Senior Center to host picnic for 50th anniversary

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Council on Aging’s Winnsboro Senior Center has another reason to celebrate its 50th anniversary – the annual senior picnic. “It’s always a wonderful event,” Maria Manning, the Center’s Community Development Director said. “We are inviting anyone in the community who is 60 or over. But it’s important that they RSVP […]

Tackle technology at Winnsboro Senior Center

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council on Aging will host a senior computer training class each Wednesday during the month of March at the Winnsboro Senior Center. The class will focus on all devices – from laptops, to tablets and smartphones. Topics for classes include Computer Basics, Navigating Medicare.gov and more. Attendees should bring a device. […]

FCCOA celebrates expansion of facility

WINNSBORO – A ribbon cutting ceremony kicked off what will be a year of celebrating 50 years the Fairfield County Council on Aging has served the county’s seniors of Fairfield County. “This is a very special year for us,” Angie Connor, Director of the center told The Voice. “Our 50th anniversary marks over 5,000,000 meals […]

Employment: Fairfield County Council on Aging

Receptionist / Admin Assistant Fairfield County Council on Aging is seeking applications for a full-time receptionist/admin assistant. Successful candidate must be able to work Monday-Friday, be able to communicate clearly and persuasively in writing and through telephone conversations; be a creative problem solver, be able to work independently with little supervision, be able to lift […]

Adopt a senior citizen ‘angel’ for the holidays

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Council on Aging (FCCOA) has restarted its Angel Tree project – a program that allows members of the community to adopt a senior client and provide holiday gifts for them. This is the 11th year for the program.  Many seniors are not able to join in the festivities of the holidays […]

Senior vouchers available for Farmer’s Market purchases

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – If you are 60 or older, have a valid drivers’ license or state issued ID, have a low income and live in Fairfield County, you may qualify to receive $25 worth of coupons to buy fresh fruits and vegetables this summer through the Fairfield Farmer’s Market or other certified Fairfield County farmer’s […]

Employment: FC Council on Aging

Fairfield County Council on Aging is accepting resumes for a Community Development Director. This is a Full-time position with flexible hours. Objective: The Community Development Director is the primary owner of efforts related to fund development and community engagement. The CDD works in partnership with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Community Volunteers to […]

Angel Tree brings cheer to seniors

WINNSBORO – The Angel Tree is a holiday tradition in the Fairfield community that makes Christmas special for about 250 of the county’s senior citizens. Staff members at the Council on Aging’s Senior Center fill the tree with paper angels – each one representing a senior in the community who may live alone or be […]

Employment: Fairfield County Council on Aging

Free meals for seniors in Fairfield County

COLUMBIA – What began last month as a Senior Resources project in Richland County to serve five free meals a week for senior citizens age 60 and over during the Time of Corona, has now been funded to serve 16 counties, including Fairfield County where the Fairfield County Council on Aging is handling the distribution […]