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Ginger Thompson

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Ginger is Communications Director for AARP Virginia.

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The People’s Debate Scheduled for October 13

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Senator Mark Warner Accepts People’s Debate Invitation Statewide Broadcast on October 13 RICHMOND_ The League of Women Voters of Virginia and AARP Virginia are pleased to announce Senator Mark Warner has accepted the groups’ invitation to debate challenger Ed Gillespie during a statewide television broadcast on October 13.     The statewide-televised debate will be held at 7 p.m. on October 13 in Richmond. Media partners for the debate are WCVE-TV (PBS) and WTVR-TV CBS 6. The debate will be …

You Can Help Fight Hunger in Your Neighborhood

Posted on 08/25/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

        AARP VIRGINIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE IS SEPTEMBER 8-15   RICHMOND _ It takes just a little to give back a lot, and no matter where you live, you can help fight hunger in your community September 8-15.   The AARP Virginia Statewide Community Food Drive begins September 8, when more than 150 collection sites statewide will accept food for community food banks and food pantries. People across the Commonwealth are organizing food drives in their …

U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE ACCEPTS PEOPLE’S DEBATE INVITATION

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia are pleased to announce that U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has agreed to participate in the People’s Debate on October 13. “We are hopeful that Senator Mark Warner will agree to take part in the People’s Debate,” said AARP Virginia State Director Bill Kallio, who received Gillespie’s signed acceptance today. The deadline to accept the debate invitation is Monday, August 4. The two non-partisan groups traditionally sponsor the …

View AARP-produced documentary on Japanese American internment during World War II

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

WCVE-TV in Richmond and WHTJ-TV in Charlottesville will air Honorable Journey: The Untold Story of Japanese Americans During WW II at 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. Narrated by actor George Takei, the film is a production of AARP which commissioned writer and producer Stephen Menick to create the video on the Japanese American experience during World War II. Honorable Journey charts the 70-year struggle of Japanese-Americans who came of age during World War II.  The film features conflicts of …

What’s Happening in Virginia?

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Upcoming events in Virginia include: NORTHERN VIRGINIA Free Seminars for Family Caregivers Throughout this Spring 2014 AARP Dulles Area Chapter Get Together Thursday, March 20th 7 – 8:30 pm Planning End of Life Decisions Herndon Senior Center Main Dining Room 873 Grace Street, Herndon AARP Vienna Chapter Meeting  Monday, March 17 12:30 p.m. Special Presentation on the Affordable Care Act Vienna Community Center …

What’s Happening in Virginia?

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Upcoming events in Virginia include: NORTHERN VIRGINIA Keeping the Promise of Social Security and Medicare Thursday, March 6th 10 – 11:00 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo Saturday, March 8th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington Recreation & Cultural Activities for Alexandria’s Seniors …