AARP North Dakota

Lyle Halvorson

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Lyle Halvorson is the communications director for AARP North Dakota.

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State Director Janis Cheney Retires; Reception Planned for June 1

Posted on 04/27/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

AARP North Dakota State Director Janis Cheney has announced her retirement after 15 years in the position. “My work with AARP has been a great capstone to a rewarding career,” Cheney said. She became state director in November 2000 when a staffed state office was established in North Dakota. She is retiring this spring with plans to create her own ‘Life Reimagined’ opportunities, including more time with family, exploring national parks, catching up on her reading, practicing yoga, and writing. …

May AARP North Dakota Newsletter

Posted on 04/27/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Check out the May AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: Janis Cheney retirement and open house Healthy aging lunch and learns Volunteer leadership position openings Free document shredding June 11 in Dickinson and Grand Forks June 7 Scam Jam in Fargo Call for nominations for Andrus Award Upcoming driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. May 2016 AARP North Dakota News

Protect Yourself from Scams: Attend June 7 Fargo-Moorhead Scam Jam 2016

Posted on 04/14/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Make plans to attend the Fargo-Moorhead Scam Jam 2016 from 9 a.m. to Noon on Tuesday, June 7, at the FARGODOME. The Minnesota and North Dakota AARP state offices are teaming up to offer you this half-day program to help you avoid fraudsters and their scams that could bilk you out of your hard-earned money, A range of presentations will be held throughout the morning. The opening session by North Dakota Assistant Attorney General Parrell Grossman will feature the “Top …

Volunteer Award Nominees Sought by AARP North Dakota

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

AARP North Dakota is seeking nominations for its 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP North Dakota is excited to shine a light on those North Dakotans who are making a difference in the lives of others,” said AARP volunteer state president Mike Tomasko, West Fargo. “AARP has always encouraged our members to use their skills as a way to remain …

Apply Now for a Volunteer Leadership Position with AARP North Dakota

Posted on 04/1/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Are you a passionate, strategic thinker with outstanding leadership qualities? Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire others? Do you have a passion for issues that impact the more than 228,000 North Dakota residents age 50-plus? AARP North Dakota is conducting a statewide search for Executive Council members. These are high-level volunteer positions that allow you to use your skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of people 50-plus in North Dakota. Executive Council members …

Make a Difference in Your Community; Become a Fraud Fighter

Posted on 03/31/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Do you want to make a difference right where you live? AARP is searching for Fraud Fighters. Fraud Fighters are volunteers willing to present fraud and scam information to small groups and clubs in their community and nearby communities. Training is provided and you would be reimbursed for training expenses and expenses you incur when conducting presentations. The next training program will be held in Bismarck on Monday, May 9. We invite you to consider this as a way you …

You’re Invited: Join Us for a Lunch and Learn on Healthy Aging

Posted on 03/24/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Join AARP North Dakota in May for a lunch and learn on healthy aging. You’ll gain insights on how to lead a healthier and more fulfilling life. Get access to resources and learn new strategies that can make aging a healthy and rewarding experience. Hear more about physical activities, nutrition, and the importance of social and emotional well-being. Optimize your opportunities to lead a purposeful life and enhance the quality of your life as you age by attending this session. …

Thinking about Starting Your Own Business? Attend this Workshop in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo, Grafton or Grand Forks

Posted on 02/13/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Want to start or grow a small business? Join AARP and the Small Business Administration (SBA) for a workshop to help you explore your Real Possibilities. In Fargo, Bismarck and Minot, you’ll hear from a panel of people who have started their own small businesses. (Panelists are listed below.) You’ll also learn about programs and resources available through AARP, SBA and SCORE. From writing your business plan to seeking start-up capital, it’s information you can use. Participants will have the …

Brian Larson Appointed to Lead Driver Safety Program in North Dakota as Volunteer State Coordinator

Posted on 02/2/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

Brian Larson of Bismarck has been appointed as state coordinator of AARP’s Driver Safety Training program in North Dakota. Larson has been a volunteer instructor for the program and has a strong background in traffic safety. He started his career in driver education as an instructor at Grand Forks Central High School. He then moved on to become State Director of Driver and Traffic Safety Education with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. Larson also served as executive director …

Need Help with Your 2015 Income Taxes? Find an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Site in North Dakota

Posted on 01/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/lhalvorson/" title="Posts by Lyle Halvorson" rel="author">Lyle Halvorson</a> | AARP North Dakota |

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide sites across North Dakota will open beginning Feb. 1 to help people prepare their 2015 tax returns. This service is available to low- and moderate-income taxpayers of all ages with special attention to those 60 and older. You do not have to be an AARP member to take advantage of this free service. IRS-certified volunteers are trained to assist in filing accurate returns and help taxpayers receive all of the benefits, credits, and deductions to which they …