Start Early, Get Fit for Senior Olympics

Posted on 01/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Bill Wiese might have finally found the necessary motivation to stick to his New Year’s resolutions of staying active and physically fit for longer than a few months. The retired certified public accountant was one of 40 people last year who joined Team AARP to participate in the 2014 St. Louis Senior Olympics. He plans to join the team again, but wants to dedicate more time in preparation, so he can compete in as many as six events. “I think …

McCarther Graduates from VLI

Posted on 12/11/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events Sidney McCarther of Kansas City was selected to participate in AARP’s Volunteer Leadership Institute or VLI and graduated from the program Dec. 10 in Washington DC. VLI is a rigorous and innovative year-long training program designed to elevate highly skilled and motivated AARP volunteers to the next level of volunteer leadership.  (S/he) will be joined by 33 other exceptional AARP volunteers from across the country, who will meet both in person and virtually throughout the year to build their leadership …

…and the winners are…!

Posted on 10/29/2014 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Events Each year, AARP’s annual Day of Service is a day to give to communities in honor of the victims and survivors of 9/1. Every year, AARP Missouri invites chapters to participate in a multi-layered competition that garners chapters’ monetary rewards for their participation and efforts. The 2014 award winners are: Day of Service Photo Contest: Awarded for best photo(s) of chapter activity.  1st place: $100                        Cape Girardeau Chapter #4041 2nd place: $75                        Audrain County Chapter #3924 3rd place: $50                         …

Rams tickets available at a discount for AARP members

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

Events 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 …

AARP in St. Louis Teams with Rams Football

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

Events 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 …

Shift Gears with a Midnight Bike Ride

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events A traditional event that supports youthful pursuits has found itself a new ally. The Moonlight Ramble has raised money for youth hostels and other nonprofits in the St. Louis region since 1964. Since AARP members are always looking for ways to maintain an active lifestyle, in addition to the high percentage of cyclists at this event aged 45+, AARP in St. Louis has stepped up to be part of this healthy and fun St. Louis tradition on August 9th.