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Lyle Halvorson


Lyle Halvorson is the communications director for AARP North Dakota.

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Thinking about Retiring? Join Us for a ‘Happy Hour’ Lounge and Learn for Soon-to-Be Retirees

Posted on 06/16/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Everyone wants to live comfortably in retirement, but how do you know when you are really ready? AARP North Dakota will present “Ready to Retire?” workshops featuring information on how to plan and save for the future, get the most out of Social Security, and navigate different savings options. We’ll provide those who are nearing retirement with unbiased information to plan for their future. That way, they can take charge of their future and be more confident that they will …

Two New Volunteer Opportunities to Make a Difference in Your Community

Posted on 06/8/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Do you want to make a difference right where you live? AARP is searching for volunteers to help us launch two new programs later this year. Fraud Fighters We are looking for people who are interested in becoming Fraud Fighters – willing to present fraud and scam information to small groups and clubs in communities across North Dakota. We’ll be conducting a “train-the-trainer” workshop on AARP’s Fraud Watch Network later this summer, and we invite you to consider this as …

Bismarck, Fargo among Top 10 on AARP Livability Index

Posted on 06/8/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Bismarck and Fargo have both been named a Top 10 city in a new Livability Index developed by AARP. The study identified the most livable places in the country for people 50-plus. Bismarck has one of the Top 10 neighborhoods in the U.S. and is among the Top 10 small-sized cities overall. Bismarck is also named as one of the best small-sized cities for making new friends. Fargo is ranked among the Top 10 most livable mid-sized cities. Fargo also …

Participate in Monthly Legislative Updates beginning June 17

Posted on 06/1/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP North Dakota invites members to join our monthly legislative updates at 1:30 p.m. CT the third Wednesday of every month. You can join and follow along on your computer or mobile device, or you can just dial in by phone. During this month’s call on June 17 we will discuss the Legislative Management Committee’s decisions on what issues they will study during the next 18 months. Tune in to find out what issues AARP will be watching and working …

June 2015 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 05/30/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Check out the June AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: A “happy hour” workshop designed for soon-to-be retirees. A free screening of “Still Alice” in Fargo. AARP’s opposition to MDU’s proposed natural gas rate hike. A column from volunteer State President Mike Tomasko. One-day volunteer opportunities in Bismarck, Minot and Fargo. Upcoming driver safety classes around the state. And much more! If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to June 2015 …

AARP Standing Up for North Dakota Members, Consumers in MDU Natural Gase Rate Hike Request

Posted on 05/21/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP in May formally intervened in a Montana Dakota Utilities (MDU) natural gas rate case on behalf of its members and other consumers in North Dakota. MDU is again asking the North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC) to raise the fixed monthly customer charge for natural gas. This charge was $9 per month in 2013. MDU just raised it to $15 per month in 2014 and is now asking to set it at $21 per month. This 40 percent increase …