Tracy Ash – New Hanover County Senior Resource Center
The New Hanover County Senior Resource Center is a State recognized “Senior Center of Excellence”. They are located at 2222 South College Road with the focus on senior issues, needs, and services our top priority. Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (except holidays, special evening, and weekend events). Individuals fifty-five (55) years of age and older are welcome to participate in activities at the Senior Center. To participate in grant funded programs (i.e. nutrition, transportation, etc.) require the seniors be at least sixty (60) years of age. Tracy Ash is the Senior Corps Program Manger or Volunteer Services.
Wes Davis – Pender Adult Services
Wes is the Executive Director, Pender Adult Services, Inc., a community based nonprofit organization providing health related and other services to residents of Pender County with a total staff of approximately 165. Programs include Home Care, Senior Center Programs, Personal Care, Transportation, Congregate and Home Delivered Meals, and Community Alternatives Program. Responsible for development and implementation of agency’s $3 million annual budget funded primarily through county, area Council of Governments and Medicaid funds. Accomplishments to date include implementation of computerized accounting/payroll system, maximizing Medicaid and other reimbursements, reorganization of agency structure, expansion of agency facilities, improved employee benefits program, significantly improved financial status, developed capital construction projects totaling approximately $5 million. Developed full service fitness and wellness center providing facility and programming to the local community.