Two political ads in Arkansas U.S. Senate race make unauthorized mention of AARP

Two political ads in Arkansas U.S. Senate race make unauthorized mention of AARP

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Press   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2014  Contact: Michael Rowett, 501-217-1625, mrowett@aarp.org Two political ads in Arkansas U.S. Senate race  make unauthorized mention of AARP LITTLE ROCK—A second political ad in the Arkansas U.S. Senate race makes unauthorized mention of AARP, the association’s Arkansas state office said today.  The ad, titled “Cuts,” contains the tagline “Paid for by Mark Pryor for U.S. Senate.” This ad mentions AARP in the voiceover and includes a visual depiction of AARP’s logo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_pDvk-b8nY&feature=youtu.be  AARP’s …

New AARP report profiles most likely victims of online fraud

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Press New AARP report profiles most likely victims of online fraud  Arkansans may be at higher risk based on behavior and life experience; AARP Fraud Watch Network designed to help educate & empower consumers  LITTLE ROCK—An AARP study released today identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud.   The study follows initiation of the AARP Fraud Watch Network to help educate Americans about various forms of fraud including …

Maumelle resident among first graduates of AARP Volunteer Leadership Institute

Maumelle resident among first graduates of AARP Volunteer Leadership Institute

Posted on 01/17/2014 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Press Maumelle resident among first graduates of AARP Volunteer Leadership Institute Jim Penrod one of 22 honored in Washington, D.C. ceremony  MAUMELLE—Jim Penrod of Maumelle is one of 22 exceptional volunteers across the country who graduated from the inaugural class of AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute.  Penrod, a retired university administrator and current member of AARP Arkansas’ Executive Council, graduated during the ceremony held Wednesday, Jan. 8 in Washington, D.C.  The Volunteer Leadership Institute is a rigorous and innovative training opportunity launched …

AARP Introduces Free Health Care Costs Calculator for Retirement Planning

Posted on 11/25/2013 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 25, 2013 CONTACT: AARP Media Relations 202-434-2560, media@aarp.org, @AARPMedia  AARP Introduces Free Health Care Costs Calculator for Retirement Planning Only One Third of Americans Close to Retirement Age Have Taken Steps to Save for Major Expense  WASHINGTON, DC – Today, AARP launched a free online Health Care Costs Calculator, a major addition to their Ready for Retirement suite of planning tools.  In a survey accompanying the release of the calculator, AARP found that just one …

AARP Arkansas honors volunteer leaders with 2013 awards

AARP Arkansas honors volunteer leaders with 2013 awards

Posted on 11/5/2013 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Press     LITTLE ROCK—Jack Harris of Searcy is the 2013 recipient of the Andrus State Award for Community Service, AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award.    Harris received the award during AARP Arkansas’ 2013 Andrus Award and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, held today at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. Also presented today was AARP Arkansas’ Distinguished Service Award, which was received by Dr. Diana Glaze of North Little Rock.  The Andrus Award is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer …

AARP President Rob Romasco visits Arkansas

Posted on 09/16/2013 by | AARP Arkansa | Comments

Press AARP National President Rob Romasco made a July trip to Arkansas, putting in a full day and a half to talk with Governor Beebe, participate in a live call-in show on the Arkansas Educational Television Network and guest on other TV and radio stations. Rob was knowledgeable about the issues and their attendant facts, representing AARP with poise and polish. AARP volunteers across Arkansas know that, as Rob told us, “the satisfaction, the fulfillment, the sense of ‘it does matter …