2017 Region K Senior Game Registration

Registration is now open for the 2017 Region K Senior Games. Participants must be 50 years of age or better and be a resident of one of these five counties: Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance or Warren.  Additionally, participant must be a North Carolina resident for a minimum of three consecutive months of the year. Volunteers from all areas of the community are welcome. Anyone interested in becoming involved in the Senior Games program as a sponsor or volunteer, please contact: Melissa Catlett, Local Coordinator at 252-436-2040.

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Request for Qualifications from NC Association of Regional Councils of Government

The NC Association of Regional Councils of Government are currently seeking RFQs for Legislative Advocacy Services click here for more information.  In addition they are seeking additional RFQs for Management and Administration Services. Click here for additional information on this Request for Qualifications.  Responses are due no later than March 1, 2017 and the contract would be for 1-3 years.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Banking Services

A “RFP” has been mailed to local banking institutions in hopes of securing a proposal for banking services no later than February 28th at 3:00 PM.  All proposals will be reviewed between March 1-15th.  A recommendation will be made to the Kerr-Tar Board of Directors at their March 23rd meeting.  To review the full proposal click here   If you have questions, please feel free to call the COG Office at 252-436-2040.

Respite Care Events

The Kerr Tar Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is cosponsoring two events with The Duke Family Support Program in January to distribute respite vouchers to families caring for individuals with dementia. The first event will be held on Tuesday, January 17th at the Oxford Senior Center, 107 Lanier St, Oxford, NC.  The second event will be on Wednesday, January 18th at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett St, Henderson, NC. Yaneli Smith and Bobbi Matchar from the Duke Family Support Program will meet with caregivers of loved ones with dementia and offer counseling, education and/or respite vouchers. Respite care is a key component of caregiver support that strengthens family systems while protecting the health and well-being of family caregivers as well as care recipients.  For more information contact Melissa Catlett at mcatlett@kerrtarcog.org.