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Valerie Disalvio

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Valerie Disalvio is Program Associate for Communications and Community Outreach at AARP Ohio.

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Nominate an Inspiring Volunteer for the 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 04/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

By: Clayton Eberly, AARP Ohio Communications Intern 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 – …

AARP Ohio Reviews are in for CEO Jo Ann Jenkins’ Speech on Disrupt Aging

Posted on 04/25/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins spoke at The City Club of Cleveland on Friday, April 8, 2016 in support of her new book, Disrupt Aging.  AARP Ohio was honored to host a number of our community partners, volunteers and leaders to hear Ms. Jenkins speak.  To watch or listen to the event, please visit The City Club of Cleveland’s website. Here’s a roundup of reviews from AARP Ohio volunteers: Mike Barnhart, state president:  Disrupt Aging, what a powerful concept!  Jo …

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

Posted on 04/13/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

By Kelley Neal, AARP Ohio Volunteer Engagement Specialist 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 …

After Hours with AARP at Music Box Supper Club!

Posted on 04/12/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

Looking for a fun weeknight out in downtown Cleveland? Spend an evening at one of Cleveland’s concert venues in the Flats, listening to live music, and enjoying a lakefront sunset. Join AARP on Tuesday, May 10 at Music Box Supper Club to enjoy the music of Rachel and the Beatnik Playboys or to just kick back on the patio and enjoy a springtime evening with friends. Tickets to attend this event are $10 per person. You can order online on …

Love Cincinnati’s murals, but not all the walking? Come roll with us!

Posted on 04/12/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

By Nicole Ware, Associate State Director for AARP in Cincinnati Cincinnati has a love affair with the arts. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that Cincinnati has over 100 murals. Now members, art lovers, and history buffs can conveniently see 20 of the most beautiful, talked about, historically significant murals in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky from the comfort of your seat. Through this Cincinnati Murals Bus Tour, designed especially for you, you will be able to get off …

Opening Day filled with Baseball, Fun and Fighting Fraud

Posted on 04/6/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

By Nicole Ware, Associate State Director, AARP in Cincinnati Opening Day in Cincinnati was Monday, April 4, 2016 at Washington Park. AARP celebrated the unofficial holiday with members and fans in Washington Park where we hit a home run by preventing fraud and identity theft. Several were surprised at their score after they took the “Are You an Easy Target for Scanners?” quiz. Those who joined the AARP Fraud Watch Network to get timely tips to fight fraud and identity …

AARP Welcomes Columbus into Network of Age-Friendly Communities

Posted on 03/24/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

By Tamara James, AARP Ohio Interim State Director The City of Columbus was welcomed into the AARP Network of Age Friendly Communities yesterday at Columbus City Hall. In Ohio, only Columbus and Cleveland have been accepted to the network. In 2012, AARP became the exclusive affiliate in the United States of the World Health Organization’s global network. Since that time, 77 communities in 28 states and Washington DC have entered the AARP/WHO network, which means that 41 million Americans now …

AARP urges thank you notes for veterans at D-Day Conneaut

Posted on 08/28/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

Written by Laura Martin, AARP Ohio Communications Intern Approximately 20,000 people gathered at Conneaut State Park this past weekend (August 21-22) to watch the annual reenactment of D-Day in Normandy, France, coordinated by D-Day Conneaut. The reenactment aims to honor and commemorate the Allied and Axis soldiers who bravely fought in World War II, and AARP Ohio was there encouraging visitors to write thank you notes to our veterans. Having the second largest veteran membership in the United States, “AARP …

Catch a Ballgame & Keep Your Identity SAFE!

Posted on 08/13/2015 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

Enjoy time with family, friends and AARP at a Mahoning Valley Scrappers Game at Eastwood Field with tickets discounted for AARP members and households. These specially priced lower box tickets are $8 (normally $10) for the September 1st game against the State College Spikes. First Pitch is at 7:05 pm. Show us your AARP Card at our table on the concourse for a free gift (while supplies last) and for valuable information. Prior to the game stop by the community …

AARP continues to champion legal protections for Ohioans on their monthly utility bills.

Posted on 04/9/2014 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/vdisalvio/" title="Posts by Valerie Disalvio" rel="author">Valerie Disalvio</a> | AARP Ohio |

Contact: Luke Russell, lrussell@aarp.org Columbus, OH. – AARP supports elimination of language by the Ohio House in the Budget Bill (HB 483) that would have removed legal protections for natural gas and electricity consumers and their monthly utility bills. AARP opposed provisions that would have allowed utilities to seek rate increases for the cost to clean up long defunct manufactured gas and electric plants (MGP). “AARP is thankful that consumers in Ohio, including AARP members, will not be impacted by …