Rams tickets available at a discount for AARP members

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Events | Missouri This is a shout out to all football fans everywhere! The backfield will be in motion when the Rams football team rolls out to scramble with the Seattle Seahawks on October 19 and the Oakland Raiders on November 30 at 12 noon. AARP in St. Louis will be there to watch the kickoff action and is offering AARP members and their guest(s) discounted tickets to each game! AARP in St. Louis is offering special seating – at up to a …

Actions to Prepare for a Disaster

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Missouri A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school or home in the past two years. Knowing what to do in the event of a disaster or emergency is the message of the America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, and exercises. …

AARP in St. Louis Teams with Rams Football

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Missouri | Money & Work Do you live in the St. Louis region – or are a Rams football team fan from anywhere? AARP in St. Louis is offering discounted tickets to two 12 noon games this season – October 19 and November 30 – in the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis. The Rams will face off against the Seattle Seahawks on October 19, and on November 30 will scramble with the Oakland Raiders. By teaming with the Rams, AARP in St. Louis …

PSC Rejects Huge Rate Hike Request

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | Missouri In a proposal rejected by the state Public Service Commission (PSC), Missouri Gas Energy wanted to raise a fixed monthly charge from $28.10 to $40.95 during the coldest winter months and drop it to $26.88 in warmer months. AARP and other consumer advocates challenged the plan, saying it would provide little incentive for conservation and would make small households using less energy pay proportionately more. The fee is the same for all residential customers and is added to the cost …

Independence volunteer joins VLI

Posted on 08/26/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Missouri | Volunteering Marvin Sands of Independence was recently selected to join the AARP Volunteer Leadership Institute (VLI). VLI is an intensive leadership training program that prepared participants (exceptional AARP volunteers nominated by their state or AARP volunteer program)( for new opportunities and responsibilities in support of AARP’s mission. During his tenure as an AARP volunteer, Sands has served on the state’s Executive Council. He is currently the Social Media lead volunteer; “Speak Out!” speakers bureau presenter; and bureau Presentation Coordinator. He is …

Andrus Award runner-up announced

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

About AARP | Missouri | Volunteering AARP Missouri selected a First Runner-up for the Andrus Award for Community Service. Elizabeth “Liz” Fenner of Lexington will receive a $500 award that will be donated to her favorite charitable organization. The 80-year old retired teacher and mother of three and grandmother of two (who will follow in her footsteps as teachers) has a long history of community involvement. Here’s a short list of Fenner’s most recent community activities: Third term President of the Lexington Community Betterment Association Chair, …