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Tim Lockwood

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AARP Wyoming hosts ShredFest and Fraud Watch presentations

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP Wyoming is sponsoring a free shredding event in Casper, WY, on June 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., to help residents safely dispose of documents with personally identifiable information. Residents can drop off up to two boxes of papers to be shredded at the Natrona County Public Library, 307 E. 2nd St., in Casper for free. In addition, AARP staff will give two Fraud Watch Network presentations at the library to help people learn about scams and frauds and tips …

AARP Wyoming supports, attends Casper events

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP Wyoming invites people attending the annual NIC Fest to stop by its booth at the vendor fair. The festival, which features more than 80 artists and bands, is hosted by the Nicolaysen Art Museum at 400 E. Collins St. in Casper. AARP staff and volunteers will be onsite there June 26 and 27 to discuss the AARP Fraud Watch Network and to provide information on livable communities, caregiving and other topics of interest to Wyoming residents age 50-plus. In …

AARP and retired teachers give back to community

Posted on 04/15/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP joined with members of the Cheyenne unit of the Wyoming Retired Educator Personnel (WREP) last week to give back to the community. Through a donation from both organizations, the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens purchased a new giraffe topiary for the Cheyenne Children’s Village. In addition, the botanic gardens hosted two educational classes for young children and their parents or grandparents to learn more about topiary art, wire art and other art topics. “The children’s village and the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens …

Aging at home receives boost from Wyoming Legislature

Posted on 03/27/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

More than 100 additional people in Wyoming will have the support they need to age at home thanks to efforts of the Wyoming Legislature. During the most recent session, AARP and its partners, like the Wyoming Association of Senior Project Directors (Senior Centers), advocated for additional funding to support more cost-effective measures that allow people to age in their home and local community. Recognizing the need for and efficiency of the program, the Wyoming Legislature approved a $200,000 increase in …

AARP and NOLS offer wilderness expedition

Posted on 03/11/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

AARP and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) have specifically designed this wilderness expedition for intrepid AARP members and qualifying family members who are interested in exploring their “Real Possibilities.” If you are seeking opportunities to learn new leadership skills, exercise creative solutions in a unique context and travel in a beautiful wilderness mountain range, then read on… The Wind River Range is the site for this expedition. This rugged, glacier-carved range is renowned for its sheer granite walls and famous …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to provide free tax assistance again

Posted on 03/3/2015 by | AARP Wyoming | Comments

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 48th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. “Compiling taxes can be frustrating and intimidating, even if you can afford an accountant,” Tim …