AARP North Dakota

Lyle Halvorson

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Lyle Halvorson is the communications director for AARP North Dakota.

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North Dakota Candidate Debates Broadcast in October

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP North Dakota is co-sponsoring candidate debates beginning Oct. 10 on Prairie Public. The debates feature candidates for two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and four North Dakota statewide offices: Secretary of State, Agriculture Commissioner, and two seats on the Public Service Commission. Here is the schedule for when the debates will first broadcast on Prairie Public. All times are Central. Oct. 8—Secretary of State, Prairie Public radio network, 6:30 p.m. (April Fairfield, Al Jaeger, Roland Riemers) Oct. …

‘Caring for Family Caregivers’ Focus of November Lunch and Learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo, Grand Forks

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

It may start with driving your dad to get groceries or taking your mom to the doctor. Later, you may find yourself taking more time off work, or even leaving the workforce to help care for your family member. No matter where you are in the continuum of caregiving, having a good framework in which to consider your loved one’s needs will make the process easier. AARP North Dakota is pleased to offer “Caring for Family Caregivers,” a lunch and …

Connect AARP to Your Community – Be Part of Our Education and Outreach Committee

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP North Dakota is forming an Education and Outreach Committee that will strengthen our connections in communities across the state. Committee members from eight regions around North Dakota will provide input and share recommendations for educational programming and outreach activities, helping us better meet the needs and wants of our members. Here is the proposed purpose statement of the committee: The Education and Outreach Committee will provide vision and foster AARP education and outreach efforts in communities across the state, …

Beulah, Grand Forks, Reynolds Students Win ‘Why I Love My Grandparents’ Essay Contest

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Grandparents’ Day this Sunday, Sept. 7, will be even more special for many grandmothers and grandfathers. They were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Emily Severinson of Reynolds submitted the top entry in the 15-18 age group. She is the daughter of Gordon and Elizabeth Severinson and a sophomore at Central Valley High School. Victoria Hafner of Beulah submitted the winning entry in the 11-14 age group. …

Shred Personal Documents for Free Saturday, October 11, in Bismarck and Fargo

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

It’s time to once again clean out your file cabinets! AARP North Dakota and Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota invite Fargo-Moorhead and Bismarck-Mandan area residents to shred unneeded documents for free on “Secure Your ID Day,” Saturday, October 11. The Fargo event will be held at the Wells Fargo branch at 2501 13th Ave. S. The Bismarck event will be held at the Wells Fargo Gateway Mall location at 1050 E. Interstate Ave. The times for …

Join Other Volunteers and Help Low-Income, Elderly in North Dakota

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP’s volunteer operated Tax-Aide program is looking for new volunteers across North Dakota. “A common response from people is, ‘I can’t do taxes; I don’t even do my own!’” says Muriel Peterson, the state volunteer coordinator for the Tax-Aide program. Peterson says volunteers do not need tax preparation experience because they receive comprehensive IRS training on tax forms and software at no cost. Instead, she says, potential volunteers should have computer skills, enjoy meeting people and working with other volunteers, …