AARP Idaho Appoints New State President

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

Press AARP Idaho has appointed Tom Trail as state president – the highest state-level volunteer position within the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. AARP Idaho has more than 177,000 members statewide and more than 38 million members nationwide. Dr. Trail, a Moscow resident, will lead the AARP Idaho volunteer executive council and work to achieve AARP’s vision, mission and strategic priorities in the state. He will also promote AARP Idaho’s role in the Fraud Watch Network, a national effort designed to protect Americans …

Volunteer Tom Trail Receives Humane Society Award

Posted on 02/22/2013 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Press Boise, Idaho - Tom Trail is a former Idaho State Representative and currently volunteers on AARP Idaho’s Executive Council. This week he received the Legislator of the Year award from the Human Society of the United States. From Lisa Kauffman, Idaho State Director of the Humane Society – “The Humane Society of the United States is pleased to award former Representative Tom Trail with the Legislator of the Year award for his continuous efforts to bring animal welfare legislation to the …

AARP: Retirement Security in Doubt for Middle Class

Posted on 01/15/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2013 CONTACT: Tiffany Lundquist or Dave Nathan media@aarp.org AARP: Retirement Security in Doubt for Middle Class CEO A. Barry Rand calls on policymakers to strengthen Medicare, Social Security Washington, DC – AARP CEO A. Barry Rand called for renewed focus on strengthening Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid in a speech today at the National Press Club. Rand discussed findings from AARP Public Policy Institute’s newly released “Middle Class Security Project,”  which studies how middle class …

Latino Youth Scholarship

Posted on 11/29/2012 by | AARP Idaho | Comments

Press November 29, 2012 AARP Idaho presented its Latino Youth Education Scholarship to Marissa P. Hernandez, 18, of Nampa.  Community leaders gathered to celebrate Hernandez and award the $1,500 scholarship that will help her pay for college following her graduation next year from Nampa High School.  The high school senior maintains a good grade-point-average, helps her family financially by cleaning a local business office and still has time to volunteer by reading to seniors, making baby quilts, raking leaves and helping …