Drive to End Hunger Spring Forward Food Drive AARP Maryland

Drive to End Hunger Spring Forward Food Drive Success!

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events “Hunger knows no holiday.”  This phrase, uttered often by the late Larry Adam, founder of the successful yearly Maryland food drive “Harvest for the Hungry,” was kept close to heart by the more than 130 AARP volunteers who staffed tables at Maryland-area Safeway stores this year from March 1-9 to encourage donations toward this year’s campaign.   Their efforts were not in vain, as this year’s Harvest for the Hungry “Spring Forward” food drive collected 4,750 bags of food for …

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Stay Connected: Newest Volunteer Opportunities in Maryland

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events   Updated 3/21/14! If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? Our members tell us that they want to make a difference, and AARP MD will showcase opportunities here for you to get connected to opportunity that make your feel great — either through AARP MD or through a community partner! Please take a look at the volunteer opportunities in Maryland below, which …

AARP and Partners Help Marylanders 'Spring Forward' During Food Drive

AARP and Partners Help Marylanders ‘Spring Forward’ During Food Drive

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events Daylight Saving Time (“Spring Forward”) begins on Sunday, March 9. What better way to celebrate than with a week’s worth of giving beforehand? AARP Maryland and partners (Maryland Food Bank, the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Safeway, WBAL TV 11 and the U.S. Postal Service) will kick off the 27th Annual Harvest for the Hungry Spring Forward Food Drive on Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m. This event will take place at Faith Community Church, a longtime Maryland Food Bank …

AARP Maryland Brings Volunteers to Annapolis for Lobby Day

AARP Maryland Brings Volunteers to Annapolis for Lobby Day

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events Members to Attend Hearings on Retirement Savings and Caregiving FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR INTERVIEW, CONTACT: Tresa Ballard: (410) 370-5305 or tballard@aarp.org Baltimore – AARP MD will testify today on several bills in the House and Senate on important issues for Marylanders 50+. Areas include retirement savings and security, caregiving and raising the state’s tobacco tax. In addition to testimony by State Director Hank Greenberg and Advocacy Director Tammy Bresnahan, AARP members in red AARP t- shirts will fill meeting rooms …

Valentine’s Day Discount: Marcus Johnson & the Urban Jam Band at The Strathmore

Valentine’s Day Discount: Marcus Johnson & the Urban Jam Band at The Strathmore

Posted on 02/4/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events Looking for something unique to do this Valentine’s Day? You’re in luck! AARP MD is offering a special member discount for a Valentine’s Day concert in Rockville, MD, featuring Billboard Top 10 Jazz keyboardist/pianist Marcus Johnson! Master of the “urban groove,” keyboard master Johnson spikes smooth jazz with the rhythms of rap and the soul of R&B. Johnson’s unique self-taught style of piano play has earned him distinction among his peers, and accolades among critics and fans alike. This performance will …

Attention Beatles Fans! Enter the 'Share Your Memories Contest'

Attention Beatles Fans! Enter the ‘Share Your Memories Contest’

Posted on 01/29/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Events This contest has officially ended, but AARP members can purchase discounted tickets at the link below. On February 11, 1964, an English quartet by the name of The Beatles stepped onto a US stage for the first time in Washington, DC. The lights went down, and the crowd noise went up. The rest, as they say, is history. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first coming to America, an historic event titled “Yesterday & Today: The 50th …