2014 Alabama Senior Olympics starts April 26

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Events Dust off those tennis racquets, pick up the walking and running pace, and swing that bowling ball! It’s time to get ready for the 2014 Alabama Senior Olympics events that begin April 26 and end June 7, as part of the Alabama Sports Festival, Inc. What you need to know: Anyone who is 50 years old to 100+ is welcome to join the fun. You’ll compete with others your age, give or take a few years, based on your age on …

Dr. Martha Poole Simmons receives Award

Dr. Martha Poole Simmons receives Award

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | AARP Alabama | Comments

Events Dr. Martha Poole Simmons receives AARP Alabama’s most prestigious Volunteer award for Community Service Montgomery – Dr. Martha Poole Simmons has been selected to receive AARP Alabama’s 2013 Andrus Award for Community Service. The award recognizes volunteers who made their communities better in ways that support AARP’s mission, vision, and strategic direction and that inspire others to volunteer. “This award is a symbol to the public that each of us can create positive social change through our acts of service,” says …

Join us at the Mobile Candidate Forum on Oct 21st, to learn where your candidates stand on issues that matter to you

Join us at the Mobile Candidate Forum on Oct 21st, to learn where your candidates stand on issues that matter to you

Posted on 10/16/2013 by | AARP Alabama | Comments

Events Please join AARP Alabama, the University of South Alabama and the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce as we host your candidates for Congress.  Learn where candidates stand on important issues. The event will be  from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, October 21, at The Mitchell Center, University South Alabama, located at 5950 Old Shell Road | Mobile, AL 36688. The forum is free and open to the public.   Reservations are kindly requested, but not required by calling toll-free to 866-542-8167 …

AARP AL Shredding Event - November 15th

AARP AL Shredding Event – November 15th

Posted on 10/11/2013 by | AARP Alabama | Comments

Events Reduce your chances of becoming a victim of ID theft by safely destroying your personal documents with the help of AARP Alabama at their Free Shredding Event on November 15, 2013. An industrial-sized shredder will be on-site, and individuals (no businesses, please) may shred up to three bags or boxes of personal papers. There is no fee for this community service. However, AARP will be collecting non-perishable food items to support the Montgomery Area Food Bank and its disaster relief efforts. …

AARP calls for nominations for Andrus Award, top volunteer honor

AARP calls for nominations for Andrus Award, top volunteer honor

Posted on 04/15/2013 by | AARP Alabama | Comments

Events Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference   Montgomery, AL — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2013 Alabama Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Alabamians who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.  “AARP Alabama is excited to shine a light on 50+ Alabamians who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Jesse Salinas, AARP State Director.  Nominations …

Help Stamp Out Hunger May 11

Help Stamp Out Hunger May 11

Posted on 04/15/2013 by | AARP Alabama | Comments

Events On Saturday, May 11, for the third year in a row, AARP Foundation’s Drive to End Hunger is sponsoring Stamp Out Hunger, the nation’s largest single-day food drive.  This is the 21st year of this effort, which is led by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service.   The AARP Foundation will donate more than 15 million Drive to End Hunger- branded paper grocery bags printed in both English and Spanish. Through the U.S. Postal Service, the …