AARP Sponsors Autocross April 26-27 Promoting Driver Safety

AARP Sponsors Autocross April 26-27 Promoting Driver Safety

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events | Georgia Atlanta Motor Speedway will host an American Street Car Series autocross event during the Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama on April 26-27. Check our AARP Georgia Facebook or Twitter for a discounted coupon. The American Street Car Series, which hosts autocross events around the country, will coordinate an autocross open to all show participants.  The competition is open for autocross veterans, as well as drivers interested in giving it a try.  There is no additional charge for the autocross competition as it is included with …

AARP Georgia Offers Free Smart Device Training for 50+ Population

AARP Georgia Offers Free Smart Device Training for 50+ Population

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Technology On Thursday, April 24, at 10 am – 12 pm and 2-4 pm AARP Georgia is launching a series of free hands-on mobile technology workshops customized for the 50+ audience at the The EpiCenter, 135 Riverside Parkway SW, Austell, GA 30168. Bridging the Digital Divide is the aim of the AARP T.E.K. (Technology, Education, Knowledge) program in Georgia. These workshops will be held all year at megachurches and community centers throughout metro Atlanta. For registration at AARP T.E.K. Workshops, please call: 1-877-926-8300. …

AARP Foundation Seeks Applicants for AmeriCorps VISTA Anti-Hunger Initiative

AARP Foundation Seeks Applicants for AmeriCorps VISTA Anti-Hunger Initiative

Posted on 04/17/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia Would you like to help struggling older adults put healthy food on their tables? Would you like to develop a set of skills that will benefit you while working for a world-class nonprofit? Then consider a year-long opportunity as an AARP Foundation AmeriCorps VISTA.       Position Description: Convene community leaders and members to identify SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) barriers and develop a comprehensive plan to improve access in local communities Recruit, manage, and train community volunteers to …

Want to Start or Grow a Small Business?

Want to Start or Grow a Small Business?

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work Ever wondered if business ownership was right for you or if you have the personality traits to run a successful business or maybe if that fantastic idea you have could be the next million dollar sensation? Join SBA, AARP, and the Georgia Small Business Development Center for a workshop on Exploring Entrepreneurship. Starting a business should not be undertaken without considerable soul searching, a big reality check and immense preparation.    Monday, April 21, 2014 Registration: 8:00 a.m. Workshop: 8:45 …

AARP GA and Delta Sigma Theta Present 50+ Expo in College Park

AARP GA and Delta Sigma Theta Present 50+ Expo in College Park

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events | Georgia AARP GA is sponsoring the Delta Sigma Theta 50+ Expo this Saturday by providing educational workshops on identity fraud, Medicaid Expansion, drivers safety, and other relevant issues April 12, 9 am- 2 pm at Benjamin Banneker High School, 6015 Feldwood Road in College Park, GA. The Senior Expo is for anyone age 50 and above. General session address, workshop sessions, and Zumba will be conducted by AARP GA. No registration is required.     Schedule General Session Auditorium        9:00-9:20 Workshop One                              9:30-10:15 …

Getting on the Road to Safer Driving

Getting on the Road to Safer Driving

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Georgia | Volunteering By Don O’Briant James Veal has been driving for six decades, but after taking the AARP Smart Driver Course in January, he found that even experienced drivers can learn something new. “I took the old AARP Driver Safety Course about three years ago and thought this one would be much of the same,” said Veal, 75, of Blue Ridge. “But it had more details about city driving and how physical problems affect your driving. It taught me a lot of …