AARP Virginia Volunteering Open House

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Join AARP Virginia for a Volunteering Open House! AARP Virginia’s team of Community Ambassadors serves communities throughout the commonwealth in many ways. From representing AARP at various community events to presenting educational programs and workshops throughout the commonwealth, AARP Virginia volunteers are implementing AARP’s Purpose every day: To empower people to choose how they live as they age.  You’ll learn all the different ways you can volunteer with AARP Virginia to help enhance the quality of life for all as we age. …

Faithful Aging Conference

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  Join us for Virginia’s first statewide, faith-based conference on aging! March 14, 2017 From 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Lynchburg College 1501 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24503 This conference will address opportunities related to an aging congregation, and will present ideas about meeting the needs of older members, including those with dementia, inside and outside the walls of our faith communities. Presented by the Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College and Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. Make sure to …

Great Decisions 2017 Program at Virginia Tech

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The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and the Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech invite the public to participate in Great Decisions, an annual eight-week nonpartisan community discussion on international affairs. This award-winning program, using materials prepared by the Foreign Policy Association, is in its 63rd year and is presented in many locations nationwide. Great Decisions begins Wednesday, February 8, 2017, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm and will continue for eight consecutive Wednesdays. Sessions will be held at …

AARP Virginia Local Events

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Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family. Our …

Join AARP Virginia for a Free Screening of American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

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Join us for a free screening of American Masters – Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise This is the first feature documentary about the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou (1928-2014), best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before. Be sure to join us for this special event! …

AARP Roanoke Dinner Group at Shakers Restaurant

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AARP Virginia invites members and their guests to join them at Shakers Restaurant for an evening of food and fun from 5:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. AARP has reserved the back room of Shakers Restaurant for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees. Full menu ordering is available. No seminar program or products will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish. Shakers Restaurant is …

Save the date for Senior Awareness Day 2017 in Lynchburg, VA

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The event entitled Home, Health and Happiness, will be held on April 25, 2017 from 9:00 to 2:00 at Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg.  There will be workshops and educational booths, as well as entertainment and food–all free and open to the public with no advance registration required.  The event is sponsored by the Departments of Social Services in Amherst, Appomattox, Lynchburg and Campbell County and Campbell County Recreation Department. Vendors may e-mail Haley.Lewis@dss.virginia.gov to participate; vendors must pay their …

Volunteer for 2015 Community Food Drive

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The sign-up period for volunteering for the 2015 Food Drive has begun and the deadline to participate is July 30, 2015! Some people can’t afford to splurge on certain luxuries–unfortunately, food is considered a luxury for many. Every day, nearly nine million older Americans face the risk of hunger. They’re our friends, our neighbors and our family, and they don’t want to be a burden–so they suffer in silence. That’s why AARP and AARP Foundation have teamed up for Drive …

AARP and Community Partner Events in Central Virginia

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Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging, and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family. Our …

AARP and Community Partner Events in Southeast Virginia

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Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging, and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family. …