each day for 50 days at www.100carsforgood.com. Visitors to the page may cast up to two votes per day for different organizations to select the organizations they feel are most deserving of a new Toyota vehicle.
AASC has received the most votes and has been named as a winner of a new Toyota Pruis, which will be used to assist AASC’s Care Transitions program in completing home visits for high-risk hospital readmission patients. The Prius will also be utilized by AASC’s Nutrition Department in the delivery of meals as well as the agency as a whole in order to service client’s needs to the highest standards.
AASC was able to travel to Princeton, WV on February 25 and accept the new Prius from Toyota representatives as well as Ramey Toyota. Over the past two years of the program, Toyota has provided 200 nonprofits with new vehicles to support their work in the areas of disabled services, youth and educational programs, environmental services, veteran services, housing and disaster relief, among many others. For more information, visit www.100carsforgood.com.
AASC is one of Virginia’s 25 Area Agencies on Aging designated by the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services to carry out the department’s mission to foster the dignity, independence and security of older Virginians by promoting partnerships with communities at the local level. AASC offers information and services for older adults residing in Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and Tazewell counties. Visit our website at www.aasc.org or call toll-free at 1-800-656-2272.
Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in the United States in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants. Toyota directly employs over 31,000 in the U.S. and its investment here is currently valued at more than $23 billion, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and design. Toyota is committed to being a good corporate citizen in the communities where it does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term sustainable results. Toyota supports numerous organizations across the country, focusing on education, the environment and safety. Since 1991, Toyota has contributed nearly $700 million to philanthropic programs in the U.S.
For more information on Toyota's commitment to improving communities nationwide, visit http://www.toyota.com/philanthropy.
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Request For Bid - Child Day Care
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens (AASC) is requesting competitive bids to construct a 32’6” X 60’ building for a Child Day Care Center. The following specifications are the required minimum:Foundation
- Should have 3 bathrooms (2 child and one adult which must meet ADA requirements), small kitchen area with base and upper cabinets, sink and a place for refrigerator and microwave (stove/oven is not needed), storage space which can house electrical, office space, infant room with sink, 2 activity areas, 1 larger play area and entry area. Commercial grade tile. Plumbing and electrical.
- HVAC System
- Exterior: Vinyl siding with metal roof.
All bids must be received or delivered to Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens by 4:00PM on Thursday, February 27, 2014.
Forward SEALED BIDS to:
Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens
Child Day Care Center
(Attention: Brian Beck, CFO)
P. O. Box 765
216 College Ridge Rd.
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609
All questions and inquiries are to be directed to the Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens by contacting Brian Beck at (276) 964-4915 or e-mail at email@example.com. The successful Bidder will be required to provide a Certificate of Insurance prior to the release of contract for construction.
AASC is a 501 (c) (3) private, non-profit with tax exempt staus and can use tax exemption to be passed on for purchase of materials.
Please click here to download the blueprints for the building.
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