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Don’t miss Cleveland International Film Festival

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Come Together, Right Now for the 39th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival! Come see some of the newest and most significant artistic films and documentaries from across the world on March 18–28 at Tower City.  Discover new cultures and hear film directors talk about their on-location experiences. As one of its sponsors, AARP is offering our members and their guests a discount on tickets to the Cleveland International Film Festival. Visit www.clevelandfilm.org/aarp  to save $2 when you buy general admission …

AEP customers spared $116 M in surcharges

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP Ohio opposed the subsidy proposed by American Electric Power, and this morning issued the following statement from Bill Sundermeyer, who leads government affairs work for AARP Ohio: “While we disagree with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) that it has jurisdiction to allow the proposed American Electric Power (AEP) surcharge to bail out an aging coal plant, Wednesday’s order saves ratepayers $116 million by appropriately rejecting AEP’s request. We hope the Commission rejects the pending and similar FirstEnergy …

See screening of Jersey Boys at historic cinema

Posted on 02/17/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Meet fellow AARP members and friends at a free screening of Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, at the historic Quaker Cinema in downtown New Philadelphia. Jersey Boys follows four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who overcame trials and tribulations to become one of the most iconic groups in pop music. The movie features their award-winning tunes Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like a Man, Dawn and more. Stop by …

Hey NE Ohio! Have fun making a difference

Posted on 02/10/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

If you want to have fun while making a difference in your community, then volunteering with AARP may be your ticket to an exciting 2015. Your options are many, so we are hosting events where you can pick up information and explore the possibilities by talking with current volunteers over refreshments. Among the Real Possibilities you could choose to explore: Becoming a Life Reimagined guide in Akron and help people of all ages, members and nonmembers discover what’s next on their …

AARP pleased Ohio budget strengthens healthcare

Posted on 02/2/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

AARP is pleased to see the governor is proposing a state budget that will strengthen access to both health care and services that allow Ohioans to live independently at home as they age, said Bill Sundermeyer, who leads state legislative advocacy for AARP Ohio. Following are his comments on those and other AARP priority issues: Medicaid Expansion – AARP Ohio is pleased that the Governor is proposing to continue funding the availability of Medicaid assistance to those at or below …

Here’s how to prevent Tax ID theft

Posted on 01/26/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services. Many taxpayers are putting themselves at greater risk of tax identity theft according to a recent national study released by the AARP Fraud Watch Network in conjunction with the education campaign to help prevent scammers …