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North Florida Community Leader Joins AARP’s Volunteer Board

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2015 CONTACT Ajla Subasic, 727-592-8024, asubasic@aarp.org North Florida Community Leader Joins AARP’s Volunteer Board Local Resident, Stephen Rome, Joins AARP Florida’s Executive Council Pensacola, Fla. – AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson announced today that Pensacola community leader Stephen Rome, has been appointed to AARP’s Florida Executive Council. The Executive Council serves as the “voice of AARP members in Florida,” representing AARP Florida on a wide range of issues affecting Floridians 50+. “AARP Florida is …

AARP SEEKS “2015 FLORIDA ANDRUS AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE” NOMINEES

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Do you know a volunteer age 50+ who is using his or her skills and experience to make a significant difference in your community? Honor his or her dedication, commitment, and creativity with a nomination for the 2015 AARP Florida Andrus Award for Community Service — AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding individuals who are making a powerful difference in their communities in ways that advance …

AARP Florida names Tampa Bay resident as top volunteer advisor

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Ajla Subasic, asubasic@aarp.org AARP Florida names Tampa Bay resident as top volunteer advisor Local Resident, Monica Stynchula, joins AARP Florida’s Executive Council St. Petersburg, Fla. –AARP Florida’s State Director Jeff Johnson has appointed longtime Tampa Bay community leader Monica Stynchula as a member of the AARP Florida Executive Council, a group of top volunteer advisors leading the nation’s largest membership organization for people 50+ in the nation’s “grayest” state. “AARP Florida is pleased that a person …

AARP Florida’s Volunteers Are Spreading Real Possibilities

Posted on 04/2/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

At AARP Florida, we believe in strength in numbers. Fortunately for us, we have an amazing group of volunteers who dedicate their time and energy into helping us achieve our mission. Although many of our volunteers are in Orlando, Miami, Broward County, Tallahassee and Jacksonville, we have a special group of more than 30 volunteers who do endless great work all across the state of Florida. This special group often refers to themselves as “Clark’s Team.” “The challenge we’ve been …

Safety comes first at CarFit

Posted on 04/2/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

We get fitted for many things in life. But some Floridians 50-plus may never have considered getting their car checked to make it fit them. On Thursday, April 9, CarFit, an educational program, created by the American Society on Aging, and developed in collaboration with AARP, AAA, and the American Occupational Therapy Association, will be making its way to Pensacola to help older adults get their cars fitted to them. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 …

AARP Florida names Winter Park Chapter #1047 2014 CHAPTER OF THE YEAR

Posted on 03/19/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Written by Cathy Kerns, AARP Florida’s Executive Council member Winter Park AARP Florida Chapter 1047 was named 2014 Chapter of the Year. Announced on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2015, the highest AARPFL chapter honor was presented to the chapter at the Winter Park Civic Center. The award was presented by AARP Area Field Coordinator, Abby Walters, and Executive Council member, Cathy Kerns. “AARP Florida is grateful to the 227 Winter Park Chapter members and the countless hours of service …