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JoAnn Rose


JoAnn Rose is a program specialist in the Missouri State Office. She has worked for AARP since 1991

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Volunteers Ready to Share Heart in Missouri Communities

Posted on 02/8/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

  Volunteers from across the state, which included “Speak Out!” speakers bureau volunteers, and the newly formed Action Council that supports advocacy issues and policy issues, met in Columbia February 6th and 7th. A possible snow blizzard in mid-Missouri – that fortunately didn’t occur – drew 34 volunteers who participated in the day and a half issues briefing and “Table Talk” conversations about bureau administration and planning for 2016. A separate breakout session was orchestrated for the Action Council where …

What’s Cooking with AARP in Springfield

Posted on 02/8/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

AARP is heating things up in Springfield – especially in the kitchen. “What’s Cooking with AARP in Springfield” is a series of free cooking classes that are held at the Springfield Hy-Vee store. During 2016, each month will feature a thematic cooking class. Participants will enjoy the meal they prepare at the end of the evening and that they can replicate at home later. From 6 – 8 p.m., a maximum of 25 AARP members and guests learn to prepare …

“BOLO” for Andrus Award Candidates

Posted on 02/8/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

It’s not too early to Be On the Look Out for that deserving volunteer to nominate for the 2016 Missouri AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP is committed to volunteer service that can be traced back to the organization’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto was “to serve, not to be served.” The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent and skills …

Selma – A Story of a Movement

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

In recognition of Black History Month, AARP in St. Louis is offering a special opportunity for members and their guests. Join us for a free screening of “Selma”, a film that’s a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. The free screening of “Selma” will take place on Saturday, February 27 at 1:00 pm at the Regal St. Louis Mills Stadium 18 in Hazelwood. Click …

AARP in St. Louis at the St. Louis Symphony in February

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

AARP members and guests are cordially invited to spend the evenings of February 14th and 20th, 2016 enjoying the music of the St. Louis Symphony. AARP has once again teamed with the St. Louis Symphony to offer two for one tickets.   Las Vegas Valentine’s Songbook Sunday, February 14, 2016   3:00 pm This Valentine’s Day, bring your sweetheart to hear legendary hits from the Las Vegas songbook with the STL Symphony. Bringing the sounds of the Strip to Powell …

It’s a Taxing Time of Year!

Posted on 02/1/2016 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Still looking at how you’re going to get your taxes done for 2015? The AARP Foundation offers free tax preparation services for Missouri taxpayers with low to moderate incomes through the Foundation’s Tax-Aide program. Sites throughout the St. Louis region are available. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 49th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service for anyone and if you’re 50 and older, and can’t afford a tax preparation service, this program was made especially for …