Excitement building for AARP-sponsored Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Excitement building for AARP-sponsored Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Posted on 03/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP Jacksonville, Fla. – Excitement is building as AARP and the City of Jacksonville finalize plans to offer great music, great fun and a wonderful, family-friendly event over Memorial Day weekend at the 32nd Jacksonville Jazz Festival May 22-26.  It’s the biggest in a series of fun, informational and educational events planned this year in Jacksonville. For the first time this year, AARP will be the presenting sponsor of the event.  Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson …

Join AARP Jacksonville for our Boomer Academy series

Join AARP Jacksonville for our Boomer Academy series

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP Jacksonville, Fla. — AARP is offering an innovative new approach to helping people 50+ find trusted tips and tactics to deal with the life choices facing everyone age 50+ — and it’s getting its start in Jacksonville. It’s called AARP Jacksonville’s Boomer Academy series.  Designed to help Jacksonville residents age 50-67 navigate the choices facing everyone age 50+, Boomer Academy bring together AARP members or anyone who wants to learn about an important issue with trusted experts who can give you …

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, AARP announce sponsorship of 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, AARP announce sponsorship of 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Posted on 02/11/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP Jacksonville, Fla. – Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson today announced that AARP will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Jazz Festival May 22-26. “On behalf of nearly 125,000 AARP members here in Jacksonville, I am delighted to join Mayor Brown today in announcing this sponsorship,” Johnson said in making the announcement.  “Like lasers, cellphones and chocolate chip cookies, jazz is an American creation.  There’s no better place to celebrate jazz than here in …

AARP Florida unveils new look of 2014 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS at Jacksonville International Auto Show

AARP Florida unveils new look of 2014 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS at Jacksonville International Auto Show

Posted on 02/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP Jacksonville, Fla. – AARP officially unveiled the new look of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS Friday at the Prime Osborn III Convention Center during the Jacksonville International Car & Truck Show, drawing the attention of enthusiastic race fans and car enthusiasts from across the First Coast. With the launch of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season coming up soon at the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23, race fans’ enthusiasm is mounting.  AARP and AARP Foundation launched Drive to …

AARP Florida names Land O'Lakes chapter as Chapter of the Year

AARP Florida names Land O’Lakes chapter as Chapter of the Year

Posted on 01/23/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP AARP Florida Names Land O’ Lakes Chapter to Top Honor Land O’ Lakes, Fla – A Land O’ Lakes’ AARP chapter, Chapter No. 4764, has been chosen as Florida’s AARP Chapter of the Year, AARP Florida announced today. “AARP is grateful for the work of the Land O’Lakes Chapter and all Florida AARP chapters,” said AARP’s Florida state director, Jeff Johnson. “ They are great legacies of our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, and her motto ‘To serve and not …

AARP Driver Safety Debuts Enhanced Version of Driving Refresher Course Designed to Help Participants Stay Ahead of a Changing Driving Landscape

Posted on 01/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP The cars we drive are getting smarter.  So is AARP’s safe-driver course.  The AARP initiative that has helped older drivers stay safe, educated and confident behind the wheel since 1979 debuted its new AARP Smart Driver™ Course this month. The course is now available throughout Florida in both a classroom setting, led by certified volunteer instructors, and online.  Why should Florida drivers be interested in refreshing their skills? Automobile technology, traffic laws and the entire driving landscape have changed dramatically …