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2015 Legislative Update Week 2

Posted on 01/23/2015 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Week 2 of the 2015 South Dakota Legislative Session is in the books and AARP South Dakota has been actively working on legislation for you. On Tuesday, AARP South Dakota testified in support of Senate Bill 18, a bill addressing charitable, raffle, lottery and bingo scams. As you know, AARP South Dakota spent 2014 holding Fraud Watch Network events in every county in South Dakota. This consumer protection bill protects South Dakotans who have donated to raffles or lotteries in …

Register for AARP SD Lobby Day 2015

Posted on 01/9/2015 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Happy New Year from AARP South Dakota!  It’s time to register for Lobby Day 2015.    We want you to join us at the state Capitol in Pierre for lunch and conversation with your representatives.  This is an opportunity for you to get to know your elected officials, and discuss issues that matter to South Dakotans 50+ and their families.   AARP South Dakota remains committed to ensuring South Dakotans of every generation have access to affordable, quality health care, and consumer …

New Year Brings New Transportation Options in Hartford

Posted on 01/2/2015 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Residents in Hartford, SD will have new options for getting around town, and into Sioux Falls. Starting Monday, January 5th, Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP) with support from AARP South Dakota, Sioux Valley Energy, Sanford Health, the Hartford Foundation and the City of Hartford, will begin providing on-demand, curb-to-curb bus service for residents of Hartford. “This has been more than a year in the making,” said Ellie Sturdevant, an AARP volunteer who approached AARP South Dakota with the idea of …

Use of AARP Name, Logo in Campaign Ads not Authorized

Posted on 10/31/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

AARP: Use of Association’s Name, Logo in Campaign Ads Not AuthorizedAssociation does not endorse candidates in any political races Upon learning of its name and logo appearing in campaign ads in the race for United States Senate, AARP is issuing the following statement by Sarah Jennings, State Director for AARP South Dakota.   “AARP does not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. “While candidate for U.S. Senate, Rick Weiland, was employed by AARP in 2002 and …

Work your mind. Warm your heart.

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Want to make a difference in your community? AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand in the Watertown South Dakota area to offer free tax assistance and preparation to taxpayers with low to moderate income.  It’s part of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service – or to volunteer! Last year, …

Get to know AARP in Rapid City at Free Coffee Fridays!

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Feels like fall!  What better way to warm up than with a FREE cup of coffee and some great conversation with friends.  Connect with AARP in Rapid City and get to know us, learn what we’re doing in the community and find out about opportunities to get involved at FREE Coffee Fridays. Every Friday, starting October 17 through November, AARP in Rapid City will host FREE Coffee Fridays at Black Hills Bagels from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Black Hills …