AARP Arizona

Cynthia Fagyas

Biography:

Cynthia Fagyas is the Communications Director for AARP in Arizona. Cynthia joined AARP Arizona in 2000. She is responsible for publicizing AARP sponsored events, general media relations and internal communications.

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Youngtown AARP Chapter One Shred-a-Thon April 4

Posted on 03/4/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

AARP Chapter #1 will be hosting its annual Shred-a-Thon and Technology Recycling Event on Saturday, April 4 from 8:00 am until noon at the Youngtown Town Hall, 12030 N. Clubhouse Square (Alabama Avenue just west of 111th Avenue). There are no residency restrictions!  All documents will be shredded on-site!  Donations of $1.00 per business-sized box or bag will benefit the Valley View Community Food Bank in Sun City. For more information please call (623) 853-5140.

How the Buffalo Soldiers Helped Win the Arizona Territory

Posted on 03/2/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

In our latest installment of the AARP Phoenix History Series, come and learn about Arizona’s Buffalo Soldiers and how they helped win the territory which later became known as the State of Arizona. It’s a fascinating story that has many interesting details. Colonel Charles Long with America’s Buffalo Soldier’s Re-Enactors Association will be our guest speaker. America’s Buffalo Soldiers protected settlers as they moved west; and supported the westward expansion by building the infrastructure needed for new settlements to flourish. …

“Take Brush to Canvas” March 24 Painting Event

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Ever wanted to learn how to paint?  Well now’s your chance!  AARP Phoenix is hosting a “Take Brush to Canvas” painting event at Pinot’s Palette in Paradise Valley on Tuesday, March 24! Come and learn how to paint with oils on canvas.  This event is led by a Pinot’s Palette artist who will walk participants through a step-by-step painting on a canvas setting. Seating is limited for this two-hour event and registration is required. To register, click here.

“Take Brush to Canvas” March 24 Painting Event!

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Ever wanted to learn how to paint?  Well now’s your chance!  AARP Phoenix is hosting a “Take Brush to Canvas” painting event at Pinot’s Palette in Paradise Valley on Tuesday, March 24! Come and learn how to paint with oils on canvas.  This event is led by a Pinot’s Palette artist who will walk participants through a step-by-step painting on a canvas setting. Seating is limited for this two-hour event and registration is required. To register, click here.

AARP Arizona Seeks State President

Posted on 02/25/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Are you a passionate, strategic thinker with outstanding leadership qualities and the ability to motivate and inspire others? AARP Arizona is currently conducting a statewide search for a State President.  This is a high-level volunteer position that offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for making a positive difference in the lives of Arizonans 50+. The AARP Arizona State President: • Serves as Chair of the AARP Arizona Executive Council, an all-volunteer committee that advises and helps set strategic direction for the AARP state …

Life Can Change With the Stroke of a Brush, Life Reimagined

Posted on 02/25/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

When AARP Arizona’s James Hughes was recently asked to fill-in and host an AARP “Take Your Brush to Canvas” painting event in Phoenix, he didn’t think it would be a life-changing experience. “I never expected to get anything personal out of it, other than helping out our short-handed staff,” said James. “After all, I couldn’t even draw a straight line, so my expectations for actually painting a picture during the event were pretty low.” Little did James know that he …