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Free AARP Tax-Aide at Gwinnett Tech Served Record Number of Taxpayers

Posted on 06/15/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

The team of AARP Tax-Aide volunteers serving residents at Gwinnett Technical College this tax season set a new record.  The team of about 17 volunteers filed 1,026 returns, compared to 921 last year. Each year, Gwinnett Tech partners with AARP Tax-Aide to provide free income tax preparation and tax counseling for community residents, including Gwinnett Tech students and college team members. The service is available from early February until the April filing deadline. This year, the volunteers saved the individuals …

AARP Sponsors Annual Black Tie Gala To Raise Funds For Atlanta Children With Sickle Cell Anemia

Posted on 06/12/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Winning the Battles In Your Mind, Inc., a nonprofit organization founded in 2008, will host their 3rd Annual Saving the Future One Tie at a Time black tie gala on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Cobb Galleria (2 Galleria Parkway Southeast). Presented by AARP, this single event launches an annual fundraising campaign with a goal to raise over $50K for local families with children living with Sickle Cell Anemia. Winning the Battles in Your Mind is excited to partner …

Annual Andrus Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community

Posted on 06/12/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Georgia Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Georgians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP is excited to shine a light on 50+ Georgians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Tobias Tillmon, AARP Georgia Interim State Director. Nominations will be evaluated by AARP Georgia based on how the …

AARP Georgia Receives Community Service Award from City of Atlanta

Posted on 06/4/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Last month, AARP Georgia was awarded with the Community Service Award honoring Older Atlantans Month. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed presented the award for AARP’s contributions to the City of Atlanta over the years. More than 1,000 attendees participated and AARP discussed its 2014 Age-Friendly Atlanta accomplishments and our upcoming events in 2015. AARP volunteers educated attendees on Age-Friendly/Livable Communities programming, fraud prevention tips, caregiving, and other relevant tools and resources to help Atlantans enhance their quality of life. An Age-Friendly …

AARP Virtual Career Fair Brings Together Job Seekers and Employers

Posted on 05/29/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

On Tuesday, June 9, from 10am-2pm ET, the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair will feature Life Reimagined for Work pledge signing employers that are hiring. In addition, AARP will be providing job search resources to job seekers in the form of tip sheets and online chats with career professionals. Life Reimagined for Work is AARP’s national effort to help employers solve their current and future staffing challenges and direct job seekers to employers that are hiring and value experienced …

Register for Driver Safety at Emory University

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

In partnership with Emory University (Emory Continuing Education), the AARP Driver Safety class helps participants identify individual problem areas, which helps to improve their own driving behavior. Completing this course and submitting your certificate to your insurance company may result in a reduction of up to 10% in your insurance premiums! Class dates: Jul 8, 2015 – Jul 15, 2015, 1:15pm Course fee: $20. Register early as seats get booked quickly. To register:   Photo Credit: Ann Borden, Emory Photo/Video