AARP Virginia 2017 Food Drive – September 9-16

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Nationwide, more than 8 million adults aged 50 to 64 rely on charitable food assistance to help make ends meet. Not wanting to be a burden, they often suffer in silence. They are more likely to experience chronic illnesses like Diabetes, depression, reduced muscle mass and bone density, and poor vision. They are our family, our friends, and our neighbors – and AARP Virginia is committed to ending their hunger. Each year, AARP Virginia volunteers and staff partner with organizations …

AARP Virginia Needs YOU! Seeking Multicultural Outreach Volunteers

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If you are passionate about serving your community through education and advocacy, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Be an AARP Virginia Multicultural Community Ambassador and provide education, advocacy, and outreach in your community! AARP Virginia understands the importance of multicultural volunteers and has made a long-term commitment to multicultural communities. There are several communities – Hispanic/Latino, Asian-American Pacific Islander, and LGBT – with whom we would like to increase our volunteer footprint in an effort to engage community members age 50-plus. Not only …

AARP Virginia State Office Volunteer Opportunity

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6.20.17 AARP Virginia state office has worked to develop a new volunteer position for right here in our office. We are looking for volunteers who are able to come to the office at least one day a week to assist with our day-to-day administrative business under the official title State Office Administrative Volunteer. If you’ve always wanted to get a first-hand look at how we do what we do, this is your chance! This position offers the opportunity to interact one-on-one with state …

AARP Virginia Andrus Award Nomination Deadline is July 1, 2017

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Recognize an exceptional Virginia volunteer! AARP Virginia seeks nominees for the 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service Winner to receive $500 for nonprofit of their choice Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Show your appreciation by nominating her or him for the 2017 AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service, named for AARP’s founder, Ethel Percy Andrus. AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others. …

FREE Document Shredding in Roanoke!

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Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud! There are many ways to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud – data breaches, computer malware, simply losing your wallet or having it stolen – but one easy way to ensure crooks don’t get their hands on your personal information is to shred documents that contain it. AARP Virginia is offering FREE document shredding during the Healthy Resources Expo in Roanoke. Each attendee is limited to two boxes or bags of material …

AARP Virginia State President Search

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10.7.2016 From Jim Dau, AARP Virginia State Director: AARP Virginia is looking for a leader to serve as its volunteer State President. Bill Lukhard, an emeritus member of the state’s Executive Council, has very capably been serving as our Acting State President following the departure of previous State President Bob Blancato. In addition to chairing the Executive Council, the State President is the chief volunteer spokesperson and frequently represents AARP Virginia at functions across the state. The State President is …

Beach Ball Wallyball! Come play in Falls Church or McLean

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Play Wallyball – Find Joy! Retired couples and singles wanted to come join in the fun! Wallyball is like volleyball but played in a racquetball court, where it is legal to hit the ball off of the walls. Playing with a beach ball in a racket ball court makes the game easy, friendly and fun. Play off the ceilings and walls. Meet others, laugh, and have a good time for a happy hour of exercise. No experience necessary. Come by and watch …

Come learn how you can get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer!

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AARP Virginia is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community and in our state. We have several opportunities available for you to get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer in southeast Virginia. Please join us at one of two informative luncheons to learn more about how you can sign up to volunteer. Yorktown Monday, October 17th at 11:30 am Joe & Mimma’s, 5742 George Washington Highway, Yorktown, VA  23692 Click here to register or call 877-926-8300. Please …

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with AARP at Teatro de la Luna!

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join AARP members and friends for an enchanting evening of the captivating rhythms of Rio de la Plata: the tango. This one-night-only presentation of tango and milonga music features the extraordinary voice of Mariana Quinteros. Music, lyrics and song vibrate together for an unforgettable trip to the Rio de la Plata, with renowned local talents: Trifilio Tango Trio featuring Emmanuel Trifilio on the bandoneon, Ramon Gonzalez on guitar, and Devree Lewis on cello. Together, …

Fight Hunger & Play Pinball!

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AARP Virginia is teaming up with the Roanoke Pinball Museum and Feeding America Southwest Virginia for a night of family-friendly fun while collecting donations of non-perishable food items to help those who are going hungry in southwest Virginia. Anyone who brings a bag of non-perishable food items to the Roanoke Pinball Museum will gain free admission to play on the over 60 vintage pinball machines housed in the museum. Some of these reconditioned machines date back to the 1930s! Date: …