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Q4 2019 Viewpoint Released

Q4 2019 Viewpoint Released - 1.08.20

Each quarter, ACOG releases a new Viewpoint newsletter. Be sure to sign-up to stay up-to-date with important dates, events, and news of what we are working on! read more


ARC/ ORNL 2020 Summer STEM Programs

ARC/ ORNL 2020 Summer STEM Programs - 1.08.20

What connects students and teachers from 210 Appalachian counties with award-winning scientists? The ARC/ORNL STEM Summer Program! Now in its 31st year, this all-expenses paid learning experience is a gateway to science, math, and computer education in Appalachia. Apply by February 28 at arc.gov/summerSTEM read more


Complete Count Census Training

Complete Count Census Training - 10.28.19

Join us Oct. 28th for the Complete Count Census Training read more


Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease

Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease - 9.04.19

ACOG will be walking to #ENDALZ on October 5th, 2019! read more


ACOG Releases FY 2020 Work Program

ACOG Releases FY 2020 Work Program - 6.17.19

The Mission Statement of the Appalachian Council of Governments is to assist the local governments of Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Spartanburg Counties, and such other organizations as may be decided by the Board, through providing relevant approaches to local and regional needs in economic development, social planning and development, and public administration. read more


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - 6.13.19

Please join the Appalachian Council of Governments and the SC Department on Aging in bringing awareness to our community with a free event to celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The event will include vendors - guest speakers - optional health screenings - door prizes - light breakfast & lunch served.  Lyman Event Center at Pacific Place​​​​ 59 Groce Road, Lyman, SC 29365 Thursday, June 13, 2019 9:00 am to 1:30 pm read more


ACOG 2018 Annual Report

ACOG 2018 Annual Report - 3.01.19

The 2018 ACOG Annual Report has been released. read more


Respite Care: Who, What, When, and Where

Respite Care: Who, What, When, and Where - 2.28.19

Do you provide care for a loved one that is over 60 or suffering from a dementia related disease? Do you find yourself not taking time for your own personal needs? Do you find that you are not taking care of your own health due to making sure your loved one gets the medical care they need? Are you spending more time during a day taking care of your loved ones needs than your own? Do you feel as if you are neglecting yourself and family by caring for someone else? If so, then you may be eligible for a grant that may allow you some respite time to take care of yourself. read more

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