Veterans Deserve Thanks During Veteran’s Day and Beyond

Posted on 11/10/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP America’s military veterans have served our country in battle during two World Wars, and in Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan and other places near and far. They did their part. Many are still doing their part. On Veterans Day, it’s our turn to honor and serve them. This Veteran’s Day, AARP is reminding Marylanders and those across the county that we are dedicated to veterans–and with help from caring AARP members, our organization has donated over $311,000 to the USO helping open two …

Make Your Voice Heard During AARP’s Upcoming Tour of Southern Maryland!

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP 10/1 Update: Our third and final event in Waldorf is now at capacity, but seats remain for our other two events! Sign up below.  Do you live in southern Maryland? Would you like a chance to talk to AARP in your community about the issues that matter to you and your family? Now’s your chance! AARP Maryland is hosting three member events around Southern Maryland during the dates of October 7-9, 2014, to raise awareness on important issues including retirement security, keeping …

Maryland’s Diane Bell-McKoy Begins AARP National Policy Council Term

Posted on 06/26/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP AARP recently welcomed Diane Bell-McKoy to its National Policy Council. Bell-McKoy will serve a two-year term. “I am honored to join the AARP National Policy Council.” Bell-McKoy said. “It is an organization committed to service, inspiring social change and ensuring that people of all backgrounds age with dignity and respect. I look forward to serving AARP members and the broader 50+ population.” Bell-McKoy, of Baltimore, Maryland, is President/CEO of Associated Black Charities, Maryland’s leading African-American philanthropic organization. Its signature strategy, …

Wanted: A Communications Intern!

Posted on 06/13/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP Fall 2014 update: We are no longer looking for an intern at this time. Please continue reading our blog for future opportunities! Those interested should send a resume and a short paragraph about why there is interest in the position to AARP Maryland’s Director of Communications, Tresa Ballard, at tballard@aarp.org. If you have questions, please email Ms. Ballard or call her at 410-895-7610. Are you an undergraduate looking for some real-world internship experience in the field of traditional and digital communications (like Facebook …

Become an AARP Executive Council Member!

Posted on 05/7/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

About AARP We’re looking for people who want to bring their commitment and talents to making a difference in the lives of people 50+ in Maryland. If you have a passion for the issues faced by people 50+, and are a strategic thinker and planner who has led others to achieve common goals, we encourage you to learn more about AARP’s volunteer leadership positions. We have included a description of the position for your reference please click here: 2014 Executive Council Position Description …

Paid Legislative Internship with AARP Maryland

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

About AARP Looking for that perfect internship opportunity? AARP Maryland has several paid internship opportunities in 2014 for the right student. Right now, AARP Maryland is seeking an undergraduate student for a paid legislative advocacy internship. The intern must have completed at least 60 credit hours and have a GPA of 3.5 or above. We need to have the intern selected ASAP.     The ideal candidate should have: A working knowledge of the legislative process and an interest in learning government …