AARP Alabama partners with Fox 6 and Secure Destruction Services for an Anniston “Shred-A-Thon” on August 20

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Alabama | Events | Press Contact: Jamie Harding Phone: 205-470-1265 JHarding@aarp.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2014 AARP Alabama partners with WBRC Fox 6 and Secure Destruction Services for an Anniston Shred-A-Thon to fight ID Theft on Wednesday, August 20 Non-perishable food donations will be collected for Community Food Bank of Central Alabama Anniston, AL – AARP Alabama, WBRC Fox 6 and Secure Destruction Services will be staging a free community Shred-A-Thon on Wednesday, August 20 from 7 AM to 2 PM in the parking …

AARP Alabama partners with WBRC Fox 6 and Watchdog Document Service for Tuscaloosa Shred-A-Thon

Posted on 08/8/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Advocacy | Alabama | Home & Family | Press     Contact: Jamie Harding Phone: 205-470-1265 JHarding@aarp.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2014 AARP Alabama partners with WBRC Fox 6 and Watchdog Document Services on August 12 for a Tuscaloosa Shred-A-Thon to fight ID Theft Non-perishable food donations to be collected for West Alabama Food Bank Tuscaloosa, AL – AARP Alabama, WBRC Fox 6 and Watchdog Document Services will be staging a free community Shred-A-Thon on Tuesday, August 12 from 7 AM to 2 PM at 900 Skyland Boulevard, …

AARP Alabama Statement on Montgomery Circuit Court Ruling

Posted on 08/8/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Advocacy | Alabama | Press Contact: Jamie Harding Phone: 205-470-1265 JHarding@aarp.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AARP Alabama Statement: Montgomery Circuit Court Ruling a Positive Step Forward for Alabama Consumers AARP Alabama’s Interim State Director, Candace Williams, issued the following statement on behalf of AARP Alabama, following the dismissal of a suit by payday lenders seeking to block creation of a state database: “We are very pleased by the court’s ruling, which is a positive step forward in protecting Alabama consumers from predatory lenders. Creation of a …

Summer Nights Continues with Pop, Soul and All that Jazz!

Posted on 08/3/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Alabama A packed house at the historic Howard Theatre took in a range of music genres at the second Summer Nights concert. Offered by AARP DC, the audience swayed to the cool sounds, then got on the dance floor with well-known musical talent who are favorites with Washington, DC-area audiences. As with the first concert, WHUR Radio personality and comedian Joe Clair was MC for Summer Nights. Opening the show was Howard University alum Marshall Sims whose neo-soul sounds were warmly …

Take 40% off the AARP Smart Driver online course in July

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Alabama | Health & Wellbeing From July 1 through July 31, 2014, AARP Driver Safety is hosting an AARP Smart Driver™ online course promotion, in which participants can take 40 percent off the cost of the award-winning driving refresher course. The AARP Smart Driver online course is normally $17.95 for AARP members and $21.95 for nonmembers. The AARP Smart Driver Course teaches valuable defensive driving skills and provides a refresher of the rules of the road. The course helps drivers 50 and older stay current …

Join an AARP chapter and get involved!

Posted on 07/17/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Advocacy | Alabama | Local Resources | Volunteering AARP’s chapters in Alabama will be in full swing this fall, providing opportunities for community service and social activities. Chapters are the strategic link between members and communities around our state and AARP’s programs and activities in Alabama. And members may also have the opportunity to meet their local elected officials to share opinions on issues that matter to their community. If you’d like to learn more about the chapter in your area, feel free to visit one of these …