Join AARP at the National Museum of the Great Lakes

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Interested in learning how the Great Lakes have dramatically impacted not only your community, but all of North America socially, economically, and politically? Come out and explore the National Museum of the Great Lakes with AARP and hear tales that span hundreds of years. Join us for fascinating stories of the Great Lakes as you learn about the rich history of the world’s most important natural resource. Immerse yourself in the unique media and hands-on experiences, including the museum ship, …

Fight Back Against Fraud – Akron Car Safety, Shred and Electronic Disposal Event

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Making sure your car is set up properly for you and shredding confidential documents you no longer need are great ways to protect yourself, both on the road and from fraud. Join AARP Ohio, the Akron Police Department, WAKR, WONE, and WZMX for our car safety, document shredding, and electronic device disposal event. Free Car Safety, Shredding and Electronic Disposal Event Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Rubber City Radio Group Offices 1795 West Market Street, …

AARP Nights at Fifth Third Field and the Dayton Dragons

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AARP Night at Fifth Third Field Steal bases and not identities. Meet AARP volunteers and staff and get to know what AARP is doing in your community at two Dayton Dragons games in August. AARP members and their guests can purchase tickets to the following games at the discounted price of $10 per person. Dayton Dragons vs. Lansing Lugnuts Saturday, August 5, 2017, 7:00PM Dayton Dragons vs. West Michigan White Caps Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 7:00PM Fifth Third Field, 220 …

2017 African-American Caregiver Forum Care for the Caregiver

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Join AARP and the Alzheimer’s Association for a free program to address the daily challenges faced by families who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Featured speaker is Sonia Jackson Myles, author of The Sister Accord-51 Ways to Love Your Sister. Ms. Myles will focus on the caregiving experience. AARP will provide CAREversation, an interactive experience to provide caregivers tips and tools to care for themselves and their loved ones. There will also …

Nominate an Inspiring Volunteer for the 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service

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By: Clayton Eberly The Andrus Award for Community Service honors volunteers who embody the spirit of AARP founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, and believe in the power of the individual to spark change and improve their communities one act at a time. According to Dr. Andrus, “It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live. … The human contribution is the essential ingredient.” Recognition of those whose passion for service – who share their human …

Stepping Out and Stepping Up in Columbus

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You’re invited to “Step Out” with AARP Ohio on Thursday, May 18th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Franklin Park Conservatory Wells Barn. You’ll enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshing beverages while learning about how you can “Step Up” and make a positive impact in your community as an AARP Ohio Volunteer. AARP helps people turn their goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families. If you’re interested …

Volunteer recognition important during National Volunteer Week and all year long.

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It’s National Volunteer Week! During this week AARP in Ohio pauses to recognize the amazing things our volunteers throughout the state do for those 50+. From visiting elected officials to helping people protect themselves from fraud to bringing caregivers together for information and support, our volunteers make a positive impact in and for their communities every day. Did you know that the value of each hour a volunteer works is estimated to be $23.07? That’s an impressive dollar amount but …

AARP Launches “Operation: Stop Scams” with Several Ohio Events

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Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Join us at events across Ohio this spring to fight back against fraud! The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to consumers nationwide in “Operation: Stop Scams” — a month-long series of events in communities coast-to-coast, as AARP state organizations sponsor more than 150 free local events in nearly every state and the District of Columbia from Friday, April 14, through Tuesday, May 16, …

Experience ‘This Light of Ours’ Exhibition with AARP and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

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AARP and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage are pleased to bring you This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement as well as two unique events with Lori Stokes and photographer Matt Herron. More than 150 black-and-white images chronicling the Southern Freedom Movement are featured in This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. This multimedia exhibition features work by nine activist photographers who documented Southern institutionalized segregation and the actions of Civil …

Hit the Hardwood with AARP and the Mid-American Conference

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Join AARP at the MAC Basketball Championship in Cleveland March 8-11, 2017. Visit the AARP table on the Arena concourse to get to know volunteers and other members and to learn about what AARP is doing in your community and how you may be able to upgrade your seats. AARP members and their guests can purchase discounted tickets online for the men’s tournament games at $15 each by using the discount code “MACFIFTYPLUS” or by calling 1-888-894-9424*. All games are played …