Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Week One

Posted on 09/24/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California September marks Hispanic Heritage Month (from September 15th to October 15th) and we’ll be sharing interesting facts about this month-long celebration every Wednesday until October 15th. We hope you will enjoy learning  important information about Latino heritage. Today, we begin with these six facts:   National Hispanic Heritage Month started as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson. It was expanded to one month by President Ronald Reagan and enacted into law in 1988. The countries of Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, …

Virtual Career Fair Designed for You

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Money & Work Are you looking for work or a new career? AARP can help! We’re offering the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 7am-11am PT featuring over 20 Life Reimagined for Work hiring employers. Experienced job seekers can learn about job opportunities from local California employers such as Blue Buffalo Co., a pet food manufacturer, EnCorps, and Avis Budget Group. During the Career Fair, you’ll also have access to companies such as AT&T, National Institutes of Health, Caterpillar, and the American …

Volunteers Shine at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Posted on 09/19/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Volunteering Over one thousand volunteers worked hard to make San Diego’s Ideas@50+ event a great success. The event, which took place in early September, attracted over 10,000 attendees. There was great entertainment featuring big name celebrities, many high profile speakers, workshops on important topics, and an exhibit hall that engaged everyone. Volunteers took on tasks such as registration, shuttle transportation oversight, greeters, room monitors, and much more. And always with a smile and helpful information. They were truly the life and soul of …

Únete a AARP en el Estadio de los Dodgers para el Festival Viva Los Dodgers, “La Gran Fiesta”

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events Es un momento emocionante para ser un fan de los Dodgers, y a AARP le gustaría verte en el festival Viva Los Dodgers, La Gran Fiesta, en honor del Mes de la Herencia Hispana para que disfrutes de comida, diversión, excelente música y festividades. Este festival familiar previo al juego se llevara a cabo en la recién remodelada estación 76 (cerca del lote 6) cuatro horas antes del juego de casa (el cual empieza a las 6:10 p.m.) donde los …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Viva Los Dodgers, “La Gran Fiesta”

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events It’s an exciting time to be a Dodgers fan and AARP would like to meet up with you at Viva Los Dodgers, La Gran Fiesta, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month to enjoy food, fun, great music, and festivities. This family-friendly pregame festival is held at the refurbished 76 station (near Lot 6) four hours prior to the home game (which starts at 6:10 p.m.), where fans can enjoy live music, players’ autographs, and other fun activities. AARP has even arranged …

Free Screening of “Cantinflas” for AARP Members in Whittier

Posted on 09/10/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California | Events As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, AARP California offered its members, and their members’ friends and relatives, the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a free prescreening of the movie, “Cantinflas”a day before its world premiere, which took place in the city of Whittier.  The first 100 attendees were also treated to a free popcorn and soda. The screening was a part of AARP Movies for Grownups, which celebrates movies that appeal to the 50+ audience. The film, starring Spanish actor, Óscar Jaenada, …